Robert McKee, has taught creative writing for 30 years. His seminars have attracted more than 60 Oscar winners, but are treated with suspicion by many novelists – including Tim Lott. Can he be won over?
The majority opinion in Fisher v. Texas, which upheld the affirmative action policy of the University of Texas, marks a turning point in the long controversy surrounding race-conscious admissions policies
When's the last time you wrote something using actual pen and paper? If you're still scratching your head and trying to come up with an answer, you're not alone. One recent British survey of 2,000 adults
A slender young woman with brown hair stood on a Commerce street in early March, ignoring a driver's pleas to move. She reached down and bent his front license plate, asked him for money and then yanked
Adam Haslett has drawn on his father’s suicide for his second novel, which explores events from a different family member’s viewpoint Adam Haslett’s short story collection You Are Not a Stranger Here a
It’s time to rethink “violent” crime: How mislabeling misconduct contributes to our bloated criminal justice system |
Bennett and Walters claim that drug trafficking is violent because of the harms that drugs themselves do (i.e., by hurting users and by imposing third party harms). Notably, their claim isn’t that drug
The "Blank Space" singer may have been photographed kissing British actor Tom Hiddleston, but that doesn't discourage fans, who have constructed an elaborate conspiracy theory about her sexuality. When
"Here's to the crazy ones." So began one of the most iconic storytelling campaigns in history. When my mentor, Steve Jobs, created the "Think Different" ad in the late '90s, he knew that the key to building
A heartbroken teenager who celebrated her 18th birthday alone is smiling again after thousands of kind-hearted strangers responded to a Facebook appeal. Hallee Sorenson invited classmates to her party
‘Striking’ structural differences seen in study which compared brain scans of young men with antisocial behavioural problems with their healthy peers Brain scans have highlighted “striking” differences
Lori Mae Hernandez, 13, received a well-deserved standing ovation from the judges on Tuesday's episode of America's Got Talent. Hernandez has been doing stand-up comedy since the age of ten, when her was
A book author and highly respected consultant offers a way to make your emails more appealing. I've been making a mistake in how I've composed emails, and the solution to the problem is ground-breaking
Director Eva Husson spins the bottle with a group of French teens searching for meaning in mindless sex – and explains how she related to their lives In spring 1996, a young teenage boy went to see a nurse
Real question. Is there a moment when women clad in nothing but lingerie become too many women clad in nothing but lingerie? That's not rhetorical—I'm not really the target audience for this, so I'm curious.
By now, we’ve all experienced it in one way or another: you’re casually browsing a website when a promo suddenly pops up asking you to sign up for a new service or special offer. But while there’s nothing