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Literary NFL, and Other News
February 5, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
“The Ravens’ lack of interest thus far in supporting the city’s literary legacy is a travesty.” The Super Bowl doesn’t help Poe!
“Ladies and gentlemen, your Literary National Football League.” (And more!)
Speaking of (sort of) fictional characters inspired by real people...
Doodling and Neuroscience 101. Half of this sounds doable.
“Anthony Trollope, before he set off for his job at the GPO every day, would write three thousand words between 5:30 and 8:30 A. M.. He kept his watch in front of him so he could achieve two hundred fifty words each quarter-hour. If he finished one novel before 8:30, he would instantly start the next one.” Don’t worry: not all writers’ word-counts are this demoralizing inspiring.