Amie Gaudet

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The Terror of Dealing with Social Anxiety Disorder in Prison

My condition was both the thing that led me into crime and an extra punishment on top of my jail sentence.<p>When most people finish university, they either get a job or go traveling. Unfortunately, I'm not most people. Since the age of 18, I've suffered from social anxiety disorder, a mental illness …

Mental Health

NFW Movie Commentary Podcast: The Collection #horror

fromNFW Movie Commentary Podcast: The Collection | Horrorphilia:<p><i>The NFW crew are back with the second entry in the torture horror Collector</i> …

Is There a Book in You?

So many of us ask ourselves this question throughout our lives. And many of us try to get that book out, writing a few or many pages that often end up forgotten in a drawer or a computer file, never to be seen or read (unless you're Harper Lee).<p>Lawrence Levy is one person who won't have that …

Chronic Pain is in the Brain

October 12, 2015<p><b>A new study at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and the MUHC, might finally provide</b> …

12 remote hotels where you can unplug completely

Our fast-paced lives and increasingly hyper-connected world may be fun and exciting, but it can also be exhausting.<p>When we think of a real vacation, we picture escaping the bustling cities and swapping car alarms for crickets.<p>While backpacking up a mountain could do the trick, we're more inclined …

Hiking Trail

'Thirteen Ways' Lifts Darkness Through Storytelling

Colum McCann first won fans around the world with his bestselling novel <i>Let The Great World Spin</i>. The Irish author is now releasing a new collection of short fiction — a novella and three stories — called <i>Thirteen Ways of Looking</i>. They're tales that deal with parenthood, loss and just how arbitrary …

Writing

Borderline personality disorder: Study shows stigma a barrier to those seeking treatment - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Kylie Travers was just 16 years old when she first tried to kill herself.<p>Afterwards she was treated for depression and ADHD.<p>But it was not until many …

Mental Health

Chandler Riggs Would Love Carl To Lose His Eye On The Walking Dead

During an interview on <i>The Walking Dead</i>'s red carpet for Season Six, actor Chandler Riggs talked about this enthusiasm for th comic book storyline in …

Modular Buddy Box furniture makes your van all kinds of recreational vehicles

BuddyBox modules are similar in spirit to camper-in-a-box conversions like the SwissRoomBox, kits, Yatoo and QUQUQ, as well as modular camping …

3 Writing Superpowers Every Blogger Needs

<i>This is a guest contribution from Al Tait.</i><p><b>Confession:</b> I wrote this post twice.<p>I believe in the power of storytelling and I think it’s at the heart of …

I Have Watched 'The Expanse' and So Should You

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>I’ve watched the first episode of Syfy’s upcoming adaptation of <i>The Expanse</i> series of books (it was an unfinished cut, but …

Science Fiction

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FIND YOUR ORIGIN<p>Would you like to know the Origin of Your Last Name and the Coat of Arms of your family? Now It’s easy and free!<p>Our database contains …

This Book Is For Everyone Who Loves TV As Much As Literature

Slaughterhouse 90210 is every pop culture and book lover's dream.

MIND MELD: The Books That Made Us Love Science Fiction and Fantasy

<b>[Do you have an idea for a future Mind Meld? Let us know!]</b><p>For each one of us, there is a book, or a series, that hooked us on genre fiction. Maybe it …

Books

Too many books? What 'Super Thursday' tells us about publishing

In his new book Power of Reading, the sociologist Frank Furedi talks about "the Gutenberg Parenthesis". This is the idea that the age of the book was, in fact, a 500-year blip; that, thanks to the internet, we're moving from a written culture back towards an oral one.<p>It's the academic version of an …

Books

Flight Deal of the Day: Jet to Hawaii for Only $400

Flying

Vitamin D May Be the Most Important Nutrient You Need

A few years, ago I noticed I was constantly tired. As you know, each day I am either in the operating room or my practice at a very early hour. But I noticed that no matter what I did, eating right or exercising often, nothing improved the tired feeling I had. Finally I checked my Vitamin D level …

Wellness

Beat Your Back Pain With 5 Exercises

Back pain is as common as getting a cold. Back pain can be caused by a sedentary lifestyle (sitting all day at your desk) or a rigorous workout schedule. Two entirely different situations, but the same outcome: a bad back. You also can experience back pain from a bad mattresses, poor posture, …

10 of the best science fiction and fantasy short stories ever - Vox

Including Ray Bradbury, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Kurt Vonnegut.<p>For the first time ever, the renowned <i>Best American</i> series of anthologies has published a collection of the country's best science fiction and fantasy stories. <i>Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy</i> is a terrific book, filled with 20 …

Books

'Death By Water' Will Pull You Under

In creative writing workshops, one maxim often gets passed around — so often, in fact, it can take on the weight of a commandment: "Show, don't tell." The idea, of course, is to convey emotion by depicting only what's happening, and to keep from spelling things out too much.<p>Kenzaburo Oe, it …

Literature

The 18 Finalists for the 2015 Kirkus Prize

The winners of the 2015 Kirkus Prize in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young Readers' Literature will be announced on October 15, 2015.<p>Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The 18 Finalists for the 2015 Kirkus Prize<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: …

Books

This Is What It's Really Like To Live With Schizophrenia

One of the common misconceptions about schizophrenia is that people who experience the disorder can't have productive, stable lives. But a new campaign is here to prove that couldn't be further from the truth.<p>Rethink Mental Illness produced this video for the U.K.'s Schizophrenia Awareness Week, an …

Mental Health

Symptoms Of Common Conditions You Should Not Ignore

When it comes to shutting down, our body is similar to electronic devices because it doesn’t do it without warning. When something go wrong in our …

The 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Must Read Before You Die, According to Amazon

Assembling the list of the most essential science fiction and fantasy books is a huge undertaking, but Amazon has tackled it. And their list is not …

Science Fiction

Amazon's best 100 sci-fi/fantasy books

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before "A Game of Thrones," "The Magicians" and "The Hunger Games," there were classics by Isaac Asimov, Margaret Atwood, George Orwell and more.<p>It's true we're living in a golden age of science fiction and fantasy, where new creatures, technology and entire worlds exist beyond our …

Science Fiction

Free & Bargain Books from HarperCollins

HarperCollins has a large number of romance novels and a few mystery/suspense novels free in the Kindle store tonight (links to the ones that are …

How Emily Benet used Wattpad as a launchpad, gained a million hits and a book deal with HarperCollins

<i>Serialized novels were popularised by Victorian novelists such as Charles Dickens. Today, free online tools enable anyone to do it – and reach an</i> …

Writing

HarperCollins Seeking Submissions - No Agent Required

HarperCollins<i><br>From the website</i>:<br>HarperCollins is inviting unsolicited manuscripts from aspiring authors in Australia, New Zealand and around the world. …

Murdoch's HarperCollins Deletes (Some) Errors From Kindle Version Of 'Clinton Cash' - The National Memo - Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.

The publisher of <i>Clinton Cash</i> has reportedly removed “seven or eight” glaring errors from the Kindle version of the controversial new book — which …