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Like I told him, if I can cut somebody from the neck all the way down to the...– Mike Fish: Lenny Dykstra’s dream of high life and finance takes faith tough as ‘Nails’ - ESPN
Astronomers searching for the building blocks of life in a giant dust cloud at...– Galaxy’s centre tastes of raspberries and smells of rum | Science | guardian.co.uk
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz"...
Fate has ordained that the men who went to the moon to explore in peace will stay on the moon to rest in peace. These brave men, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, know that there is no hope for their recovery. But they also know that there is hope for mankind in their sacrifice. These two men are laying down their lives in mankind’s most noble goal: the search for truth and understanding. ...
“Talent is a question of quantity. Talent does not write one page: it writes three hundred. No novel exists which an ordinary intelligence could not conceive; there is no sentence, no matter how lovely, that a beginner could not construct. What remains is to pick up the pen, to rule the paper, patiently to fill it up. The strong do not hesitate. They settle down, they sweat, they go on to...
Things we know by the end of the first sentence of...
1. Season: summer. 2. Oedipa Maas is married. 3. She attends Tupperware parties. 4. She’s friends with people who make Swiss fondues. 5. She has a home. 6. She has been named executrix of Pierce Inverarity’s estate. 7. Pierce is a California real estate mogul. 8. He lost 2 million dollars once. 9. To him, that was no big deal. 10. Oedipa has a lot to sort out.
Literary agent was in town yesterday. Said two things worth remembering: genre fiction is useful as a way to map a “literary fiction” novel (mystery was mentioned, which seemed like a good idea), and that a reader wants a sense of the economy in a novel. I took that less to mean concrete numbers, and more as a reference to what can be traded for what. What has the most meaning to...
It seems to me in my fiction, the women are always, with one or two exceptions,...– Jay McInerney: I’m Not a Club-Crawling Fact-Checker in My 20s Anymore: Claire Howorth | Vanity Fair
Wells Tower reads "Everything Ravaged, Everything... →
To write good fiction, you have to get into a tiny space that’s infinitely deep....– Bookslut | An Interview with Wells Tower
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New York Tyrant 6
Available at this link. Features stories by: Daryl Scroggins, Ronald Hobbs, Jody Barton, Greg Mulcahy, Erich Hintze, Scott Garson, Christopher Kennedy, Jesse Ball, Daniel Grandbois, Cooper Renner, Michael Hemmingson, Darby Larson, Karl Taro Greenfeld, Christine Schutt, Ken Sparling, Robert Lopez, S.G. Miller, Atticus Lish, Michael Leone, Kim Chinquee, Anthony Luebbert, Rachel Sherman, Jason...
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