Andrea Lagow

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How to Break the Pattern of Dwelling on Past Mistakes

Jennifer Bright Reich was in the fifth grade when she attended an open house at her elementary school with her parents and her little sister. …

5 time-wasting practices that writers must abandon

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Pasta with Garlic and Oil

<i>Aglio e Olio</i><p>It pays to use high-quality extra-virgin olive oil in this dish.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 pound spaghetti<br>• Salt<br>• 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 12 …

Italian Food

Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

"I don't have the energy or courage to cater for a living but, if I did, this Greek lemon chicken and potatoes would be one of my go-to entrees, and …

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

The Light Slow Cooker Recipes You Need In Your Repertoire

They're easy, too.<p>Slow cooker recipes have one major downfall. While they're delightfully convenient and have the ability to warm your soul on the coldest of days, they often times pack on the calories too. And sometimes, that just doesn't feel alright. You don't have to give up on the slow cooker …

Some Things I Have Learned, In Two Decades Of Writing For A Living

Often it's only upon seeing photographic evidence that you realise just how long you've been working on your novel. This year marks my twentieth …

Wise Words From A Dying Astronaut On Climate Change

In the January 16, 2016 issue of the <i>New York Times’s Sunday Review</i> climate scientist and retired astronaut Piers J. Sellers wrote a painfully beautiful article commencing with a revelation of his diagnosis with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. His peroration:<p>As an astronaut I spacewalked 220 miles above …

'I don't give a f--- if we agree': Arnold Schwarzenegger just gave a climate-change speech that will give you chills

He's in Paris as part of the UN Climate Change Conference, pairing up with his successor, Democrat Gov. Jerry Brown, to push for action on the issue, arguing that California's thriving solar and wind-based power industries are proof those who argue action on climate change will cost jobs and the …

17 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

8 Badass Ladies Who Changed Literature Forever

Who run the literary world? GIRLS. Women writers have been kicking butt for a <i>long</i> time and it’s time we acknowledge those who changed the literature …

Literature

8 Rules of Writing Historical Fiction Research

After researching and writing my novel <i>Orphan #8</i><i>—</i>which was published by William Morrow in 2015 and is the August Target Club Pick and an Indie Next …

21 Pieces of Writing Advice From Stephen King

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Stephen King

15 new books you absolutely need to read in September

After three long months of maxi skirts, a lot of sweat, and cringe-worthy energy bills, it’s finally FINALLY September. It’s not exactly autumn yet, …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Review<p>A deep dive on <i>Avengers</i> for those who've seen the movie.<p>By The Editors of GQ4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair …

How to Choose POV in Fiction Writing

Point of View, or POV, is the perspective from which your story is told. The POV you choose depends on many factors including how many main …

7 Ways to Become a Better Content Writer

The earliest record I have of my own writing is a diary from elementary school. I was probably about 8 or 9 when I started it. As I re-read my own …

8 Common Writing Mistakes Stephen King Tells Us Not To Make Anymore

Writing And Editing: Five Problems to Avoid in Your First Novel

<i>The first novel is definitely the hardest! You think you have internalized how a story works as a reader and then you discover there is so much more</i> …

The Long Way To A Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers book review

Becky Chambers’ debut novel took a slightly bumpy, Kickstarter-ed road to publication, and we’re very glad that it’s here with us now. This is a …

Book Review: 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do By Amy Morin

Book Reviews

'The House' book review: A haunting love story

<i>The House</i> by Christina Lauren delves into a new kind of haunted house that leads to an unconventional love story.<p>Have you ever had an awful day, only …

Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy takes questions from writers to instruct and amuse

The very first page of <i>Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy</i> acknowledges a reader’s potential uncertainty and sets the tone for the book:<p>Perhaps you are …

This cat sits like a human and we don't even know what to think anymore

Here at HelloGiggles, we love cats. We <i>know</i> cats. At least we thought we did, until we saw this completely insane video of Red the cat sitting like a …

100 Writing Practice Lessons & Exercises

by Joe BuntingWant to become a better writer? Perhaps you want to write novels, or maybe you just want to get better grades in your essay writing …

Charles Bukowski’s Rules for Writing

<i>Charles Bukowski’s</i> On Writing <i>comes out from Ecco Books on August 27th. In honor of his birthday, this Sunday, August 16th, we offer here his most</i> …

Literature

President Barack Obama's favourite books

President Barack Obama is a voracious reader so when he recommends a book it tends to get noticed.<p>In an interview with People magazine in December 2015, he said that his favourite book of the year was the novel Fates and Furies by Lauren Goff. Fates and Furies, a portrait of a dishonest marriage …

Books

22 Writing Experts On Overcoming Their Greatest Writing Challenges

I won’t lie to you.<p>Writing is a tough, demanding and lonely craft.<p>You’ve got to think of an idea, figure out if it’s worth writing about and then get …

Veggie Bowl Recipes So Good, You'll Happily Eat Your Daily Greens

Vegetables have never tasted so good.<p>Whether you've just had too much limp broccoli or too many overcooked carrots during your childhood, it's possible that vegetables have left a bad impression on you. It's gotten so that some folks avoid them altogether. And that's not good, because vegetables …