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The 9 Best Literary Websites For Readers And Writers | Writer’s Relief

If you’re like the book geeks here at Writer’s Relief, you spend your time online searching for the latest literary news to learn more about writing, reading, and even upcoming releases from your favorite authors. In this article on Bustle.com, we found our new favorite websites geared toward writers and readers, including:

Electric Literature

Book Riot

The Rumpus

Literary Hub

Cover Spy

Catapult

To see the complete list and learn more about these websites, click here.

 

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Live Like Hemingway—Or At Least Look Like Him | Writer’s Relief

From July 16-21, Florida’s Key West celebrates Hemingway Days! The festival honors the legacy of author Ernest Hemingway, who spent much of the 1930s living and writing in this island paradise. Events include a look-alike contest, poetry readings, and a three-day marlin tournament. Hemingway’s only novel set in the United States, To Have and Have… Continue Reading

Celebrate Independence Day With Literary-Inspired Cocktails | Writer’s Relief

 Want to celebrate Independence Day with a Fahrenheit 151? Literary-inspired cocktails are exploding in popularity right now. And thankfully, Writer’s Relief notes that you don’t need an English degree to enjoy some of the cleverly titled recipes in these books by Tim Federle.   Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist   Gone with the… Continue Reading

Can You Spell The Hardest Spelling Bee Words? | Writer’s Relief

An international team of linguists working with Merriam-Webster found that words derived from the classical languages give spelling bee contestants the most difficulty. Many scientific, medical, and legal terms have roots in Greek and Latin languages. In this article from CNN.com, Writer’s Relief discovered some of the hardest-to-spell words in the English language: Bondieuserie Bourrée Clafouti Bewusstseinslage… Continue Reading

Shakespeare Movie Adaptions for Midsummer’s Eve | Writer’s Relief

June 21 marks the summer solstice—or as Will Shakespeare called it, Midsummer’s Eve. On this longest day of the year, why not celebrate Shakespeare’s legacy: read one of his plays or sonnets, maybe toss around a few Shakespearian insults. If you’d rather binge watch movies, Writer’s Relief found this article on Tor.com that lists some… Continue Reading



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