Danise Codekas

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Thomson family's legacy lies in the art world | The Star

Not so long ago, Roy Thomson owned one of the biggest newspaper chains in the world, with more than 200 titles in Canada, the U.S. and Britain, …

Prince Andrew prepares for grim year ahead as 'sex abuse' claims refuse to go away

Virginia Roberts claims she was paid £10,000 as a reward for having sex with the Duke of York and is now writing a memoir about her experiences<p>The Duke of York knows he could spend months and perhaps years fighting off allegations that he had sex with a 17-year-old girl who was being kept as a “sex …

Reigniting Innovation and Creativity

“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” — Vincent Van Gogh<p>Here’s an …

5 Truths About Writing a Series – How Fenella Became a Star

<i>I’m delighted to have Barbara Kyle on the blog today. I had the pleasure of meeting Barbara – a writer of historical fiction and contemporary</i> …

How the Causeway for the Great Pyramid of Egypt Was Found After Decades of Searching

Dozens of foreign missions carried out over three decades using the latest high-tech instruments failed to find the causeway of the Great Pyramid of …

Ancient Replica of Mythical Tomb of Osiris Unearthed in Egypt

A Spanish-Italian archaeological team says it has discovered an ancient replica of the tomb associated with Osiris, the god of the dead, in Egypt's Sheikh Abd El-Qurna necropolis. The multi-level structure is thought to have been built sometime between 750 B.C. and 525 B.C. (25th or 26th Dynasty), …

Ancient History

Brainstormers: Obama’s big research push kicks off with a meeting of the minds

The motley group included men and women, old and young, in sweatshirts and three-piece suits, shod in socks and sandals, wingtips and heels. They were a kind of neuroscience dream team, more than 100 scientists gathered in a Bethesda, Md., hotel not to talk about their latest breakthroughs — there …

Researchers Enlist Internet Users To Help Monitor Penguins

Penguin Watch lets people around the world further science by looking at images of the adorable birds in the wild. Researcher Caitlin Black tells NPR's Rachel Martin how you can help from your chair.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Rachel Martin.<p>The 2005 film …

Book Review: Methodological Practices in Social Movement Research edited by Donatella della Porta

<i>This collection aims to offer a practical, how-to approach to researching social movement studies, with each author writing on a method they have</i> …

Book review: ‘The Internet Is Not the Answer’ by Andrew Keen

is the author of “The End of Absence,” which won this year’s Governor General’s Literary Award for nonfiction.<p>The Internet Is Not the Answer<p>By Andrew Keen<p>Atlantic Monthly. 273 pp. $25<p>Sincere criticism of the mounting technopolies swallowing American culture (Amazon, Facebook, Google et al.) will …

17 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read in a Sitting

This week author Ian McEwan expressed his love of short novels, saying “very few [long] novels earn their length.” Certainly it seems like a novel …

Getting Your New Blog Off on the Right Foot

Do You Want To Start A Blog But Don’t Know How?

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Blogging vs Writing Fiction: Cape Town Girl Alex van Tonder Chats About Her Debut Novel, This One Time

Excitement is building for the release of <i>This One Time</i>, the debut novel from Alex van Tonder – also known as Cape Town Girl – which is set to be …

7 of the Craziest Predictions for the Future, From the Past

Back in 1992, in a special issue of TIME devoted to predicting what to expect in the new millennium, writer Lance Morrow waxed philosophical about …

A French Woman's Five Style Essentials

Get a little closer to that French ‘je ne sais quoi’ with these five wardrobe staples in every femme’s closet<p>THE SEEMINGLY EFFORTLESS and slightly unkempt look that is French women’s signature could easily give the impression that they don’t follow any fashion rules. Right? Wrong. La femme …

Clothing

Clean-Eating Recipes That Will Get You Through January

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Doctors Enlist Paintings to Hone Skills

More physicians are offering a different perspective on paintings by ‘diagnosing’ pieces of art.<p>By<p>Amy Dockser Marcus<p>Amy Dockser Marcus<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Amy.Marcus@wsj.com<p>When it comes to art, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And so, apparently, is a medical …

Art

Writing Believable Action

Recently, I was asked about the use of “false action”, which was described to me as forcing characters to do something during dialogue because that’s …

On Writing: Sometimes, it just *is*

This is me when writers want to rake over their protagonists’ extraneous childhoods<p>As a script editor, I spend a lot of time saying this to</i> …

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Better Diary Makes it Easy to Track and Review Your Journal

Android: We know that keeping a journal has benefits to your health and creativity. Most apps aren't geared towards self-reflective journals, though. …

What’s The Best Software For Writing Ebooks? – A Brief Introduction

Some rights reserved by mpclemensOnce you’ve made the decision to write your first ebook and self-publish it or just finally release that epic …

Writing

Indie Authors: Working with Beta Readers

Beta readers are amazing. They can help find plot holes, grammar mistakes, and other issues with manuscripts. They help save you time and money with …

WriteMonkey - Home

<b>Donate via this link if you are donating for version 2. For version 3 go here!</b><p>* You can donate with your PayPal account OR with your credit card. You …

4 Ways to Customize Word for Writing and Editing

by C.K. MacLeod<p>You can customize Microsoft Word* so that it’s more efficient for writing, editing, and self-publishing. Here’s how:<p><b>1. Turn off</b> …