Ashleigh Cronshaw

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How I Make A Six Figure Income With My Writing

Shares 1K<p>I love the transparency of the indie world.<p>It's so important for us to share information so we can learn from each other. I've just finished …

21 Restaurant Rewards Programs You Wish You Knew About Sooner

One of the best things in the world for a poor college student is free food. Everyone knows about the Starbucks app, but did you know there are tons of restaurants that offer lesser known customer rewards programs?<p>Spoon has your back with the best places to rack up the points. Get rewarded with …

How to plot a series: 8 steps

Plotting just one novel is challenging, never mind plotting a multi-book arc. Having structure and a plan helps. Here’s how to plot a series in 8, …

Books

Here’s how long your food will really last after passing its expiration date

How many times did you throw away expired food away thinking it was still good for consumption? Well, it turns out you may have been right. If stored …

Domestic Technology

Writing Hot and Steamy Scenes for Your Novel-Whew!

<i>"I'm here baby," he whispers in my ear as his hand slides up the skirt of my expensive dress... I'll say this about my ex; he knows all the right erotic buttons to push. After a few minutes and some close encounters of the erogenous kind, I feel..."</i><p>The above scene was one of the milder hot and …

Authors

Write 40+ books in your lifetime using Anthony Trollope’s 15-minute daily routine

Beginning with his first novel in 1847, Anthony Trollope wrote at an incredible pace. Over the next 38 years, he published 47 novels, 18 works of non-fiction, 12 short stories, two plays, and an assortment of articles and letters.<p>Trollope achieved his incredible productivity by writing in 15-minute …

Time Management

The Obsessively Detailed Map of American Literature’s Most Epic Road Trips

I am a freak for the American road trip. And I’m not alone, as some of this country’s best writers have taken a shot at describing that …

Literature

What’s the prime of your life?

Is ageing an inevitable decline – or are there unexpected perks to getting older? David Robson reports.<p>Do you ever worry that the prime of your life has already passed you by – and it didn’t even have the courtesy to let you know as it flew overhead?<p>They say that life begins at 40, or that 60 is …

Triathlons

Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipes, For When You Need A Little Extra Chocolate

There's a lot of debate about what makes a great chocolate chip cookie. Chewy vs. crisp, small vs. the size of your head. Some folks believe that it is the chocolate chips themselves that make for an <i>inferior</i> cookie, touting the virtues of chopped chocolate instead, which melts into the cookie …

3 Traps to Avoid When Writing a Rough Draft

by Marcy McKayI’ve started a new novel—as in a blank “page one” in need of 275 to 400 more pages to be complete. I’m lucky, because this book is …

Creative Writing

6 Tips to Uncover Your Best Writing

Being a writer requires time, devotion, passion and skill.For aspiring writers and those who have just started, becoming the writer you always wanted …

Writing

10 Writing Tips from Legendary Writing Teacher William Zinsser

<i>Image used with permission by Mark Ostow/Yale Alumni Magazine</i><p>Author William Zinsser died at his Manhattan home on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The …