Brandon Miller

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What You Need to Know to Create a Best-selling Book

My book made it to No. 1 on Amazon's self-help, new releases. Here's how you can find similar success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Five years ago, I decided that it was time to write my first book. It was the story of how a single dad of five led his kids, his …

Writing

'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics sold over a million copies around the world. Now Rovelli is back to explore the mysteries of time. He tells Charlotte Higgins about student revolution and how his quantum leap began with an acid trip<p>• Extract from Carlo Rovelli’s new book: on the elastic concept of …

Quantum Mechanics

How to get back to writing after taking an unintended (or intended) break

Let’s face it. This is life. Sometimes, things do happen that are beyond our control. And depending on the seriousness of the issues we constantly …

Social Media

The best recent science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

Autonomous by Annalee Newitz; Blackfish City by Sam J Miller; The Wolf by Leo Carew; The Silenced by Stephen Lloyd Jones and The Tangled Lands by Paolo Bacigalupi and Tobias S Buckell<p><b>Autonomous</b> (Orbit, £8.99) is the debut novel from Annalee Newitz, a science journalist and co-founder of the SF …

Books

Here’s The Creative Process That Lets Me Write 2–3 Articles Per Day.

There is only one way of predictably creating results in any type of creative endeavour. And that is to have a clearly defined creative process.In …

Writing

Schizophrenia originates early in pregnancy, “mini-brain” research suggests

BUFFALO, N.Y<b>. —</b> Symptoms of schizophrenia usually appear in adolescence or young adulthood, but new research reveals that the brain disease likely …

Neuroscience

7 Useful Writing Lessons You Can Learn From Successful Writers

The Technique, Attitude and Best PracticeIf you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there — Robert KiyosakiYou know …

Creative Writing

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Dementia

Seven Types of Atheism by John Gray review – is every atheist an inverted believer?

An impressively erudite work, ranging from St Augustine to Joseph Conrad, embraces an atheism that finds enough mystery in the material world<p>There has been a rash of books in recent years by thinkers for whom the human race is getting nicer and nicer. Richard Dawkins, Steven Pinker, Matt Ridley and …

Atheism

Why You Need An MFA To Be A Better Writer

One question has plagued me from the time I started writing, and when I walked into the classroom on my first day of the workshop at Yale, I asked …

Creative Writing

Cherophobia is the fear of being happy — here are the signs you might have it

You know that feeling when something seems too good to be true — when it looks like a lot has happened in your favour recently, so it's suspicious?<p>Some people can't get over this feeling, and their good fortune takes a sinister turn in their mind.<p>People who have an irrational aversion to being …

Mental Health

Selecting Critical Skills to Target

At first blush, this specialist-led process of identifying critical skills makes sense. After all, each of these specialists is the expert in his or …

Teaching

Abraham Maslow and the Hierarchy of Needs

Abraham Harold Maslow (1908-1970)<p>On April 1, 1908, American psychologist <b>Abraham Harold Maslow</b> was born. He is best known for creating Maslow’s …

Psychology

Want to Know if Someone is a Psychopath? They Need 1 Thing Really, Really Badly

Psychopaths seek rewards to an extreme degree.<p>How do you know if someone you know is a psychopath? As <i>Inc.</i> colleague Jessica Stillman writes, for a definitive answer you'd need to assess the individual based on a long list of scientifically validated traits like lack of empathy, egocentricity, and …

Psychology

The Five Best Ways To Drive Traffic To Your Website

Website traffic is the lifeblood of every online business. More visitors to your website means more potential customers seeing your products. The more people you get in front of, the more sales you can generate. So driving more traffic to a site is really a no-brainer for most businesses, but what …

Marketing

On Writing What You Know

“Write what you know” is either the best or the worst advice ever given to a fledging writer. This dichotomy is amplified when the advice is given to …

Writing

All cleavage and clunkiness – why can’t male authors write women?

A writer challenged women to describe themselves as a male author would. The responses were hilarious, but sadly rang true<p>“She was 40 but could have passed for a year younger with soft lipstick and some gentle mascara. Her dress clung to the curves of her bosom which was cupped by her bra that was …

Feminism

How I Went From 0 to 10,627 Monthly Views In My First 60 Days On Medium

When I started writing on Medium in January, I didn’t have a clue about how to write a good Medium story.My first my stories only got a handful of …

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A Threefold Path for Every Writer

The great “love passage,” of the Bible ends with this refrain:“So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love,” …

Writing

IBM is doing something with quantum computing that’s never been done before

There’s no doubt that one of the most important things happening in the world of tech right now is quantum computing. It’s also one of the least …

Quantum Computing

Write More Fiction

<b>Stories drive the world.</b> We buy things, build things, and believe things solely based on narrative.Humans thrive on story. We always have. And …

Writing

Writing & ADHD

A few years ago I was reading some books by Thom Hartman on ADHD. After that I started reading more articles and books on the subject and noticed …

ADHD

My 5 Step Plan on How To Write Every Day

I have a confession.I have a very hard time staying consistent with my writing. I know the importance of being consistent, of showing up every day so …

Creative Writing

How to accomplish more in 30 days than most people do in 365

“The best ambition killer is trying to play someone else’s game.” — Dan Sullivan<p>Craig Ballantyne, author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the …

Self-improvement

This Kurt Vonnegut Quote Completely Changed The Way I Approach The Idea Of "Happiness"

You can't touch it, but you can certainly feel it. You can't buy it, but you can create it. You can't see it, but you can easily perceive it. I'm …

Happiness

5 Podcasts to Eliminate Negative Self-Talk

Talking to yourself isn't a bad thing -- but the fact that up to 70 percent of your words are negative is a very bad thing. Getting other voices into the mix can dilute the negativity and add motivation.<p>People talk to themselves -- a lot. With studies showing that our internal dialogue clips along …

Self-improvement

Jez Burrows Finds All His Stories in the Dictionary

The ‘Dictionary Stories’ author talks about turning sample sentences found in the dictionary into a short story collectionUnderneath the definition …

Writing

Facebook to exclude North American users from some privacy enhancements

There’s no way to sugarcoat this message: Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg believes North America users of his platform deserve a lower data protection standard than people everywhere else in the world.<p>In a phone interview with Reuters yesterday Mark Zuckerberg declined to commit to universally …

Privacy