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8 unusual ways to boost your writing efficiency

Looking to become more prolific as a writer?<p>I previously wrote “13 ways to improve your writing productivity,” and I’ve come up with eight …

5 Compelling Reasons You Need to (Finally) Write Your Story

As writers — whether aspiring or published — we often face the bitter criticism of our own minds before setting a single word to page or screen.We …

Creative Writing

The 3 Tiers of Point of View Technique: Observation, Interpretation & Imagination

By Richard Broderick in Flickr Creative CommonsOur guest today is Julia Fierro, author of novels <i>The Gypsy Moth Summer</i> (to be released on June 6th) …

Creative Writing

How to Practice Writing Like Van Gogh Practiced Painting

Do you take time to practice writing small pieces? Or do you focus on the next big writing project?Sometimes writing can feel like a race. We rush to …

101 Places to Find Freelance Writing Jobs

Freelance writing is no more lucrative than ever but at least it's getting easier to find work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re an expert looking to make some extra cash or are a full-time journalist or blogger, there’s never been a better time to find …

Best Street Art Murals of Last Year - Street Update #150

50. 2Alas and Case MaClaim in Miami<p><i>The incredulity of Saint Thomas</i> is a 16 century painting by the <b>Baroque master Caravaggio</b> that served as an …

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25 Paintings You Should Know Before You Turn 25

October 14, 2016<p>Why 25? It is a fateful year in your life because it is when you turn a quarter of a century. Life is mercurial and you shift from …

7 Unconventional and Inexpensive Ways to See the World

Does your wanderlust run deeper than your pockets? Travel is a fulfilling adventure for your soul, but it can be downright rough on your bank …

China launches manned mission to experimental space station

China launched a pair of astronauts into space on Monday on a mission to dock with an experimental space station and remain aboard for 30 days in preparation for the start of operations by a full-bore facility six years from now.<p>The Shenzhou 11 mission took off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch …

Space Exploration

You CAN Stay Strong, Sane & Centered in Times of Stress

Making these lifestyle changes can help with pain, sleep, mood and more.<p>What motivates these online chaos makers and why you should stop feeding them.<p>…

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Chronic smartphone usage in Canada has chiropractors worried about a condition called text neck

Chiropractors in Ontario are starting to warn patients about a condition called ‘text neck.’ Caused when a smartphone user repeatedly tilts their …

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Emotions: Colour Therapy - Natural Health

​Feeling blue? How the colours of the rainbow can help you shine<p>At a Glance<p><b>What:</b> Colour is simply light of varying wavelengths, thus each colour has …

The Authentic Power of Michelle Obama

Isn’t it delicious that after trafficking in racism, promoting sexism and using a lie about Barack Obama’s birthplace as a pivot into political relevance, Donald Trump could receive his final death blow from a black woman: the president’s wife?<p>And isn’t it interesting that after so many years of …

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We've Reached the End of White Christian America

The United States is no longer a majority white, Christian country, and that is already beginning to have profound social and political implications. At 45 percent of the population, white Christians are a shrinking demographic—and the backlash from many members of the group against the increasing …

Technology Will Replace Many Doctors, Lawyers, and Other Professionals

Faced with the claim that AI and robots are poised to replace most of today’s workforce, most mainstream professionals — doctors, lawyers, accountants, and so on — believe they will emerge largely unscathed. During our consulting work and at conferences, we regularly hear practitioners concede that …

How Will Scrapping 'Soft Subjects' Like Art History Affect British Education?

A panel of writers looks at what the government's move to bin Art History A-levels could mean for the way we look at schooling and work.<p>If you loved learning about art at sixth-form level, now's the time to pour one out for your boy Art History, the latest "soft" subject axed across the UK from …

Science and maths aren’t as important as you think – History of Art taught me more about life than biology

Imagine being told you will never be given the chance to study the works of Charles Dickens at school, because learning about Victorian literature is …

Forget Cleopatra - here are the Shakespearean heroines that girls should really look up to

The headteacher of a girls’ school has come up with the perfect role model for young women: Shakespeare's Cleopatra. According to Jane Lunnon, head of Wimbledon High School, girls should aspire to be like the Egyptian heroine rather than Kim Kardashian "who is a lot to do with inches - either …

Feminism

Granta is Accepting Unsolicited Submissions

After a six-month hiatus Granta, one of the world’s most prestigious literary magazines, is again accepting unsolicited submissions. Granta’s history …

Creative Writing

Vanessa Hua's new book is the immigration conversation starter this election needs

None of the characters in Vanessa Hua's debut short story collection <i>Deceit and Other Possibilities</i> could be canonized as saints. Most of them can …

Why Artist Alice Lancaster Is Making Her Name In Fashion

“Basquiat never would have done this,” said the 31-year-old artist Alice Lancaster at Veda’s Soho studio last week, where three of the brand’s leather jackets hung with her work hand-painted on the back. We were discussing her habit of turning clothes into a canvas. “He would have screamed at …

Attention all Arundhati Roy readers, the wait is finally over

Rumours of a follow-up to <i>The God of Small Things</i> reeling back to 2007 can now be put to rest—and Arundhati Roy’s readers can breathe a sigh of …

Inside Artist Cecily Brown's New York Studio

“Sometimes it shocks me how many times I’ve drawn something,” says Cecily Brown, pointing to a scatter of paper on the floor of her Union Square studio in Manhattan — the result of four days’ studying Théodore Géricault’s <i>The Raft of the Medusa</i>. “It’s this process of internalizing an image and …

Art

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

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