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"In a perfect world we’ll all sing in tune/But this is reality so give me some room."

Billy Bragg, “Waiting for the Great Leap Foreward.”

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Yes.

Yes.

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cerceos:

Noritaka Minami, 1972.

This is strangely appealing.

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typeverything:

Typeverything.com - Flash from the Bike Geek collection by Jeffrey Conner (by Jeffrey Conner)

typeverything:

Typeverything.com - Flash from the Bike Geek collection by Jeffrey Conner (by Jeffrey Conner)

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homedesigning:

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explore-blog:

A truly spectacular read on the art of solitude, increasingly misunderstood and rare in our age of compulsive connectivity.
Yep.

explore-blog:

A truly spectacular read on the art of solitude, increasingly misunderstood and rare in our age of compulsive connectivity.

Yep.

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Earlier this week we posted a list of our favourite essays for writers. Today the consistently excellent Amanda Oliver got in touch to tell us about her three favourites:

Everything you Need to Know About Writing Successfully - in Ten Minutes by Stephen King - Short, sharp advice on everything from talent and self-criticism to having fun and entertaining your audience

Where Do You Get Your Ideas? by Neil Gaiman - A meditation on inspriation

Those Words That Echo…Echo…Echo Through Life by Jamaica Kincaid - Another great essay from the the New York Times Writers on Writing series

And in case you missed it, here is the original list:

On Keeping a Notebook by Joan Didion - A great essay about making notes that gets to the very core of the writing process

Write Like a Motherfucker by Cheryl Strayed - Raw, emotional advice on the role of humility and surrender in the often tortured world of the writer

Thoughts on Writing by Elizabeth Gilbert  - On disicpline, hard work, rejection and why it’s never too late to start

Write Till You Drop by Annie Dillard - “Do you think I could be a writer?” “I don’t know… . Do you like sentences?”

Why I Write by George Orwell - On egoism, a love of beauty, the quest for truth and the desire to change the world — Orwell’s ‘four great motive for writing’.

Despite Tough Guys, Life Is Not the Only School for Real Novelists by Kurt Vonnegut - A beautifully argued defence of the role of teaching in developing writers.

That Crafty Feeling by Zadie Smith - A lecture by a great essayist and novelist on the craft of writing.

A Place You All Know Well by Michael Chabon - On the central role of exporation in writing.

The Nature of Fun by David Foster Wallace (excerpt) - DFW on what drives writers to write

Uncanny the Singing That Comes from Certain Husks by Joy Williams - “Who cares if the writer is not whole? Of course the writer is not whole, or even particularly well…”

If anyone else out there has any suggestions, get in touch!

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I love what you do. And there’s this, from OED about your title..or part of it. 
: http://blog.oup.com/2014/08/early-modern-porn-wars/?utm_source=tumblr&utm_medium=oupacademic&utm_campaign=oupblog

I love what you do. And there’s this, from OED about your title..or part of it. 

: http://blog.oup.com/2014/08/early-modern-porn-wars/?utm_source=tumblr&utm_medium=oupacademic&utm_campaign=oupblog

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