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Novels vs Short Stories

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Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

I have always been a very firm advocate of novels over short stories. For a long [...]


143 Characters Can Change Everything

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

Ten years ago, if you told me that a platform called Twitter would emerge that would [...]


Perturbed by Pulitzer

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Thursday, April 17th, 2014

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about my challenging journey to finish The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. [...]


The Hemingway myth

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

My seminar class is reading Ulysses. I’ll give pause to allow for the types of moans [...]


“I enjoyed watching you”

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Last week I was at work emptying the tip jar after closing time. Buried in the [...]


Spoiled by speculation: how reviewers and recappers ruin TV for Internet nerds like me

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

I have a long list of dream jobs. Some of them are not particularly suited to [...]


Are you really loling?

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Friday, April 11th, 2014

We live in a world where things are always changing. Technology is advancing faster than ever [...]


Opposite of lonely

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Thursday, April 10th, 2014

The other morning, I was skimming through my Twitter timeline and there was one tweet from Buzzfeed [...]


My beef with Buzzfeed

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Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

You can find it everywhere. Hyperlinked in the flood of “news” that inundates every possible social-media [...]


WWOOFing

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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

I’m so excited after reading this article, “3 Ways to Act on Your Wanderlust as a [...]