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Show & Tell: Pirate Shop & Student Writing Center 826 Valencia

For our latest Show & Tell, we tour pirate store and writing nonprofit 826 Valencia. Learn more about the group's mission and how they make literary magic happen. Read more »

What to Pack for a Poetry Festival

From literary conferences to late-night readings, the modern poet ends up spending lots of time on the road. With the Santra Cruz Poetry Festival just around the bend, I’ve gathered up the must-have items for today’s traveling writer. While events like these …

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Our Fave Five Punctuation Marks

I love you, period.
Do you love me question mark?
Please, please, exclamation point,
I want to hold you parentheses.

Do those lyrics ring a bell? Well, even if you didn’t learn that song in elementary school as I did, …

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Who Do You Write Like?

Fancy yourself the next Hemingway? See if it’s true by dropping an excerpt of your writing into I Write Like, a website that analyzes your writing and generates your famous literary match. If your results say you’re channeling Dan …

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All A-Twitter Contest Winner

Rays of a golden announcement are, at long last, cracking the smoky porcelain clouds that covered our All A-Twitter haiku contest this past week. That means it’s time to shine the sun of a spotlight upon a winner!

Congratulations to …

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Writers on the Road: ModCloth at AWP Denver!

ModCloth is excited to announce that our writers will be at this year’s Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference in Denver, Colorado! Don’t know about AWP? It’s a conference where writers from across the country come together to …

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