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(Español) Abstractamente

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The notebook

Ágota Kristóf wrote in 1986 “Le Grand Cahier” (The notebook), a short novel that, interestingly, contains a description of its own style. It’s set in an unnamed war and tells the story of two twin brothers whose mother sents them to live with Grandmother to keep them away from the bombings. The brothers must adapt […]

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Interior decoration

Recently I came across a quote -attributed to Ernest Hemingway- good enough to force me to break the blog’s recent silence: “Prose is architecture, not interior decoration.” Source: LitReactor

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Poetic drunkenness

The writer who cares more about words than about story – characters, action, setting, atmosphere – is unlikely to create a vivid and continuous dream; he gets in his own way too much; in his poetic drunkenness, he can’t tell the cart – and its cargo – from the horse. John Gardner (via LitReactor)

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29 ways to stay creative

August! Summer, holidays and spare time! Well, at least for some – me, I’m up to my eyebrows in work… I’ll tell you some about my job soon. In the meantime, for those of you with time for leisure, here are some hints to make good use of it: Happy August everyone!

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Beginners

Tumblrs around the world are posting this image these days. They say it was William Shakespeare who warned us “you can never trust the quotes you read online” but, ignoring the bard for once, let’s see what this  Ira Glass has to say:

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(Español) Secundarios Reloaded

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