10 Tweets That Describe That One Guy in Your MFA Program Perfectly

10 Tweets That Describe That One Guy in Your MFA Program Perfectly

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Way back in March 2013, author and EW correspondent Dana Schwartz started the parody twitter account, Guy In Your MFA. Since then, she’s been cranking out hilarious tweets that perfectly resemble that one guy that everyone knows. We all know someone who is just “two re-writes away from finishing the great American novel.” Here are some of the best tweets to date.     Tinder bio: I have received several promising rejection letters from VERY prominent literary journals. — Guy In Your MFA (@GuyInYourMFA) June 13, 2018     The narrator of this short story is actually the concept of …

5 Anti-Beach Reads for the Goths Among You

5 Anti-Beach Reads for the Goths Among You

With beach season quickly approaching, some of us just aren’t into the quick and fluffy beach reads we typically see strewn about social media. This is for you, those who strongly identify with Portlandia’s ‘Weirdo Beach’ episode, a list of the perfect anti-beach reads    Via Gifer   1. The Cheerleaders – Kara Thomas   Image Via Penguin Random House   This ominous novel follows the cheerleaders of Sunnybrook. In a series of car accidents, murders, and suicides, there are no more cheerleaders in Sunnybrook. Five years after these events, the faculty and students of Sunnybrook High want to remember those they …

‘Quantico’s’ Priyanka Chopra Publishing Memoir

‘Quantico’s’ Priyanka Chopra Publishing Memoir

Priyanka Chopra is best known as an actress, singer, film producer, and philanthropist, but now she can add author to that list. The Quantico star took to Instagram this morning to announce her memoir, Unfinished.      The feeling of checking something off your “bucket list” gives you an indescribable sense of accomplishment…and that’s where I am in this moment. I’ve always wanted to write a book, but the timing never felt right. With each opportunity that presented itself, my first instinct was always to wait…because I wasn’t (and I’m still not) finished. I wanted to do more, live more, …

The Bookish Nail Artist You Never Knew You Needed

The Bookish Nail Artist You Never Knew You Needed

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Quite possibly some of the most aesthetically pleasing Instagram accounts I’ve ever come across, Australia-based blogger Amanda bases her manicures off of young adult novels, focusing on authors or stories taking place in Australia. Alongside the manicures, Amanda posts book reviews along with her gorgeous book flat lays on Instagram, YouTube, and her blog.    She’s hand-painted almost every book cover you could think of including Rupi Kaur’s The Sun and Her Flowers, Jennifer Niven’s All The Bright Places, and even Leigh Bardugo’s Six of Crows duology.         New ? Nails to match the cover of The Sun …

Move Over Millennial Pink, Bold Type Has Taken Over Book Covers

Move Over Millennial Pink, Bold Type Has Taken Over Book Covers

2017 was definitely the year of the pink book, with Sweetbitter, The Idiot, One Day This Will Matter being prime examples of the cover trend. 2018, however has brought on bolder and brighter trends by introducing heavy typography on darker or neutral backgrounds. Some of the fonts are thinner or thicker with variants in background color, but the trend still remains. Big, bold fonts are here to stay.    Image Via Dream by Day   Simple typography like those featured on the covers look good against a simple background. The simplicity of the fonts indicates an importance and coolness. The trend also …