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Is Anyone Reading Your Blog Posts?: Building a Literary Community in the Age of Facebook

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In the creative writing for new media course I teach at the University of Iowa, we spend the first few weeks talking about ways in which technology has changed the way we communicate with one another, for better or worse. When it comes to Facebook in particular, it’s interesting

Paper Trials

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Don’t Look at the Comments! Or, Wait, Maybe You Should

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Remember the climactic scene from “Raiders of the Lost Ark”? The Nazis are about to open the ark and they have Indy and Marion tied up to that big post and as the ark starts to glow Indy says, “Marion, don’t look at it! Shut your eyes, Marion! Don’t