Famous American Corporations vs. Famous American Authors

This week at the minnesota review we will be testing our readers’ knowledge of craft advice vs. corporate slogans. The following are either quotes about writing from famous American Authors, or commercial slogans from famous American Corporations. Please match the following quotes, or commercial slogans with the correct corresponding sources. Don’t cheat! “Rewrite history. Redefine … Continue reading Famous American Corporations vs. Famous American Authors

On Fandom and the Dangerous Allure of Book-to-Film Adaptations

Since its announcement a few months ago, Hulu’s upcoming adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale has been greeted, at least in those corners of the pop-culture-junkie Internet I haphazardly frequent, with a lot of excitement. It’s easy to see why. Margaret Atwood’s novel has long been cited as a formative text for the legions of budding … Continue reading On Fandom and the Dangerous Allure of Book-to-Film Adaptations

Five Quirks of Highly Effective Writers

Five Quirky Daily Habits of Famous Writers Number four might just make you rich! Vladimir Mayakovsky— The co-founder of Russian futurism and creator of long-running animated TV show, The Simpsons—Mayakovsky had many habits that we today might view as a bit weird. Most notably was his morning routine. After rising at six AM sharp and … Continue reading Five Quirks of Highly Effective Writers