Kate Schwartz

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Eight Books Every Spiritual Seeker Should Read

“You want weapons? Go to a library. Books are the best weapons in the world.” ~ Doctor Who<p>We all know about the big spiritual doctrines: The Bible, …

Is Islam Hostile to Science?

In the golden age of Islamic science, they weren't doing Islamic science—they were doing science, says author.<p>It's easy to take the wonders of modern science—gene technology, particle physics, robotics—for granted. But it took a long, hard road of experiment and discovery—and failure—to make these …

20th Century

Script Analysis: “Whiplash” — Part 3: Sequences

Script Analysis: “Whiplash” — Part 3: Sequences<p>Reading scripts. Absolutely critical to learn the craft of screenwriting. The focus of this weekly …

Screenwriting

How to Plan a Short Story – About Writing: Part 2

<i>Hey guys, this is the second article in my series about the writing process. If you’re interested in a broader look at the basics, check out Part 1,</i> …

Stephen King on Writing: Throw Out Your Thesaurus

The super-prolific Stephen King has doled out lots of advice for budding writers, including the recommendation to cut down your text. Here's another: …

Creative Writing

Four Reasons to Self-Publish Your Children's Book

<i>I wished more than anything in the world to be a writer. - J.K. Rowling</i><p>I'm a children's book author and illustrator. I'm not alone in that. It seems like everyone I talk to has a picture book inside them just waiting to be written. We children's writers are passionate people. We love words and have …

Magical Shabby Chic Interior Design Ideas

The Shabby chic or degraded (lousy) stylish, has done the last two many years especially popular design for decorating the Interior. The term …

Interior Design

Artist Uses Fire and Soot to Paint Elegant Illustrations

Qubec-based artist Steve Spazuk uses fire to create elegant illustrations out of soot. As he demonstrates in the video below, the fire painter manipulates the flame from a candle or a torch to mark a sheet of paper with trails of soot, which he then etches into using delicate tools like feathers, …

What Is Your Story - and Is It Holding You Back?

<i>I recently delivered a keynote address at our Haute Highlights Women's Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. I've been asked to write about what I shared.</i><p>We all have stories. You probably know your own by heart - those few rehearsed sentences that explain how you've ended up where you are in life. …

A Series of Beautifully Crystallized Books

<i>To Kill A Mockingbird</i><p>Artist Alexis Arnold uses a solution containing borax to “crystalize” books into twisted shapes and to render the text inside …

Books

Medium is encouraging shorter posts with new features

If you find yourself on blogging platform Medium, chances are you’re digging into a long-form piece. According to the team at Medium, that wasn’t the …

Blogging