Jeff Bankson

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Amazon Author Insights — Five things your book description says about you ...

<i>It’s tough to write a 70,000 word book, but it’s just as tough to write a book description of a few hundred words. Bryan Cohen from Selling for</i> …

Artist Found An Amazing Way To Preserve Origami By Using Glass Bell Jars

Origami is beautiful yet fragile, but Floriane Touitou found a way to "preserve" her paper foldings. Floriane protects her intricate origami animals …

Origami

Don’t Waste Your Words: How to Write a First Draft that is Crappy but Usable

Very few writers really know what they are doing until they’ve done it.<i><br>–Anne Lamott</i><p>Okay. Let’s get this out there: your first draft of anything is …

Modern Light Fixtures Turn Into Animals When Illuminated

Tel Aviv-based designer Chen Bikovski couples a contemporary aesthetic with a nostalgic nod to the past to create whimsical works of modern art. Inspired by fond memories of her childhood and interested in experimenting with ambiance, the award-winning designer invented Popup Lighting, a series of …

How to Plot Your Storyline for NaNoWriMo

by Jeff ElkinsAre you preparing a story for NaNoWriMo? Join us for a free workshop that will help you develop your ideas and get ready to write your …

The 7 Best Books I’ve Ever Read About Writing

Writing has helped me to become better at thinking, speaking, and making decisions.<p>I firmly believe that anything worthwhile in your career should …

Laowa 24mm Macro “Snorkel” Relay Lens

<b>At Photokina, we stumbled across a very odd-looking lens, a quite unusual macro: the 24mm Relay Lens by Chinese brand Laowa (Venus Optics). These</b> …

One Way NaNoWriMo Can Lead To a Lifetime of Better Writing

November is one of my favorite times of year–the leaves on the trees change to a beautiful palette of oranges and reds, we prepare to give thanks for …

28 Ways Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as …

Ouija: Origin of Evil and the True History of the Ouija Board

The new movie <i>Ouija: Origin of Evil</i>— one of 2016’s Halloween-season horror movie offerings, arriving in theaters on Friday—is just the latest example …

How Social Security Misleads on Claiming Benefits

For years, I’ve been railing against Social Security’s crazy complexity — 2,728 rules in the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) handbook and …

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Why Am I Seeing This?<p>A 404 error means that the requested file cannot be found. This can be due to an incorrect URL, a misnamed file, an improper …

This brick wall optical illusion is driving us totally insane today

We are ~obsessed~ with this brick wall optical illusion today. Someone come tear us away from our laptop screens!<p>Arron Bevin of Manchester, England …

Optical Illusions

Critters Writers Workshop

Blog<p>Ahoy, Critterfolk! <br>New entry Dec 07<p>Critter Notices<p>Critters no longer accepting European Union members :(<p>It's with a heavy heart that I have to …

How to Write A Science Fiction Short Story

How to Write A Science Fiction Short Story<p>Updated on August 5, 2016<p>Do you love science fiction and want to know how to write your own stories? …

100 Dalai Lama Quotes That Will Change Your Life

The Dalai Lama, his holiness is a world leader that is committed to promoting positive values such as , forgiveness,self-discipline, tolerance, …