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17
Dec

Open. Read. Feel. Poetry Book Review

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This is a 5-star book review.Bountiful Instructions for Enlightenment by Minal HajratwalaThe (Great) Indian Poetry Collective, 2014                   The Sexy Grammarian really doesn't review books; she writes them love letters. Even so, she posts her thoughts among the other book reviews on the Internet. This review has been cross-posted from Amazon, but a MUCH BETTER way to get a copy and help bring new poetry to the world...
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10
Dec

Beautiful: It's Beautiful! Graphic Novel Book Review

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This is a 5-star book review.Beautiful by Marie D'AbreoFar Out Press, 2014                         The Sexy Grammarian really doesn't review books; she writes them love letters. Even so, she posts her thoughts among the other book reviews on the Internet. This review has been cross-posted from Goodreads and Amazon. Beautiful makes a truly meaningful gift for all the beautiful people in your life. Buy Marie D'Abreo's st...
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25
Nov

Longing for a Holiday: Interview with Zohra Saed

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Ask Zohra Saed what she’s writing, and she may tell you about her dissertation, but that’s just the beginning. More than an academic, more than a poet, more than a teacher, Saed just wrote the preface for a reprint of Lowell Thomas's Adventures in Afghanistan for Boys. “That was important for me,” she adds. “He visited Jalalabad, where I was born, in the 1920s.” She’s also published personal essays, poetry and historical writings, is edting a chapbook on Langston Hughes's trip to Central As...
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31
Oct

NaNoWriMo Week 3 Update

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Word Count Goal for Today: 44,327 Actual Word Count: 43,491 I had lunch with fellow blogger, gay erotica writer, and WriMo Dave X Robb the other day, and we agreed that one major benefit of the annual NaNoWriMo experience is that a thousand words feels easy. So, I'm not worried about the words I've got to catch up today. Week 2 Outcomes: Last week, I tackled my pigeon novel, Homing, and my winged friends continue to flap around in my head. I didn't complete many of Minal's Blueprint Your...
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01
Nov

How To Be A WriMo Vlogger: Interview With Kat O'Keeffe

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I met the prolific and fabulous vlogger and NaNoWriMo novelist Kat O'Keeffe at last year's Night of Writing Dangerously, and I was a little starstruck. Can you blame me? With weekly videos attracting 30-, 40-, and sometimes 100,000 viewers, she's a YouTube sensation and an awesome member of the NaNoWriMo community. Kat, AKA Katytastic, started vlogging in 2011 as a way to track her NaNoWriMo progress that year. "I basically just rambled about my word count for a few minutes a day, but then ...
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