Put One Word After Another: Neil Gaiman’s Eight Rules of Writing

Write Put one word after another. Find the right word, put it down. Finish what you’re writing. Whatever you have to do to finish it, finish it. Put it aside. Read it pretending you’ve never…

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$20,000 Poetry Prize – Entries Now Open

Entries are now open for the Montreal International Poetry Prize. The winner of the prize will receive a cash prize of CA $20,000 (approximately US $19,500 or GBP £ 12,900). The prize is open to original, unpublished…

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Never Open a Book with the Weather: Writing Advice from Elmore Leonard

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Nominees for the 2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Announced

The Los Angeles Times first awarded book prizes in 1980. The 2013 Los Angeles Time Book Prizes will be awarded to the best books across ten categories, published in the United States in the previous…

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Applications Now Open for the $35,000 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

Please note: the following post relates to the 2013 Nicholl Fellowships. For 2014 information please click here. Entries for the prestigious and lucrative Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in…

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