Calling all novelists: The Paris Review is offering 3 weeks at NYC hotel for free

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Friday 11 October 2013

Writing a novel can be difficult (10 years and counting here) but thanks to The Paris Review and The Standard Hotel in NYC, one lucky (very, very lucky) writer will get the chance to write ‘til their heart’s content. The hotel and the mag are partnering up to offer three weeks of glorious, uninterrupted writing […]

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The Gold Lining: new music by Broke For Free

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Wednesday 3 October 2012

Broke for Free is the moniker of Northern California native and musician Tom Cascino. Using an MPC to create layers of harmonious guitar and sparkling synths, Cascino adds driving rhythms to his music to give it his signature ‘complex chill-wave’ sound. The Gold Lining is no exception. Nike, GoPro, XGames, Converse and Leap Motion have […]

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Streets of Saigon at Sydney’s Night Noodle Markets

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in Cool Travel on Saturday 29 September 2012

Known for bringing a little bit of Vietnam to Sydney’s Westfield Shopping Center, Streets of Saigon are set to dish up delights at Sydney’s Night Noodle Market. Offering tasty, home-style, preservative free bites, Streets of Saigon explore tactile tastes through their range of goodies.

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I Want You magazine: Issue 4

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By DumbEyes in New Illustration on Wednesday 8 September 2010

I Want You is a free quarterly art magazine published by Dumb Eyes design studio. Each issue is full color, large format (9.5″ x 13.25″) and limited to 1,000 copies.

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Harlan Ellison says Pay the Writer

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By Gerry Mak in New Trends, Video on Saturday 13 March 2010

This vitriolic rant by author and screenwriter Harlan Ellison (from the upcoming documentary about him called Dreams With Sharp Teeth) really hit a nerve with me. As someone who works in creative fields, I’ve encountered countless people/employers who think because I enjoy art and writing, I will be happy to do it for free.

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