Best Fiction And Writing Blogs

A list of some great articles on the subject of writing.

M.C. Tuggle, Writer

Kurt Vonnegut

The best fiction and writing blog posts from around the ‘net, with advice and inspiration guaranteed to make you a literary legend. Compiled by kurt.

Pippa GoldschmidtWhat’s more important, #editing or #first draft?
J.C. WolfeInner Writer vs. Inner Critic
SemperiteStop. Edit. Continue
Dan Alatorre3 Steps To Writing An Effective PLOT TWIST
Donna HendersonOn Writing
J. S. MalpasPlanning Your Novel in Three Steps
Abbie LuTop Five Fiction Favorites
Mike FullerAnd My Shadow
Kurt Vonnegut8 Tips on How to Write a Good Short Story

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Hemingway’s Paris Memoir Flies Off Shelves in Show of Defiance

This is an interesting thing the people are doing in the wake of the massacre at Paris. I’m happy that more people are reading Hemingway, and A Moveable Feast is a great book.

M.C. Tuggle, Writer

Hemingway Writing

From Bloomberg Business:

Ernest Hemingway’s memoir about the time he spent lounging in cafes and bars in 1920s Paris has become an unlikely totem of defiance against the terrorist attacks that claimed 129 lives in the City of Light last Friday.

Hemingway’s ‘‘A Moveable Feast,’’ or “Paris est une Fete” in French, is flying off the shelves at bookstores across the French capital and is the fastest-selling biography and foreign-language book at online retailer Amazon.fr. Daily orders of the memoir, first published in 1964, three years after the American author’s death, have risen 50-fold to 500 since Monday, according to publisher Folio.

Copies have been laid among the flowers and tributes at the sites of the massacres, and people are reading the book in bars and cafes, Folio spokesman David Ducreux said Thursday. Orders surged after a BFM television interview on Monday with a 77-year-old woman called Danielle, who…

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7 Famous Literary Bars and Their Links to Famous Authors

N.B. Ernest Hemingway was a patron of three of these seven. 🙂

Interesting Literature

The pubs and bars where famous authors hung out, got drunk, and discussed their writing

We were recently sent this fantastic infographic, ‘7 Famous Literary Bars You Should Visit’, courtesy of Assignment Masters, and thought it was well worth sharing. It vividly and beautifully details some of the favourite watering holes of famous writers including Dylan Thomas, Ernest Hemingway, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, James Joyce, and Ezra Pound, among many other literary greats. It’s a great insight into the links and associations between various writers – who hung out with whom, and where. Thanks to Linda Craig of Assignment Masters (who created the infographic) for bringing it to our attention. Have you visited any of these pubs and bars? We’re pleased to say here at Interesting Literature that we’ve chucked about a few ales in the Eagle and Child pub…

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