Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: writing

101 bookmarks tagged “writing

Adam Phillips · Against Self-Criticism

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Lacan​ said that there was surely something ironic about Christ’s injunction to love thy neighbour as thyself –...

Austin Kleon

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How to graciously say no to anyone “There is no money in answering letters.”  —Groucho Marx A couple of years ago, I was getting sent this article, “Creative People Say No,” at least twice a day. The...

2022 Winners | The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest

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For 40 years, the Bulwer Lytton Fiction Contest has invited people to come up with the worst possible opening sentences to really bad novels.

Photoshop for text — Stephan Ango

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When I think about editing images, a vast array of options come to mind: contrast, saturation, sharpen, blur, airbrush, clone stamp, etc. Even basic image ed...

Good Managers Write Good | Stay SaaSy

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In my time observing managers, one observation seems to repeat again and again: good managers write well, and bad managers write poorly. In fact, the best managers I’ve ever had were not just good writers, they were terrific. And the worst managers I’ve ever had were not just bad writers, they were uncommonly shoddy.

Brevity 500

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Interactive writing games to make you a powerful communicator in marketing, sales, business, and beyond.

She Spent a Decade Writing Fake Russian History. Wikipedia Just Noticed.

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A Chinese woman created over 200 fictional articles on Chinese Wikipedia, writing millions of words of imagined history that went unnoticed for more than 10 years.

Confessions of a Perpetually Single Woman

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My entire adult life, I’ve wrestled with the too-often-asked question posed by men in my bed and kind old ladies alike—Why are you alone?