- National Novel Writing Month
National Novel Writing Month is an annual novel writing project that brings together professional and amateur writers from all over the world.
"NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, is a creative writing project originating in the United States in which each participant attempts to write a fifty-thousand-word novel in a single month. The project was started by Chris Baty in July 1999 with 21 participants, and has been held annually in November since 2000. Despite the name, the project is now international in scope. In 2005, 59,703 people participated and 9,765 were declared winners, having written 50,000 words."
Thirty days and nights of literary abandon
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- Style Guides and Manuals - Library - La Trobe University
Style guides concern themselves with the mechanics of writing, including punctuation, quotation, documentation of sources and presentation of data required to be used in preparing scholarly manuscripts and research papers. It is important to use the correct style for your discipline.
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- Million Authors Project
The Million Authors Project is an experiment to test the collective minds of several thousand people, all working together to create a written work. The goal of the project is to end up with a written novel, novella or short story for everyone to enjoy, written one page, paragraph, or sentence at a time. The project is open to anyone who wants to be involved.
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- Converting TeX to Microsoft Word? | Slashdot |
"For many years I've done almost all of my writing in TeX. This has increasingly caused problems with publishing in journals. For a long time, many journals reset what you sent them, so they didn't care what program you used. More and more, I find, they do, and in most cases, what they want is MS Word. Is there any good way to convert TeX to Word?"
belmolis asks: "For many years I've done almost all of my writing in TeX. This has increasingly caused problems with publishing in journals. For a long time, many journals reset what you sent them, so they didn't care what program you used. More and more, I find, they do, and in most cases, what th...
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- Factotum (2005)
Well I thought it looked interesting. Lili Taylor (Nate's person) from SFU is in it too, I would like to see her in something else. This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along the way, he fends off the distractions offered by women, drinking and gambling. Henry Chinaski (Dillon) considers himself a writer, and on occasion writes. Mostly he quests for the booze and women that sidetrack and seduce, rather than inspire greatness. When he falls for Jan (Taylor), the soulful connection fails to save either from their self-destructive ways, and the relationship totters between e
Directed by Bent Hamer. With Matt Dillon, Lili Taylor, Marisa Tomei, Didier Flamand. This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along the way, he fends off the distractions offered by women, drinking a
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- Margo Jefferson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search Margo Lillian Jefferson (born October 17, 1947) is a theatre critic at The New York Times. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University, where she graduated cum laude, and her MS from Columbia University. She became an associate editor at Newsweek in 1973 and stayed at the magazine until 1978. She then served as an assistant professor at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at New York University from 1979 to 1983 and from 1989 to 1991. After that she taught at Columbia. She joined the NY Times in 1993 and went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. She had started as a book reviewer.
1947 arts bachelor brandeis burns columbia cum documentary jazz jefferson ken laude m.s margo new newsweek university york
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Note: She has also appeared on Ken Burns's Jazz (documentary) as jazz is a subject she is interested in. She is also working on two books concerning race and culture in America. Have a look at: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/search-handle-url/103-6381573-0993434?%5Fencoding=UTF8&search-type=ss ...more&index=books&field-author=Margo%20Jefferson
- Palm Writing, Text Editing & Word Processing
Excellant article on writing on a palm pilot
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