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Reader Question: How to balance writing theory and the actual writing?

What if learning theory and trying to put it into practice stymies creativity?<p>From Traci Peterson:<p>I’m an intuitive/organic writer discovering the …

Late Night Hosts Gave Donald Trump The Best Gags For His 71st Birthday

"I'm glad Donald Trump can finally have a day when he's the center of attention."<p>Late night TV hosts wished President Donald Trump a happy 71st birthday in their own amusing way.<p>Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, James Corden and Seth Meyers each used their Wednesday night broadcasts to give the president …

Donald Trump

22 Exciting New Books You Need To Read This Summer

Here's what's ~hot~ this season.

Books

20 exercises to bulletproof your joints and prevent injury

The 20 Best Glutes Exercises of All Time<p>The 6 Best SPF Moisturizers for Men's Skin<p>Are Your Running Shoes the Wrong Size?<p>What Would You Sacrifice for …

Health

So you want to be a writer? Essential tips for aspiring novelists

“Nobody can advise you and help you, nobody,” said Rainer Maria Rilke in <i>Letters to a Young Poet</i> more than a century ago. “There is only one way. Go into yourself.” Rilke, of course, was right – nobody but yourself can help. In the end it all comes down to the strike of the word on the page, not to …

Literature

HBO Is Developing Four Different Game of Thrones Spinoffs

<i>Game of Thrones</i> may be just two shortened seasons away from its (hopefully) epic end, but the show’s universe will officially live on in spinoff …

Guitar basics: learn thousands of songs with the three-chord trick

The oldest trick in the book<p>Get the chords down and you’ll have thousands of songs to try. Known as a I-IV-V (‘one-four-five’) progression, or …

Guitar

The Dalai Lama explains how to be prepared for your death

We can all agree that the fear of death is the most fundamental fear that all humans face in their lives. We may try to forget our uncertainty as to …

How to use recovery mode to fix your Android phone or tablet

use recovery mode android s edge recoverymode<p>Carlos Vega/Digital Trends<p>If your Android phone or tablet isn’t acting right, or you’re trying to tackle …

10 Profound Quotes From a Zen Buddhist Master on the Secret of Reaching Enlightenment

Do you also find that Zen Buddhist thought holds some fascinating insights that are relevant to the modern age?<p>You don’t need to be a practicing …

Dan Rather’s Second Coming

With millions of Facebook fans and the freedom to speak his mind, the 85-year-old journalist is back in the arena—facing the opponent he’s been waiting for his entire life.<p><b>One late morning on a recent rainy Saturday</b> <b>in</b> Austin, Texas, Dan Rather, dressed in a pressed dark suit and a crisp blue shirt, …

Journalism

The 3 Questions That Will Decide If Trump’s Tax Plan Works

President Trump wants to cut business taxes — a lot. Trump on Wednesday is expected to propose slashing the corporate income tax rate to 15 percent …

13 documentaries on Netflix that will change the way you see the world

Documentaries have a bad reputation, and that changes now. What some perceive as a boring genre is actually a home to some of the most inspiring, …

‘I don’t think we’ll ever have sex again’: our happy, cuddly, celibate marriage

<b>Brian’s story</b><p>No one talks about having a sexless marriage. The closest I get is hearing other men joking about their wives not being interested in sex any more, but we were never really interested in sex, even when we met 25 years ago.<p>I’d had other girlfriends and was always good at romantic …

Relationships

Everything Is Awesome at Legoland Florida's New Beach Retreat

Adding to its playful property that encompasses a theme park, water park and lakefront hotel, Legoland Florida opened its Beach Retreat, designed …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

13 Minutes. 9 Stretching Exercises. One Routine That'll Make You Feel Like a New Person

We're all guilty of skipping out on the stretch at the end of a workout (sorry g2g!), but stretching can decrease recovery time, reduce your risk of …

A relationship therapist shares her 5 best strategies to strengthen your marriage

Building a strong marriage requires conscious effort that isn't always easy to put in, but it's safe to say that the resulting happiness is worth a bit of toil.<p>Rachel Sussman, a therapist in New York City who specializes in relationships and couples counseling, shared five ways you can make your …

Our Power Lies In How We Choose to Respond to Our Pain

<b>“The strongest hearts have the most scars.” ~Unknown</b><p>Maybe it’s true, that the strongest hearts have the most scars.<p>And maybe the pain and the …

Positive Thinking

Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper' Artwork: 10 Things You Didn't Know

It's one thing for an album to come along and press itself so deeply into the culture that little feels the same after its arrival, but what are the …

Music

Urban Gypsy Boho Bag – Free Crochet Pattern

<b>Round 5:</b> Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), dc in first dc, dc in next 14 st; [(3dc, ch 1, 3dc) in corner sp, dc in next 15 st] 3 times, (3dc, ch 1, 2dc) in last …

10 fragrant plants that will make your garden smell amazing

These lovely perfumed plants add another level of enjoyment to your garden.<p>Whether your garden is cosy and cottage-style or manicured and orderly, a …

How to Edit Your Story Like a New York Publisher

You have finished writing the first draft of your story, a version of your whole story from beginning to end. Now it is time to edit, to revise your …

Creative Writing

Three Easy Jazz Songs for Guitarists Who Don’t Play Jazz

PHOTO: Pexels.com A few weeks back, Darrell Braun presented a video in which he demonstrates 24 easy jazz chords . He’s back with the second lesson …

Guitar

25 ways to use reclaimed wood in your home

Reclaimed wood has been steadily rising in popularity with furniture designers and interior decorators, and it's not hard to see why. Well-worn oak …

Furniture

9 Historical Fiction Books About Incredible Women

Women's History Month might be winding down, but Bustle's love for women in literature never does. That's why I've got this list of historical …

A 15-Minute Vinyasa Flow That Eases Neck Pain and Tension

A bad night's sleep, a killer upper-body workout, a long day hunched over your desk—whatever causes your neck pain and tension, you need relief fast. …

Take 5 Minutes To Read And Improve Your Writing Skills Forever

Let’s be honest. You are here to for a crash course on writing. And you want a short yet comprehensive guide.<p>Before I start, I want to clarify a good …

Writing

Trump Is Defining the Presidency Down

The president may not realize it, but his conduct is making his office less powerful, less relevant and less influential.<p>It is probably too much to expect President Donald Trump to have read “Defining Deviancy Down,” the 1993 essay by the late New York Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Much noted at …

Political Science