April Wheeler

12 Flips | 3 Magazines | @AprilWheeler | Keep up with April Wheeler on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “April Wheeler”

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

The World's Most Breathtaking Waterfalls

Waterfalls aren't just cascading tons of water over the edge of a cliff, they are an example of the power of nature, an earthly wonder and a reminder that something as dainty as water has the power to erode something as tough as rock.<p>The falls are majestic beauties, sure, but they're more than …

Argentina

7 ways writing by hand can save your brain

It's time to put pen to paper.<p>Our tech-dependent society has put keyboards at the tips of our fingers at all times, from our smartphones to our …

5 Key Elements for Successful Short Stories

by Emily WenstromAs the editor of a genre fiction website, I’ve seen my share of short stories—the good and the bad.No matter what kind of fiction …

Creative Writing

New Literary Agent Alert: Caitie Flum of Liza Dawson Associates

<i>Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Caitie Flum of Liza Dawson Associates) are golden opportunities for new writers because</i> …

10 Common Fiction Problems and How to Fix Them

<b>Guest Post by Jack Smith</b><p>When you write and revise your fiction, you deal with a host of problems. With some novels, it’s hard to decide on the right …

Creative Writing

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Employee Guidebooks

Why revisiting your employee manual is an opportunity to move your culture and business ahead.<p>The start of a new year is a great time to enrich the messaging of your culture and to state (or restate) what you as a leader expect of your team. One very impactful way to do this is with your employee …

20 Beautiful Book Cover Designs To Swoon Over

If you're not into judging books by their covers, you can check out our Best Books of 2014 list, which promises to assess titles based on content rather than first impressions. But if you'd like to indulge your inner aesthete for a moment, we suggest you peruse those we've selected as among the …

Ready for this jelly? Strange sea creatures invade West Coast beaches

Thousands of strange sea creatures are washing ashore on California beaches, puzzling tourists and thrilling scientists quick to explain the phenomenon.<p>"The scientific name is Velella velella," said David Bader, director of education at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California. …

Iceland raises threat level at Bardarbunga volcano

Alert level for aircraft flying in the area raised to orange as Icelandic Met office fears another ash cloud<p>The threat of a volcanic eruption in Iceland has increased, according to the country's Meterological office, with "intense seismic activity" reported at the site of the Bardarbunga …

Mummy-making in Egypt may be 1,500 years older than we thought

Ancient Egyptians may have been concocting complex and effective mixtures to preserve their dead as far back as 4300 BC, new evidence suggests.<p>That's almost 2,000 years before prehistoric Europeans started work on Stonehenge, and about 1,500 years earlier than the art of mummification in Egypt was …