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Has anyone tried to freelance full time? I am not envious of this path! But here’s a little laugh to lighten the mood, from Buzzfeed.

Curious about the publishing industry, specifically the work of the book agent? Lauren Sarner interviews industry pro Molly Friedrich: check it out here thanks to Inverse and Stephanie Vanderslice for spreading the word.

Need a pick-me-up? Kristian Wilson on Bustle recommends these 15 books to lift you up when you’re feeling low.

Featured Image from How Life Unfolds.

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Ever wondered what gift to get your favorite writer or reader? Why not try these book themed candles! Frostbeard Studio has a webpage, a Facebook page, and an Etsy store.

Do you stay up at night pondering the mysteries of the universe, like where do all those unwanted copies of 50 Shades of Grey go, and what is done to them? Wonder no longer. Thanks, Jezebel.

Anyone want to work in publishing? Check it out from Chronicle Books.

Looking for some new inspiration? Maybe your solution is the Writer’s Block Tarot deck! Thanks, Kickstarter!

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You probably notice when a book you’re reading mentions a song you know. Did you know about these 25 songs that reference books? Thanks, Book Riot.

The pencil was likely the first tool of the trade for most of us over a certain age. As such, pencil art has always astounded me. Cheers, Bright Side.

If you tend to overshare in your non fiction, you might need to read this advice from Erika Dreifus at the Missouri Review.

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Like that old saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s canvas.” Wait, what? Sabine Brosche is giving old books new life! Thanks, Upcycle That and How Life Unfolds, for the shares!

The Evil League of Evil Writers wants you to know how (not) to write about combat. Check it out!

Grammarly can always be counted on to help us write better.

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Would you paint an entire wall in your house to read as the first page from a favorite book? This author did! Meredith McCardle, author of The Eighth Guardian and Blackout, did exactly that. Thanks to Buzzfeed for telling Goodreads for telling the Goodwill Librarian for telling me!

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Want to be inspired, or looking for your next great read? Check out these killer last lines shared by Epic Reads! This one was my favorite, so I screen-capped it:

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Rosarium Publishing is committed to diversity in literature. Check them out!

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-Jobe