1. "Mystery Writer Weaves Intricate Puzzles In Sleepy French Town" via Eleanor Beardsley
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    "Mystery Writer Weaves Intricate Puzzles In Sleepy French Town" via Eleanor Beardsley

    Image: Ben Bowes/Flickr

  2. eleanor beardsley

    france

    writing

    mystery

  1. The Hemingway App rewrites your work. As a test, we shoveled the first paragraph - 13 sentences - of ‘The Sun Also Rises’ by Ernest Hemingway into the system. 
"Hemingway Doesn’t Always Live Up To His Code"  View in High-Res

    The Hemingway App rewrites your work. As a test, we shoveled the first paragraph - 13 sentences - of ‘The Sun Also Rises’ by Ernest Hemingway into the system. 

    "Hemingway Doesn’t Always Live Up To His Code" 

  2. Hemingway

    App

    Writing

  1. I had been working as a journalist for nearly eight years before I could easily write in the voice that I turned out to have.

    — Nora Ephron on Writing

  2. nora ephron

    writing

  1. Posted on 25 June, 2012

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    Reblogged from theparisreview

    theparisreview:

“I must have such control of my tools, of words, that I can make this sentence leap off the page. I have to have my writing so polished that it doesn’t look polished at all. I want a reader, especially an editor, to be a half-hour into my book before he realizes it’s reading he’s doing.”
—Maya Angelou, The Art of Fiction No. 119
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    theparisreview:

    “I must have such control of my tools, of words, that I can make this sentence leap off the page. I have to have my writing so polished that it doesn’t look polished at all. I want a reader, especially an editor, to be a half-hour into my book before he realizes it’s reading he’s doing.”

    —Maya Angelou, The Art of Fiction No. 119

  2. May Angelou

    poetry

    fiction

    writing

    literature

  1. Posted on 15 May, 2012

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    Reblogged from apoetreflects

    apoetreflects:

“It took me years to understand that words are often as important as experience, because words make experience last”
—Willie Morris

    apoetreflects:

    “It took me years to understand that words are often as important as experience, because words make experience last”

    —Willie Morris

  2. Willie Morris

    writing

    words