Posts Tagged: Upworthy

I Can’t Believe This One Weird Trick to Make Book Titles More Clickable

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What if classic authors had been raised in the era of Upworthy headlines and titled their books accordingly? At the Millions, Janet Potter rewrites book titles as clickbait. Who wouldn’t, for example, want to read Jane Austen’s masterpiece He Didn’t Want to Dance with Her When They First Met. Now He Really, Really Does.?

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Coming out of the closet

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In one of the most inspirational TedX talks of all time, Ash Beckham talks about the difficulty in coming out of any closet. The way she describes it, the closet represents any difficult conversation you will ever have to have in your life. She also gives a three pancake rule for life that totally works. […]

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A Reader’s Guide to YA Novels

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Upworthy has an exhaustive (but not at all exhausting) list of young-adult books besides the Harry Potter series for the teenager in your life (or you—no judgment!). Historical fiction (The Book Thief, Island of the Blue Dolphins), utopian/dystopian fiction (The Giver, The House of the Scorpion), classics (Charlotte’s Web, Where the Red Fern Grows)—it’s all there. In fact, even Harry […]

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