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New meme assignment: Describe yourself in 3 fictional characters

Who are you, in terms of imaginary people created by others?

On by Jay Hathaway

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Twitter takes break from electoral nightmare with #BetterFictionalCandidates

#ImWithHermione

On by Nayomi Reghay

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6 times Hollywood got social media hilariously wrong

Not even close.

On by Eve Peyser

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A word with @GuyInYourMFA, Twitter’s most insufferable writer

‘I want every 24-year-old white man reading my work to see himself in my stories.’

On by Nathan Pensky

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The first clip from the BBC’s ‘Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell’ miniseries is magical

This BBC miniseries is going to be one of the biggest fantasy shows of 2015.

On by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Confirmed: A ghostwriter helped Zoella pen that record-breaking novel

Fifty Shades of Taking Credit for Someone Else’s Work.

On by Aja Romano

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YouTube’s Zoella might not actually have written her breakout novel

Did a ghostwriter pen the YouTuber’s smash debut? And does it really matter?

On by Rae Votta

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This young YouTube star’s first novel is smashing sales records

Girl Online sold more than Fifty Shades of Grey in week one.

On by Rae Votta

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The Obamas just bought some great books—but who’s reading what?

The First Family is evidently Kindle-free.

On by Miles Klee

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A British literature magazine is tweeting cringe-worthy sex scenes

“I spanked her bottom and cranked up the tunes.”

On by Aja Romano

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Robots are generating their own literary fiction—and it’s not terrible

Just wait until they sign up for your next poetry slam. 

On by Lisa Granshaw

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AwesomenessTV wants to turn your favorite YouTube series into a novel

Old media is new again.

On by Rae Votta

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Could a new platform change the way we write novels?

Jonathan Franzen is going to hate this.

On by Miles Klee

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11-year-old builds Lego version of David Foster Wallace’s magnum opus

Next up: Finnegans Wake.

On by Miles Klee

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‘Cloud Atlas’ author David Mitchell unveils new short story on Twitter

He joins Jennifer Egan, Neil Gaiman, Teju Cole, and other high-profile novelists in experimenting off the page.

On by Miles Klee

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