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10 Tips on Writing from Joyce Carol Oates
10 Tips on Writing from Joyce Carol Oates

“Don’t try to anticipate an ideal reader — or any reader. He/she might exist — but is reading someone else.”

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Barthes’s Likes and Dislikes, Illustrated
Barthes’s Likes and Dislikes, Illustrated

Champagne over strawberries, Glenn Gould over Vivaldi, romantic music over fidelity, and no telephoning.

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Famous Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers
Famous Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers

Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Didion, Sontag, Vonnegut, Bradbury, Orwell, and other literary icons.

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14-Year-Old George Washington’s 110 Commandments for Cultivating Character
14-Year-Old George Washington’s 110 Commandments for Cultivating Character

“Labour to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.”

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Original Mad Man David Ogilvy on the 10 Qualities of Creative Leaders
Original Mad Man David Ogilvy on the 10 Qualities of Creative Leaders

The rare talents of trust, gusto, and guts under pressure.

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Susan Sontag on Why Lists Appeal to Us, Plus Her Listed Likes and Dislikes
Susan Sontag on Why Lists Appeal to Us, Plus Her Listed Likes and Dislikes

How lists confer value and guarantee existence.

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