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Storystorm: From the Nonfiction Desk…

02 March 2016 on Blog, Storystorm

If you’ve ever watched a reality TV competition, you’ll understand the premise of The Great British Baking Show (this editor’s personal favorite!). Each week, the bakers tackle a new challenge—breads,...

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Up Close and Personal with Salman Rushdie

02 December 2015 on Blog, Storystorm

On September 22nd, seven other grad students and I were ushered into Portsmouth's Music Hall Loft, where ten chairs surrounded a table for Salman Rushdie's Master Class – a private...

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SNOWSTORM! Holiday Edition

24 December 2014 on Blog, Storystorm

We feel a powerful, sentimental attachment to books with personalized inscriptions. In terms of Thoughtful Holiday Gifts, these rank near the top. To rediscover a dust-covered novel and read your favorite...

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The Law of Narrative Density

29 November 2014 on Blog, Storystorm

had meant to write a defense of the short story as a narrative entity, regaling you with tales of its history and importance. I would dazzle you, show the short...

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30 April 2014 on Blog, Storystorm

This is true. In the past forty-eight hours I have cried nine times. I cried when I dropped a yellow M&M on my blue shirt and it left a mark....

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26 March 2014 on Blog, Storystorm

This week's Storystorm is brought to you by Victoria Campbell Lately, I have been struggling. When I sit down to write, words don't come or, if they do, they never...

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Storystorm: Lovestorm Edition

12 February 2014 on Blog, Storystorm

For this week's Storystorm, I've been tasked with writing a Lovestorm. Initially I had big ideas for the feature—a list of love stories that I can't live without. But there...

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29 January 2014 on Blog, Storystorm

I've always had a sensitive stomach, one that ached after too much of anything: cookies, cake, soda, anxiety, love. Without fail I have ended up in the bathroom after most...

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04 December 2013 on Blog, Storystorm

I read a novel last week. Well, I read half of a novel. It was the first novel over two hundred pages that I’ve read in a while, my reading...

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Storystorm

13 November 2013 on Blog, Storystorm

I had a professor once who said that the second person rarely works as a narrative device. I think it's important to remember here that much of what professors, other...

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Storystorm: Scarystorm Edition

29 October 2013 on Blog, Storystorm

To celebrate Halloween, I've asked some writers I admire to pick their favorite scary essays, stories, poems, or songs. So sit back, give into that bag of candy corn, and...

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21 October 2013 on Blog, Storystorm

[Warning: this Storystorm contains a story spoiler. If you haven't read Alice Munro's “How I Met My Husband,” you can do so here. Then come right back, ok?] In the...

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