The Gilmore Project

Lessons learned from The Gilmore Girls.

Monthly Archives: October, 2012

Get Ready, Get Set: National Novel Writing Month

For many of you Halloween may mean trick-or-treating, but to those signed up for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) it means it’s time to get your motors running.  The goal of this annual event is simple: write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days (1 Nov – 30 Nov).  This means no editing and no …

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Happy Halloween! Literary Characters, Anyone?

Happy Halloween everyone!  In case you’re still lacking costume ideas, I’ve got a treat for you.  Why not dress like you’re favorite literary character this year?  This link has several ideas for Captain Ahab, Lady Macbeth, Dorian Gray, and more.  I’m sure Rory would approve. You can find more ideas for dressing like you’re favorites …

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Why We Don’t Have Time for Jane Austen

Why We Don’t Have Time for Jane Austen. This is a very interesting piece that discusses some of the reasons why, as a whole, we simply don’t have the attention span for reading anymore.  I’m sure Rory would personally disagree, but the idea that people have less time for reading than they’d ever like would …

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Been to the Library Lately?

Just found a short, but interesting, article: “Young People Frequent Libraries, Study Finds“.  The study looked at the 16-29 age group, stating that around 60% of Americans still visit the library.  This sounds about right, as in my field if you want to get homework/studying done, you make the trek across campus to get away …

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