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Updraft by Fran Wilde

Fran Wilde’s Updraft tells the story of a city in the sky, populated by humans who live in towers of bone—living, growing, pulsing bone that can be coaxed into new growth by the Singers, the city’s mystical-yet-menacing spiritual leaders. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Citizens fly around on wings of silk and bone. They’re governed by strict, singsongy Laws,…

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Can You Run An Online Business Without Facebook? I Tried—Here’s What Happened.

Alright, listen. This isn’t going to be an analytical think piece about the future of Facebook, and what it means for online marketing. There are plenty of cocky marketing gurus that can explain that to you—and I am neither cocky nor a guru. I just don’t like Facebook.  If I were a “regular person,” (as…

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The world is so noisy now

I’m in the gleaming upstairs café at Whole Foods, where it smells like burgers & bathroom cleaner. The tables are stained with a high gloss, the floors are liquid silver. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ And all around me, noise. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ There’s the echoing cacophony from the store below. The punk music the staff plays as they work the grill….

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Fingersmith by Sarah Waters

Here’s what I knew about Sarah Waters’ Fingersmith before: Victorian crime novel; surprise plot twist; made-for-tv movie starring Sally Hawkins (which I can’t decide if I want to watch, or not).⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🔎⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ And now that I’ve read it? Well… I kind of just want to leave it at that. This is the kind of book…

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Emails for cult thought leaders.

(Personality included.)

Want to learn how to craft emails that inspire action and engagement WITHOUT the “tried and true” (cough: patriarchal) norms we’ve all been taught?

I’m doing it, and I can show you how to do it, too.

(But sometimes, I also like to write about the books I’m reading, or the creative process, or the entrepreneurial experience, or why I hate Steve Jobs, or how I met my BFF. I’ll send you emails like that, too.)

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