Magazine Articles Tagged With creative process

Ghost in the Machine: A Typewriter, a Postcard, and the Objects of Memory

by Maria Mutch

The Literary Life

Posted 5.1.14

Maria Mutch

A writer’s search for a typewriter brings her face to face with both present and past, and helps her understand ideas of friendship, memory, connection, and loss.

 

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Where We Write: Kansas

by Julene Bair

The Literary Life

Posted 5.1.14

Julene Bair

Years after leaving her family farm in Kansas, a memoirist discovers meaning in her work while revisiting the past, and exploring her family’s relationship to the land.

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Labor of Love: The Anthology from Conception to Publication

by Eleanor Henderson and Anna Solomon

The Practical Writer

Posted 5.1.14

Eleanor Henderson and Anna Solomon

Two novelists discuss the excitement and challenges of editing an anthology of essays.

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Apple Loses Again in E-book Battle, Amazon Offers Buyouts to Warehouse Employees, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.17.14

Novelist Eleanor Catton on writing strategies; why science fiction should be taken seriously; from blog to book; and other news.

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Authors Join Forces Against Turkey’s Social Media Ban, Debate Over Bookstores, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.28.14

British justice secretary sticks to his guns; Karen Russell’s sleep-deprived nation; customers unimpressed by Amazon settlement; and other news.

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Books Bound in Human Skin, Ian Fleming’s Love Letters, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.27.14

Christina Baker Kline novels move from mid-list to bestseller; a day in the life of Meg Wolitzer; two authors consider the strength of the adage “write what you know”; and other news.

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George Saunders’s Beginnings, Instagram’s Anonymous Poet, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.13.14

David Foster Wallace on paper; Afghan women poets in photos and couplets; the dangers of computerized essay evaluation; and other news.

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The Sentimentalist: In Defense of Feeling

by Nate Pritts

The Literary Life

Posted 3.1.14

Nate Pritts

Emphasizing the distinction between sentiment and sentimentality, a poet makes his case for writing with genuine emotion.

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Going Back Home: Unlocking the Secrets of Postresidency Stress Syndrome

by Ada Calhoun

Special Section

Posted 3.1.14

Ada Calhoun

A nonfiction writer and journalist offers advice for those struggling to return to daily life after attending a writers residency.

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Poetry Versus Prose Debate Results in Violence, Shakespeare Science, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.29.14

The New Yorker published an excerpt of Rebecca Mead’s My Life in Middlemarch; the Telegraph lists several products that use poets to move merchandise, including potato chips; USA Today details why generations of readers still love Austen’s Pride and Prejudice; and other news.

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