Issue 38

the RUMINATE blog

Writing Something Rotten and Magical

Writing Something Rotten and Magical

You discover strange and unusual things when you start to research a writer’s life. Sometimes the facts are as innocuous…
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Adventures in Reality

Adventures in Reality

On Saturday, I was in a small village on a sunny, windy day. The first time I died, the baker…
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How to Be a Writer

How to Be a Writer

A friend working on her MFA graduating lecture, on the topic of writing community, asked me about my community and…
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Notes from the Spectrum, Part IV: Q & A

Notes from the Spectrum, Part IV: Q & A

If you’re new to the Notes from the Spectrum series, check out: Part I: Alienation and Symbol Part II: Riding While…
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Review: The Project’s “Mystic Chapel”

Review: The Project’s “Mystic Chapel”

The spirit of an age is anything but ephemeral. Zeitgeists manifest in myriad ways, particularly in music and art, dress…
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Better Food for a Better World by Erin McGraw

Better Food for a Better World by Erin McGraw

Reviewed by Amanda DeVos The title of Erin McGraw’s sixth novel, Better Food for a Better World(Cascade Books, 2013), is…
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