C WORDS:
CULTURE, CRAFT AND C*NT STUFF
from Amy Lee Lillard

March 17, 2018

This soundtrack, and the other score this duo have done for "Gone Girl" and "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," are the perfect accompaniment to writing. No words to infect your brain, but mood and sinister mystery aplenty. Go forth, and write weird. 

March 17, 2018

Fear not, friends. I am not recommending a book about Florida. Instead, I'm recommending a book about a woman that gets into junior high teaching because of her thing for prepubescent boys. 

Short sell: Nutting creates a woman character you've probably never seen before...

March 16, 2018

Back in the fall, "Head Like a Hole" was named to the 2017 Berlin Writing Prize short list. The cool folks over at The Reader in Berlin pulled this list into a beautiful anthology that hit my mailbox today. I read the other stories, and I'm wowed - and a bit intimidate...

March 14, 2018

Write, rage, or run to this beaut. The Modern Lovers were heavily influenced by the Velvet Underground, and you can see it here, especially the methodical, continuing pulse of the song. 

March 12, 2018

Sure, it's an Amazon series. But forget that. Read this book. 

Short sell: It's hilarious, ballsy, and devastating. Kraus' writing style and craft is fascinating, and I'm already writing a bit different as a result.

Long sell: I go deeper in an essay focused on the novel...

March 11, 2018

Seriously. I'm getting back into running after injury and corrective training, and this gets me started every time. 

March 10, 2018

Smooth, steady, and adds a sexy vibe to whatever you're writing. Guaranteed. 

March 10, 2018

Take a break and rage in a feminist way. For real, though. Learn more at Pew Research

March 10, 2018

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