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Why Fifty Shades of Grey Didn't Make the Bad Sex in Fiction Award Shortlist

(1) Comments | Posted 29 November 2012 | (00:00)

By virtue of the glut of smut we've read in 2012, it's no surprise that as Literary Review announced its shortlist for the Bad Sex Award, a chorus of voices could be heard clamouring for Christian Grey's head (or his loins). For the first time in...

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Writing a Novel in a Month: Nanowrimo

(7) Comments | Posted 1 November 2012 | (00:00)

Always thought you had a book in you? The beginning of November sees the annual start of a month-long, international writing project, the National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo). Nanowrimo says write that novel: 50,000 words in 30 days. That's 1,667 words a day (or near enough). And to help you...

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