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On Writing Mantras

by Lisa Bradley 

Nearly all writers have a writing mantra (or fifty) tacked to their bulletin boards or sticky taped to their computer screens. We’ve torn them from magazines, scribbled them down on legal paper from writing how-to books, and printed them off social media. 413 more words

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Mr. Fitzgerald wrote about three chapters of “The Great Gatsby” while living in Great Neck, according to Sarah Churchwell, professor of American Literature at the University of East Anglia and author of “Careless People: Murder, Mayhem, and the Invention of The Great Gatsby.”

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Short Stories Galore

Hey! Did y’all know that it’s national short story month? I just found this out today via a Buzzfeed article. I love the concept of short stories so I thought from now until the end of the month I’ll post a blog about a different short story I’ve read & I’d also really love if you guys recommended some short stories to read as well! 662 more words

Life

Affluence and Influence Are Always Relative

Curbed.com is a website specializing in interior design, décor, and real estate. You can receive a daily newsletter that typically features an expensive residence with some sort of unusual overall design or notable features or some intriguing aspects to its history. 684 more words

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Happy Friday!

And for my favorite Americans – guess what! Happy you get a long weekend!

It’s been a busy (but short week) here on the East Coast and following last week’s amazing long weekend, I’ve been playing a serious game of catch up with my inbox. 322 more words

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"Great Gatsby" Home For Sale

“Gatsby looked at Daisy in a way that every young girl wanted to be looked at.”The Great Gatsby 

And I looked at F. Scott Fitzgerald’s mansion feeling the same… 145 more words

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F. Scott Fitzgerald's home for sale

GREAT NECK, N.Y. (AP) – The suburban New York home where F. Scott Fitzgerald is believed to have written “The Great Gatsby” is up for sale. 103 more words

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