Karen Fisher

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30-Minute Meal-Prep Recipes So You Aren't Spending Sunday in the Kitchen

Meal prep is meant to be a simplifying strategy, designed to make healthy eating quick and effortless throughout the week. But when you’re spending …

Vegetables

Hiding What the Main Character Knows from the Reader

I recently got a question from a follower about how to write a story where a very valuable piece of information about the protagonist is kept hidden …

How to Cross 'Writing a Book' Off Your Bucket List

Here are 3 surprising tips to help you start writing daily (and keep doing it).<p>Writing a book is a high-ranking bucket list goal for many people. One of the reasons that this goal tends to stay on our bucket lists for far too long is that we're out of practice in the art of writing. Like any other …

A word processing software for wannabe novelists

Microsoft Word may be the 800-pound gorilla of word processors, but that doesn't necessarily make it the best. It’s slow, bloated, and expensive and …

Writing

8 Infographics That Will Help You Improve Your Writing

1) 10 Tips To Improve Your GrammarI always find it interesting when writers will pledge a commitment to their craft, but shrug their shoulders when I …

Inner monologue examples: Writing characters’ secret lives

Internal or inner monologue is a useful literary device. Dialogue reveals character relationships, their converging or competing goals. Inner …

Why You Need An Antagonist In Your Story

There are many reasons why you need an antagonist in a novel. It is difficult to write a book without one. Your hero will be bored and will rattle …

8 Character Development Exercises to Help You Nail Your Character

August 21, 2017 - Perfecting your Craft - 1 Comment<p>Even the most fast-paced, action-driven novels need compelling characters to keep readers engaged. …

The Great Gatsby

Simple and Effective Strength: The Perfect Beginner Workout

Meet Jimmy: Jimmy is a 32-year-old insurance salesman. <b>He’s been happily married for the past six years and has two beautiful children.</b> He loves …

Workouts

How I learned to cope with chronic pain

Having tried everything to overcome the persistent after-effects of dengue fever I eventually had to reframe my attitude and learn to accept what I couldn’t change<p>In 2013, I contracted a virus that I thought was the flu. It ended up being dengue, sometimes referred to as “breakbone fever”. The …

404: Page not found - HostGator

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 …

Man Booker prize judges reveal 2016 longlist

Two-time winner JM Coetzee’s latest book is on list along with little-reviewed crime thriller by Graeme Macrae Burnet<p>A psychological crime thriller will compete with the latest novel from the Nobel prize winner JM Coetzee for this year’s Man Booker prize, the judges have revealed as they released …

31 Books You Need To Bring To The Beach This Summer

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Books

Some people get 'skin orgasms' from listening to music — here's why

The experience is called frisson (pronounced <i>free-sawn</i>), a French term meaning "aesthetic chills," and it feels like waves of pleasure running all over your skin. Some researchers have even dubbed it a "skin orgasm."<p>Listening to emotionally moving music is the most common trigger of frisson, but …

Hummingbird Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Recipes

You’ll Never Be Bored With These 31 Satisfying and Scrumptious Salads

May is National Salad Month and there is no better time to celebrate the fresh produce that spring brings. Salads are really the perfect dish — you …

Recipes

Healthy No-Bake Protein Balls Recipes for Energy and Muscle Recovery | Fitness Magazine

Whether it's to jump-start your workout or recover from one, these healthy protein ball recipes taste great no matter how, when, or why you eat them.

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Cat Spotted Regularly Taking Subway In Tokyo All By Himself

While the Tokyo subway system might seem confusing for many, this cat laughs at them all. The smart feline has been spotted taking the city’s Seibu …

Orgasmic design: how vibrators have become ambitious tech products

The vibrator’s long, slow march from taboo to mainstream (and maybe even cool) has been all about figuring out what exactly women want<p>Consider the humble vibrator. Invented as a medical device in the 19th century, it has gone on to become a Mad Men plot line, a Sex and the City tie-in, a celebrity …

16 Novels By Women Everyone Will Be Talking About in 2016

Get ready for these high-impact works of fiction to be everywhere in the first half of 2016.<p>As the last few days of 2015 wind down, ready the champagne and prepare a toast—especially if you're a reader. That's because January commences a veritable avalanche of books worthy of celebration, with …

The 4 Most Common Relationship Problems — and How to Fix Them

Relationship problems. Everybody has them. And sometimes you have them over and over and over.<p>Most of the people giving advice don’t know the …

Smartphone-controlled mug keeps coffee at the perfect temperature for longer

That small window where a freshly brewed coffee is at the perfect temperature can close pretty quickly sometimes, particularly if you're distracted …

Coffee

There is a type of fungus that can instantly induce orgasms in women with its smell

The medicinal qualities of certain plants and herbs are well known, and these types of natural remedies been used to heal people for thousands of …

3 Mind-Blowing Truths About Creativity

Best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert will make you reconsider what you thought you knew about creativity.<p>There is no shortage of people out there offering creativity advice. Whether you're willing to invest a Google search or a hefty portion of your training budget, entrepreneurs who want help …

If MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Had a Gun to Her Head, Forced to Vote for a Republican Presidential Candidate…

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow was put in the hot seat by Jon Stewart’s replacement, Trevor Noah on Thursday night when the new Daily Show host asked her which GOP 2016 presidential candidate she would vote for.<p>Maddow initially dropped her head on the desk, the turned away from Noah, feigning an early exit. …

Vatican 'angered by transgender White House guest list'

Officials travelling with the Pope are said to be against invitations issued to transgender rights activists and a gay former bishop<p>A row has erupted after the White House invited transgender rights activists and a gay former bishop to a welcoming ceremony for Pope Francis.<p>Vatican officials were …

How to Have a Full-Blown Orgasm in Your Sleep

Make your time in dreamland ahhh-mazing.<p>Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night all hot and bothered and wondered, “<i>Did I just orgasm in my sleep?</i>” If so, the answer is probably yes. “Women can have sexy dreams that end in orgasm, just like men,” says Michael Krychman, M.D., ob-gyn and …

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