A literary map of London. More than 250 novels were mined in order to make the Literary London Map, taken from the Literary London Art Collection. It was created by graphic artist Dex in collaboration with interior designer Anna Burles. This is beautiful.
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Literary fiction writers tend to avoid plot. We’re trained to be plot snobs, focused only on character development and description and point-of-view amongst other things. But your story can’t be plotless. Plot is tension, plot is drama, plot IS story.
Reading literary fiction improves empathy, study finds - New research shows works by writers such as Charles Dickens and Téa Obreht sharpen our ability to understand others' emotions – more than thrillers or romance novels, writes Liz Bury