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Writing Scenes – Scene Structure

This series of posts explores all you need to know about writing scenes. We’ll consider topics such as <i>Scene</i> and <i>Sequel*</i>, cause and effect, scene …

Creative Writing

11 Festive Tablescapes Inspired by Nature

The holidays are SO close you can almost taste it, especially now that your menu is planned out and you know you’ll be serving hot mulled apple cider + delicious skillet dip at your holiday party. Yum! The next task on your list is figuring out how to set the tone for the season before anyone even …

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Books Every Writer Should Have on Her Bookshelf

Behind the supposed glamour, writers have one of the toughest jobs in the world. It’s not easy to experience life in all its harsh colors, think …

Vanilla Dessert Recipes That Are Better Than Chocolate

When most people think of decadent desserts, they think chocolate. But what about those loved one who prefer the other classic flavor, vanilla? There …

Glazed Lemon Blueberry Coffee Cake

1.<p>Preheat oven to 325 degrees with rack in center of oven. Generously spray a nonstick 10-inch (14-cup) Bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 …

4 Storytelling Tips From The Co-Creator Of Blockbuster Mystery Podcast “Serial”

Julie Snyder is the senior producer and co-creator of the Serial podcast, which spun off of This American Life and quickly developed a devoted following. Here, Snyder offers some guidelines for telling a story the Serial way.<p>For the past several weeks, Thursday mornings have taken on a special …

The many rabbit holes of 'Serial'

<i>As Serial winds to an end, those of us behind Code Switch and Monkey See have been talking a whole lot about the podcast. Here's part four of our</i> …

The Backlash Against Serial—and Why It's Wrong

A defense of the podcast, its producer, and the This American Life approach to narrative journalism<p>Since its October debut, <i>This American Life</i> producer Sarah Koenig's <i>Serial</i> has quickly become one of the most popular and critically acclaimed podcasts ever produced. Its episodes are a serialized …

How does the Serial podcast end - and what happens next?

The cult crime podcast Serial is the internet sensation of the year: now its investigation has come to a conclusion, what's next for Adnan Syed? Meabh Ritchie reports. CONTAINS SPOILERS<p>The only thing that’s worse than your favourite show coming to an end is the climactic conclusion not living up to …

Serial as investigative journalism: The hit podcast was a master class in reporting.

Journalism school is expensive and of dubious utility. A degree from a top program can (maybe) help you get an entry-level job somewhere, but you’ll …

Serial podcast finale: Mania has propelled podcasts into the cultural mainstream

A senior colleague of mine, whose age and identity will remain secret, did something telling on Tuesday. Holding out her iPhone a couple of desks …

It's time to tell it like it is: the Serial podcast was rubbish

Smug, petty, low-brow, plodding, voyeuristic and self-indulgent, the much-hyped Serial podcast doesn't deserve the plaudits, says Jake Wallis Simons<p>I used to be a fan of <b>This American Life</b>.<p>For years, I would recommend the iconic NPR radio programme to my British friends, waxing lyrical about its …

The 3 Most Interesting Things From ‘Serial’ Episode 12, ‘What We Know’

<i>"Serial" is the podcast of the year, an absorbing dive into a closed case, told in roughly 40-minute weekly installments. Hae Min Lee, a</i> …

Sucre a la Creme Recipe

"Sucre la creme is a traditional fudge from the Quebec province of Canada. The ingredients are simple and few, but the result is sweet and …

Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

"A friend of mine sent this recipe to me when I got my first apartment, because she knows how much I hate cooking! It's really easy -- even I can …

The forgotten five: 2014's least memorable blockbusters

Science fiction and fantasy,Culture,Film,The Giver,Transformers: Age of Extinction,Hercules,RoboCop,Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,Action and adventure<p>While Marvel continued to turn out films with darker themes and sharper writing, other superheroes and sci-fi villains have had trouble keeping up