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How Writing a Journal Prepared Me to Write a Novel

Today’s guest is Laura Nicole Diamond author of debut novel <i>Shelter Us</i>. Laura’s first book was <i>Deliver Me: True Confessions of Motherhood</i>, a collection …

Creative Writing

Larry Hallegua – Story of a Teacher who sold his DSLR to become a Wonderful Street Photographer

Meet Larry Hallegua, a teacher in a primary school at China and on the other hand masters street photography to the extreme. Larry remembers that he …

This Website Will Make You a Better Writer

If your dreams of writing the next bestseller haven’t yet come true, perhaps you could do with some one-on-one coaching from one of the greatest novelists of our time. You might be saying to yourself, “I don’t have that kind of dough!” But don’t worry: This writing coach offers his services for …

Audrey Hepburn: the iconic movie star as you've never seen her

Ahead of a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, the son of the actress, philanthropist and icon shares intimate photos and memories. Prepare to meet the real Audrey Hepburn<p>Among the many well-known images of Audrey Hepburn in the forthcoming <b>National Portrait Gallery exhibition</b>, there …

Kindle Short Stories: Profitable, And Fast To Write

A couple of readers, who are working on novels, asked about Kindle short stories. Do they sell? They do: “An indie writer wrote me with this advice: …

Marines, corpsman refuse to testify against sergeant at retrial in Iraqi killing

Despite offers of immunity from prosecution, four ex-Marines and a former Navy corpsman have refused to testify against Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins in his retrial in the 2006 killing of an Iraqi.<p>The five — all of whom were convicted in the killing and served time in the brig — asserted their 5th …

This is how I lost my faith: Science helped, yes — but finally I accepted the holy texts were written by man

<b>(mikhail via Shutterstock)</b><p>I thought religion and sacred texts held absolute truth handed down from God. I was so powerfully wrong<p>Shulem Deen<p>June 14, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “All Who Go Do Not Return: A Memoir”<p>Among people who lose faith, I would later learn, many point to scientific …

What it's like to be a secret introvert

I've known Father Cebulka since I was 12 years old, so as soon as he began grinning at Galo's response, I knew he had already predicted my retort.<p>"I disagree," I said. "Sorry, I know you won't believe me, but I'm also an introvert," I told my beloved.<p>Galo and I have been dating for more than five …

Science fiction no more? Channel 4’s Humans and our rogue AI obsessions

We’ve told ourselves stories about the robot revolution for decades – but technological advances are hauling artificial intelligence out of the fictional realm. As the real world catches up, is it time to rewrite the script?

Jurassic World review – nice dinosaurs, shame about the plot

There’s certainly plenty of spectacle in this fourth trip to Jurassic<br>Park, but where’s the bite?<p>The trailer for this belated dinosaur sequel features a massive mosasaurus swallowing a dangling shark whole. The cheeky implication is clear: <i>Jurassic World</i> could eat <i>Jaws</i> for breakfast. Certainly, like …

Jurassic World

Philae, Europe's comet lander, wakes up after seven months

Jubilation at European Space Agency as signal picked up after comet lander goes into sleep when solar-powered battery ran flat in November<p>A comet probe which ran out of power seven months ago, leading scientists to fear that crucial data about the early solar system had been lost, has woken up and …

Teacher: I Don’t Teach Shakespeare Because He’s White

1:41 PM 06/14/2015<p>The Washington Post has published a guest article by a California teacher arguing that American high school students shouldn’t read …

William Shakespeare

Dinosaurs on screen: fact or fantasy?

Photograph: Alamy<p>Crystal Palace Park dinosaurs.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/11/1434033340321/6041da13-c524-4549-a152-ae392ed0a761-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Crystal Palace Park …

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