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Picked fresh daily: writing craft, inspiration, advice, and sometimes just funny.
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The Most Devastatingly Convincing Pie Chart You've Ever Seen

The Most Devastatingly Convincing Pie Chart You've Ever Seen | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Since 1991, there have been 13,950 peer-reviewed articles on global warming. How many rejected it?
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SC Write - Writing, Publishing, and Harry Potter: #1 The HUGE Importance of "Show, Don't Tell"

SC Write - Writing, Publishing, and Harry Potter: #1 The HUGE Importance of "Show, Don't Tell" | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
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Plot Fixer # 9 Plots That Rely On Coincidence and Contrivance

Plot Fixer # 9 Plots That Rely On Coincidence and Contrivance | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Writers In The Storm welcomes back double RITA finalist, Kara Lennox, a.k.a. Karen Leabo with her Plot Fixer blog series. Don’t miss Kara’s writing tips the first Friday of every month. Here are th...
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The Best Illustrated Children’s Books and Picturebooks of 2012

The Best Illustrated Children’s Books and Picturebooks of 2012 | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
From Indian folk art to neuroscience, by way of Saul Bass, James Joyce, and die-cut Cold War allegories.
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Why We Cry: The Science of Sobbing and Emotional Tearing

Why We Cry: The Science of Sobbing and Emotional Tearing | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Why it's easier to prevent a crying spell than to stop one already underway.
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Hasbro Toys To Kids: Girls Cook, Boys Work (They're Really Saying That!)

Hasbro Toys To Kids: Girls Cook, Boys Work (They're Really Saying That!) | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Someone update Hasbro's calendar. It's 2012, not 1950.
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Zadie Smith’s 10 Rules of Writing

Zadie Smith’s 10 Rules of Writing | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
"Resign yourself to the lifelong sadness that comes from never ­being satisfied." In the winter of 2010, inspired by Elmore Leonard's 10...
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Adrienne Rich’s 1968 Poem “Gabriel” Read by Tom O’Bedlam

Adrienne Rich’s 1968 Poem “Gabriel” Read by Tom O’Bedlam | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
"I get your message Gabriel / just will you stay looking / straight at me / awhile longer" This year, we lost celebrated poet, essayist,...
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The Other Side of the Story: Send up the (Red) Flag: Telling Words That Often Spell Trouble

The Other Side of the Story: Send up the (Red) Flag: Telling Words That Often Spell Trouble | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
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Tackling Revisions

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by Susan Dennard — NaNoWriMo is OVER. Many of you find yourselves with a finished novel in hand–perhaps a product of a grueling November or perhaps a novel written some other time. Eith...
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The Delicate Balance between Advance Publicity and Giving Away Too Much Too Early - She Writes

The Delicate Balance between Advance Publicity and Giving Away Too Much Too Early - She Writes | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Any aspiring author who has their sights set on getting published knows the value of an author platform.
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Writing A Book: What Happens After The First Draft?

Writing A Book: What Happens After The First Draft? | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Many new writers are confused about what happens after you have managed to get the first draft out of your head and onto the page.
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What Is Art? Favorite Famous Definitions, from Antiquity to Today

What Is Art? Favorite Famous Definitions, from Antiquity to Today | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
"Art is not a thing -- it is a way." After the recent omnibus of definitions of science by some of history's greatest minds and definitio...
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Literary Birthday - 5 December - Joan Didion

Literary Birthday - 5 December - Joan Didion | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Happy Birthday,  Joan Didion , born 5 December 1934 I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.
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So You Want To Be a Writer: Bukowski Debunks the “Tortured Genius” Myth of Creativity

So You Want To Be a Writer: Bukowski Debunks the “Tortured Genius” Myth of Creativity | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
"unless it comes unasked out of your heart and your mind and your mouth and your gut, don't do it." Why do writers -- great writers -- wr...
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Six Compelling Antagonists

Six Compelling Antagonists | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
The Immoral Antagonist This is easily the most popular form of antagonist. The bad guy is one readers will have no trouble hating. He is usually set in clear contrast against the good-guy hero.
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