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Pick The Right Wood For Your Project With This Guide

There are few things DIY enthusiasts love more than building things with their own hands. When it comes to woodworking, picking the right wood can be …

How-To: Transfer a Photo onto a Slice of Wood

Tired of putting your photos into right angled frames? Give this ink to wood transfer technique a try.<p>You can find ready to use kiln dried wood slices at most large craft stores. If you want to use your own DIY slice of wood cut from a fallen tree, be aware that if not dried with the proper …

Inkjet Printers

10 quick tips for better business writing

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>By Gregory Ciotti, Entrepreneur<p>Writing …

Categories

<i>This fun-loving January illustration was sent in by Claire Lordon. Claire earned her BFA in illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. She is</i> …

How Dreams, Goals and Habits Make You a Wildly Productive Writer

You can be a wildly productive writer.And if you are already a wildly productive writer, then you can take your game to a whole new level.There are …

Motivation

The Productivity Hacks I Used To Write A 93,000-Word Book In 6 Weeks

One question people ask me a lot is how long did the book take to write.<p>There are a few answers to that.<p>I took book leave in May 2014 and I turned in my first draft in the middle of August 2014.<p>So you could say four months.<p>But I signed my book contract in September 2013, so maybe the answer is a …

The Power Of Writing & Exercises to Try

I believe each of us is creative. From birth.<p>Julia Cameron believes that each of us is a writer. Also from birth.<p>“I believe we all come into life as …

9 writers on the inspiring books that shaped them

There are books that stay with you during important times in your life. A great book can get you through a bad breakup or a bad high school (though, …

How To Be A Better Writer: 6 Tips From Harvard’s Steven Pinker

U want 2B a better writer?<p>Good writing is often looked at as an art and, frankly, that can be intimidating. No need to worry. There are rules — even …

10 Tips To Improve Your Morning In 5 Minutes Or Less

You've probably heard about the importance of setting a morning routine. Morning routines set your days up for success, plus you get to enjoy the …

Hubble Snaps Detailed Photos Of Dust And Debris Surrounding Stars

And you thought your home was dusty<p>NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has just finished up a pretty extensive imaging survey of the debris surrounding distant stars – and the results look rather fantastic. The images above, snapped by the famous telescope, show various stars encircled by immense disks …

Universe

WIRED Space Photo of the Day for November 2014

Author: Wired Science Staff<p>08:30 am<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of …

The ABC’S of Writing Into Truth

<b>By Tina Welling</b><p><b>Part of the How They Do It Series</b><p>The creative process can be a strange thing. Sometimes we know exactly what we did to achieve our …

GUEST POST BY IRISH WRITER JAMES LAWLESS

<b>My Guest this month is Irish Writer James Lawless, whose novel Peeling Oranges I so enjoyed and commented on, HERE on on Life Twice Tasted. Readers</b> …

How to Get a Novel Published | The Art of Manliness

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), an annual novel-writing project that brings together professional and amateur writers from all …

Writing and the Creative Life: Why Your Brain Loves Good Storytelling (Part 1)

The Harvard Business Review had an interesting article recently with a series of links I thought would make for a good sets of posts in the Writing …

Crowdfunded deck campaign wants to combat writers block

Crowdfunded Deck of Cards Combats Writer’s Block<p>Arts & Culture<p>EMail<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>The Latest<p>AR & VR<p>Augmented Reality 'Gallery' …

Someone Reading a Book is a Sign of Order in the World

If you’re lucky, on a few occasions in your lifetime you will come upon an author in whose writing you experience a rare kind of homecoming, a spiritual embrace. For me, such singular homecomings have taken place in the arms of only a handful of writers — to wit, Virginia Woolf, Ursula K. Le Guin, …

Vent your literary frustration with this punching-bag keyboard

Sometimes, writing can be hard and when your words don't perfectly express the complex emotions that your soul is feeling, you can feel a little frustrated. In fact, if that problem continued to rage on, it might compel you to spin out some Krav Maga-style moves to smash your keyboard to pieces. …

The Story Behind this Incredible Mountaintop Northern Lights Photograph

Conveying the grandeur of the Aurora Borealis is a serious challenge for a photographer. How are you supposed to capture the splendor of the event, …

Mental Health . . . A Photographer’s Perspective (this isn’t going to be easy)

As photographers, writers, illustrators, actors, musicians… As creatives, we create the world that we exist in, we create the world that the rest of …

Barren Mountains, Caves of Ice, Peaceful Shores and Graceful Waterfalls of Alaska and Ireland Captured in 'Polaris'

Acacia Johnson‘s <i>Polaris</i> portrays the northern lands of Alaska and Iceland in a collection of elegantly moody photos. With a deep connection to the …

Alaska

Beautiful Long Exposures of Firefly Trails by Vincent Brady

Photographer Vincent Brady gives us a beautiful new way to appreciate the glow of fireflies with this set of long exposures. While still light out, he captured this first photo at the Lake of Ozarks, a large reservoir in central Missouri. “Many people, when they see this photo, they have a certain …

Landscape Photography

A Psychological Transformation That Only Astronauts Experience

We know very little about the effect of space travel on the human psyche – but what we have learned so far suggests that it's profound.Read more...

Space Travel

The Complexity Of Famous Writers’ Prose, Visualized

A Chromapoem is a new type of visualization by New Orleans-based designer Lola Migas that automatically translates text into beautiful radial graphs that show just how complex a snippet of prose is.<p>In these visualizations, each word is represented as a block within a giving ring. In any ring, a …

I’m A Writer, A Real Freaking Writer!

I did it. I jumped. Well, dove head first without checking to see if there was 20 feet of water or a puddle below. I first learned about NaNoWriMo …