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7 ways to get over your writer's block, according to published authors

Whether it's a novel, poem, essay, or even an email or letter, sometimes the words just won't come.<p>To help you get over writer's block, we've gone through some answers from published authors and writers to the question "What are some tips to get rid of writer's block?" on Quora.<p>Here are 7 of their …

How to Write a Blockbuster Blog Post in 45 Minutes

Blogging is love and war.From my 10+ years of writing daily, I can tell you there will be moments when you’re chock-full of motivation. Ideas leap …

The Correct Approach For Making Money From Writing On The Internet | How To Write Articles

There’s an old saying that one should always make the job that you do something that you truly love doing – in that way getting out of bed in the …

Scientists Created Artificial Nanoparticles That Can Communicate With Each Other

Communication is Key<p>Just like flying cars and artificial intelligence, nanobots are mainstays in a number of science fiction flicks. While there are …

Nanotech

A European committee just listed 11 ways society is at risk from Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) could pose a threat to the fabric of our society, according to an opinion published last night by the European Economic …

AI’s Cool New Thing: Capsule Networks (explained)

A buzz is about in AI circles around “capsule networks,” a new variant on neural networks that backers say could simplify, cut the costs of, …

How to Write a Compelling Short Story

<i>Written By Stephanie Norman</i><p>Have you ever wondered what makes people so impressed by short stories? There is something magical about the ability of an …

Creative Writing

Google’s DeepMind achieves machine learning breakthroughs at a terrifying pace

It’s time to add “AI research” to the list of things that machines can do better than humans. Google’s Alpha Go, the computer that beat the world’s greatest human go player, just lost to a version of itself that’s never had a single human lesson.<p>Google is making progress in the field of machine …

Artificial Intelligence

11 Tips to Clean Up Your Dirty, Wordy Writing

Get out the pruning shears: a big part of good writing is good editing. And a surefire way to give your writing a confidence boost is to eliminate …

10 Topics to Warm Up the Writing Muscle

Sometimes we sit at our desks to write and can’t think of anything to write about. We face the blank page. <i>We sit there until blood pours from our</i> …

7 Things I Learned About Starting A Career in Science Fiction

Write, have deadlines, meet people! How one gets their book or story published is a common question for writers, and <i>Runtime</i> author S. B. Divya …

Creative Writing

How to Get Published in Literary Journals

<i>Welcome to our “How to Get Published” series! After you’ve written it, revised it and let our</i> <i>Penmob editors</i> <i>at it, it’s time to get your writing out</i> …

25 Examples of A.I. That Will Seem Normal in 2027

From cooking to dating to art.<p>In the last ten years, artificial intelligence has changed the world in subtle but sweeping ways, but it’s got nothing …

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

How to write a killer opening line. Why Google is not research. When to rip it up and start again. Whatever you do, just write! Lessons from acclaimed novelist and creative writing professor Colum McCann<p>“Nobody can advise you and help you, nobody,” said Rainer Maria Rilke in <i>Letters to a Young Poet</i> …

Creative Writing

How the Robot Apocalypse Will Go Down

Artificial intelligence is like a weapon. Worry about the people wielding it.<p>There are two conflicting visions of where artificial intelligence will take humankind. Some people worry that when robots become capable of programming themselves, they’ll realize that humans are useless and do away with …

5 Sneaky Ways to Steal Time to Write

Do you struggle to find time to write? Here’s how I steal time regularly and use the time I have effectively.Do you collect ideas? Me too. I have a …

Advice from Kurt Vonnegut that Every Writer Needs to Read

I can give you professional writing advice until the cows come home, but at the end of the day, I’m not a bestselling author or a member of America’s …

The Complete Beginners' Guide to Artificial Intelligence

Ten years ago, if you mentioned the term “artificial intelligence” in a boardroom there’s a good chance you would have been laughed at. For most people it would bring to mind sentient, sci-fi machines such as 2001: A Space Odyssey’s HAL or Star Trek’s Data.<p>Today it is one of the hottest buzzwords …

Artificial Intelligence

There's a dark secret at the heart of artificial intelligence: no one really understands how it works

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The experimental vehicle, developed by researchers at the chip maker Nvidia, didn't look different from other autonomous cars, but it was unlike anything demonstrated by Google, Tesla, or General …

How worried should we be about artificial intelligence? I asked 17 experts.

“We should take seriously the possibility that things could go radically wrong.”<p>Imagine that, in 20 or 30 years, a company creates the first artificially intelligent humanoid robot. Let’s call her “Ava.” She looks like a person, talks like a person, interacts like a person. If you were to meet Ava, …

Artificial Intelligence

Short Story Shortcuts: Make A Big Impact With Fewer Words

To successfully write short fiction, you need to make a big impact in as few words as possible. So every choice you make as an author needs to be …

Places to Find Telecommuting Freelance Writing Jobs

Freelance Writing Jobs for Telecommuting<p>Updated August 11, 2017<p>This growing list of freelance writing jobs and telecommuting jobs websites is the …

Employment

How to Become a Powerful Writer

How to Become a Powerful Writer<p>Updated on October 9, 2017<p>Ernest Hemingway was a Powerful Writer<p>Ernest Hemingway was a powerful writer – yet his prose …

Creative Writing

How to Be a More Prolific Writer

Dear friend,<p>I know a lot of fellow writers who are struggling. If you’re a writer who has writer’s block, frustrations coming up with ideas, need …

Writing

10 Must-Try Tools If You Love Freelance Writing (Bonus: Most Are Free!)

Freelance writers are always looking for ways to streamline the drudgery we often don’t get paid for – things like finding new gigs, doing background …

Deloitte predicts machine intelligence, not mere AI, as a big trend for 2017

Conventional wisdom holds that artificial intelligence is the next great horizontal technology that will unleash future waves of innovation. Yet AI is not a single type of technology. It takes many forms and encompasses many, many uses. And to focus on AI is to miss the forest for the trees.<p>The …

How to Start Your Writing Career | Inspiration

Think you have a writing talent, but don’t know how to start your career? Then this paper is just for you. Stick to the advice below, and you’ll get …

What Are Your Writing Sins?

You have tics that are part of your style — and part of the problem<p><b>I’ve done it again.</b><p>I’m only on the second line of this article and I already used …

Feeling Inadequate With Your Writing? Follow These 9 Tips.

The first step to better writing is reading.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Frustration. Angst. Embarrassment. Anxiety. Fear. Insecurity.<p>I felt all those emotions every time I had to write an email, proposal, letter or anything else in my first high-profile …

Creative Writing

8 Basic Skills Writers Should Obtain - Jennifer Olson

“You may not write well every day, but you can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.”<br>– Jodi Picoult<p>Good writers are those that …