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Shakespeare Sucks! by Leo Tolstoy

Shakespeare Sucks! (or Shakespeare not a Great Genius) I remember the astonishment I felt when I first read Shakespeare. I expected to receive a powerful esthetic pleasure, but having...
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Another Game for Writers

This is the Minister's Cat, another game for writers. The Minister's cat is the game people are playing at Scrooge's nephew Fred's house in many versions of A Christmas...
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“Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.” ― Mark Twain
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New Literary Awards From EWR

We have finally decided to formalize our short and minute fiction awards. Here is a new schedule of these awards. If you want to enter our contests, it’s free.
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Is There a Santa Claus 1897

The following, reprinted from the editorial page of the New York Sun, was written by the late Mr. Frank P. Church: We take pleasure in answering at once and...
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We will build you a website!

We Will Build your author platform A author’s platform on the web is simply a base of electronic operations for an author where they can build an audience and...
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The 50 Word O’Henry Contest

Announcing James Dillingham Young Award: We love the 50 Word Horror Contest because the stories always turn out so wonderful. They have great plots, creepy character, monsters, things that...
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Walt Whitman on Thanksgiving

THE PLACE GRATITUDE FILLS IN A FINE CHARACTER  by Walt Whitman From the Philadelphia Press, Nov. 27, 1884, (Thanksgiving number) Scene.—A large family supper party, a night or two...
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Interview with Mark Twain

This interview is from Hartford Daily Courant from May 30th 1888. Twain would have been 53 years old. He had just finished a new book. SHERIDAN’S MEMOIRS. Mark Twain...
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