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Letters of Note

This blog of famous people’s letters is fascinating. I particularly liked the one-two punch of Einstein’s views on God and Steinbeck’s struggles over story. http://www.lettersofnote.com/

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Writing advice from C.S. Lewis

1. Always try to use the language so as to make quite clear what you mean and make sure your sentence couldn’t mean anything else. 2. Always prefer the plain direct word to the long, vague one. Don’t implement promises, but keep them. 3. Never use abstract nouns when concrete ones will do. If you […]

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Top 15 Great Alcoholic Writers

http://listverse.com/literature/top-15-great-alcoholic-writers/ A list of 15 great, influential, and talented (not necessarily simultaneously applicable) writers who had a battle with the bottle. Unfortunately, it concentrates more on their success than this personal failing: Rah-rah for addiction!

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