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Fiction Writing Tip: Read, Little F*ckers.

In Loose Change on April 19, 2017 at 9:07 am

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“You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.”
—Annie Proulx


 

Word of the Day

In Uncauterized on April 5, 2017 at 2:04 pm
dictionary
nepotism |ˈnepəˌtizəm| noun
the practice among those with power or influence of favoring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.
DERIVATIVES
nepotist |ˈnepəˌtəst| noun
plural-s
1. one who practices nepotism.
2. (informal) fucking fuckers and the fuckers who hire them.
ORIGIN
from Latin nepos irrumator praetor ‘nephew fucker’ (with reference to the “nephews” of popes).