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"Don’t ever feel like you have to give anything up in order to be an artist.” —@Teresitafz http://ow.ly/IDbiz #LunchtimeListening
"Being an artist is not just about what happens when you are in the studio. The way you live, the people you choose to love and the way you
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#LunchtimeListening: Claudia Rankine read from her new book, #Citizen, to a packed house at the Loft. http://ow.ly/ID4hG @GraywolfPress
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JK Rowling (@jk_rowling) loves Minecraft—but what games do other authors play? http://ow.ly/HPFSG
JK Rowling surprised some people this week when she admitted playing the world-building game, but she’s not alone. Authors find games of all kinds bring inspiration – as well as offering welcome distraction
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Hitting your stride: 7 tips for higher word counts in 2015. http://ow.ly/Hs5LY #MorningCuppaCraft
Writing output in 2014 less than prodigious? Here are some hot tips from famous writers, productivity gurus, neuroscience, and yours truly for higher word counts in 2015.
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11 twenty-first century books our kids will be taught in school. http://ow.ly/JcLXn Would you add any books to this list?
New writers deserve a place alongside Hemingway and Fitzgerald.
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We're bringing leading agents & editors to Mpls. They'll be here seeking great, new work. Will you be pitching yours? http://ow.ly/HMYKq
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The daily routines of famous creative people, via @Colossal. http://ow.ly/GWrB6 Whose routine do you most closely align with?
The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People cleverly organizes the daily schedules of famous artists, philosophers, writers, and composers as recorded in their own diaries and letters. Not only does it show how they switched gears between creating, sleeping, and leisure time, but the chart is ful
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Twin Cities Daily Planet's profile photo
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Suite 200, Open Book 1011 Washington Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55415
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From novels to children’s literature, from playwriting to poetry, from spoken word to memoir, there’s something for everyone at the Loft.
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Incorporated in 1975 in a space above a Minneapolis bookstore, The Loft Literary Center has grown to become the nation’s largest and most comprehensive literary center. It is located in the award-winning Open Book literary arts building in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the heart of one of the most literate and book-friendly regions in the country.