Emily Roberts

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8 Extraordinary Examples of Constrained Writing

Constrained writing is a catch-all literary term for a whole host of written forms or techniques that limit what or how authors or poets write by …

Language

Hugelkultur Raised Beds And Why You Need One!

<b>Enter your email for a FREE Seed Starting Guide!</b><p>What They Are And Why You Need One!<p><b>Hugelkultur is a special form of raised bed with wood as a base</b> …

Gardening

Bioengineered Athletes and True Stories: A Conversation with Lauren Beukes by Chris Urie

Sometimes the reality is stranger than fiction and sometimes fiction helps to shed some philosophical light on reality. Both are entwined, …

Creative Writing

Lithuania issues manual on what to do if Russia invades

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you invade, don't expect our people to make it easy for you.<p>That was the message Lithuania sent to Russia Friday as it published a manual for its three million citizens on how to defend their homeland in the event of invasion.<p>Since Russia annexed Crimea two years ago, Lithuanians have …

Russia

How growing a garden on your windowsill can save you money and keep you calm

Growing your own food could be the key to a calmer and wealthier life, but how do you do it when you don't have a backyard?<p>A small balcony or …

How Horror Fiction Can Make Us Better Writers

Image via Flickr Creative Commons, courtesy of Frederik AndreassonSince we are coming up on Halloween, I’d like to take a moment to talk about my …

Writing

Nonfiction Book Review: Walk Through Walls: A Memoir by Marina Abramović, with James Kaplan. Crown Archetype, $28 (368p) ISBN 978-1-101-90504-3

Walk Through Walls: A Memoir<p>Marina Abramović, with James Kaplan. Crown Archetype, $28 (368p) ISBN 978-1-101-90504-3<p>Performance artist Abramović …

Fiction Book Review: Difficult Women by Roxane Gay. Grove, $25 (272p) ISBN 978-0-8021-2539-2

Difficult Women<p>Roxane Gay. Grove, $25 (272p) ISBN 978-0-8021-2539-2<p>More By and About This Author<p>Gay (<i>Bad Feminist</i>) pens a powerful collection of …

The 'Killer Women' Writers Collective Is Turning the Page on Sexist Crime Novels

Crime fiction is routinely accused of misogyny, but a new group of female novelists are trying to change the genre for the better.<p>I'm sat at the back of a room in Shoreditch Town Hall in London. Around me are more than 50 women—mainly in their 40s and 50s, with soccer mom hair and Bloomingdale's …

Feminism

“If I have an idea or if I see an image, hear a sound which triggers something in my imagination

“If I have an idea or if I see an image, hear a sound which triggers something in my imagination, then I have to write it down.” — Amna K. Boheim<p><b>Amna</b> …

Creative Writing

Horror Authors Take a Stab at Self-Publishing

How self-publishing is helping revitalize the horror genre.<p>Every literary genre has its subgenres, but there is perhaps no genre so packed with …

Using Family Stories to Write Historical Fiction

Helen Maryles Shankman’s mother’s family taken after the war in the Foehrenwald DP camp in Germany. Photo property of the author, all rights …

Mary Tyler Moore Show

101 Gardening: How to use ashes as fertilizer #Organic_Gardening

CollectCollect this now for later<p>Hairstyle Tutorials 101 Gardening: How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms #Organic_Gardening<p>Gardening<p>CollectCollect this now …

3 Ways To Store Fresh Veggies For Winter

You can keep them cozy right in the ground during the cold months.<p>The days when everyone had an underground cellar full of produce may be gone</b> …

Gardening