December 19, 2013

braiker:

This life advice from the consistently excellent Killer Mike is quite possibly the most important video that’s ever been made. Miss it at your own risk!

December 18, 2013
This Map Shows The Most Famous Book Set In Every State

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December 9, 2013
Creativity is rejected: Teachers and bosses don’t value out-of-the-box thinking.

December 2, 2013
What It Takes: Conflict

Great post about managing various levels of conflict in writing (and in life).

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November 20, 2013
The Art Of Letter-Writing Isn't Lost On These Scribblers

The article asks, “When is the last time you wrote a letter?”

For me, it was about 60 seconds ago.

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November 19, 2013
The Drum - a literary magazine for your ears

Hooray! My short-short story “Twelve,” is on the front page of The Drum, right up near the top. It’s about a three-minute listen. Like a pop song.

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November 7, 2013
Thanks to brainpickings.org for reminding me.

Thanks to brainpickings.org for reminding me.

November 7, 2013
i make shiny things: Not cool Urban Outfitters, not cool.

imakeshinythings:

One of my lovely customers sent me a message today with this link.

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And here is my United/World of Love line:

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My heart sank a little bit. The World/United States of Love line that I created is one of the reasons that I was able to quit my full-time job. They even stole the…

November 7, 2013
How to Be a Literary Citizen, for Real

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November 6, 2013
theatlantic:

How Snowden’s Email Provider Plans to Build an NSA-Proof Communications Tool

Just a few months ago, Ladar Levison became famous when it was revealed that the secure email service he ran was patronized by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. He shut down that company soon afterward because otherwise, the government would’ve forced him to betray the privacy of his clients without their knowing.  
Now he’s back, and he has a plan to thwart the surveillance state.
Come 2014, he wants everyone in America to have access to secure, NSA-proof email.
Read more. [Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr]

theatlantic:

How Snowden’s Email Provider Plans to Build an NSA-Proof Communications Tool

Just a few months ago, Ladar Levison became famous when it was revealed that the secure email service he ran was patronized by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. He shut down that company soon afterward because otherwise, the government would’ve forced him to betray the privacy of his clients without their knowing.  

Now he’s back, and he has a plan to thwart the surveillance state.

Come 2014, he wants everyone in America to have access to secure, NSA-proof email.

Read more. [Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr]

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