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How to Blog a Book by Nina Amir

courtesy howtoblogabook.com<p>If you’re like me, you’ve read many, many books and have always wondered how books get published. Maybe you’ve even read …

17 Personal Essays That Will Change Your Life

Think essays are just something boring you write for class? These masterpieces will make you totally reconsider.

Palahniuk helps readers (and now filmgoers) find 'Romance'

On Thursday, August 29, the Portland Film Festival will present the Portland premiere of "Romance," a short film directed by Andy Mingo and based on …

Ch 3.12 Seven Questions to Ask Before Self-Publishing

If you’re considering going indie, ask yourself these questions to see if you’re ready to take the leap (and if this path is right for this …

The Body-Brain Connection: Does Your Sedentary Lifestyle Damage Your Writing Talent? - Writer's Relief, Inc.

These days, many of us lead a sedentary lifestyle—especially writers who make their living seated for untold hours at computers. Aspiring, …

How to Deal With Rejection

Another morning. Blurry-eyed and patiently awaiting the buzz I get from coffee delivered intravenously (don’t try that at home!) I powered up the PC …

Viktor Frankl on the Human Search for Meaning

Celebrated Austrian psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor <b>Viktor Frankl</b> (March 26, 1905–September 2, 1997) remains best-known for his indispensable 1946 psychological memoir <b>Man’s Search for Meaning</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a meditation on what the gruesome experience of Auschwitz taught him about the …

Honeyed Spiced Vodka

Ingredients:<p>1 ½ cups honey<br>2/3 cup water<br>1 vanilla bean split or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>1 teaspoon nutmeg<br>2 cinnamon sticks<br>2 whole cloves<br>4 allspice …

Giving Constructive Criticism—That Won't Make Anyone Cringe

I’ll go right ahead and start out by admitting that unless everything is going great, giving and receiving feedback can be pretty rough. The term …

How to Write an Original Story

With a gazillion authors out there and a gazillion more stories written, some might argue that to write something original is getting harder. So …

Uluru – Climbing on the Furniture in the Outback

Would anybody entering the home of a stranger, however gracious, climb over their prized sofa; especially if they provided logical reasons why we …

Writers' Winning Ways

Winning Writing Habits<p>Although neither sacrosanct nor replete the list below reveals some of the winning habits of writers and creatives across the …

Writer’s Write, and Then They Write Again

writer writing<p>By Patricia Zick @PCZick<p>Here I am with four books published on Kindle and in paperback through Createspace. I started this journey of …

Female Characters in Fictional Roles

In 1985, Alison Bechdel wrote a comic strip in which a character stated that she would only go see a movie if the following criteria were met:<p>1. It …

Does Size Matter? (Sorry All You Sex Fiends-We're Talking #Books)

Posted by<p>Gae-Lynn Woods<p>Size is a factor in my life at the moment. I'm working on book three in the Cass Elliot crime series and while not tapping at …

Of Making Lists & Promoting Your Work

Monday, August 26, 2013<p>Image from http://www.apairofpears.com<p>I’m getting to that age when I don’t remember much. Last week I read an interesting …

#iPadOnly Review: Learn How To Maximize your iPad's Potential

Learn how to transform your iPad into a truly useful device, and not just a gadget that’s nice to have. Transition to post-PC world is ongoing, and …

How To Think Positive Everyday: 4 Simple Steps to a Happier Life

One thing that I noticed immediately when joining Buffer was our emphasis on cultivating positivity. If you take a quick look at our culture deck, …

Happiness