Katie Mahar

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iOS 9’s Best & Worst Hidden New Features

the good, the bad & the quick reply<p>Apple’s iOS 9 has finally come to an iPhone near you. Available on the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus and old models of iDevices going all the way back to the iPhone 4S and iPad 2, the updated software brings a long list of new features you’ve likely heard about by …

Apps

Five Reasons Nebraska Beats Miami Saturday

A lot of folks have been fretting about the Nebraska Cornhuskers taking the field against the Miami Hurricanes in their own house for a while …

College Sports

Poetry Is Her Power: Meet Crystal Valentine, NYC’s Youth Poet Laureate

Crystal Valentine, who appears today at Lincoln Center’s inaugural Global Exchange cultural event, has transformed from a ‘painfully shy’ child to …

12 Winter Writing Competitions

As the nights get shorter and the weather gets chillier, what better time to stay indoors and get writing? In our final round-up of competitions of …

10 Steps To Writing Your First Book

Whether you’re a professional, a blogger, a consultant, a homemaker, a retiree, or anything else — you should write a book.Now before you think, “I …

Writing

The Women I Needed to Write: A Journey That Became a Novel

Ten years ago I began writing a quest fantasy and went on a journey at the same time. Outwardly it was a physical journey, with real signposts: from fluorescent-lit offices in the Empire State Building to a sunlit apartment in Jerusalem, to a wedding, another apartment, and onward. Like many …

This New Fiction App Delivers Original Stories In The Form Of Text Messages

Reading on your phone just got a little more modern with the Hooked app.<p>If you’ve ever thought one of your text message threads was so good it deserved to be published, you may be on to something.<p>A new fiction app rolling out today delivers stories to your smartphone in the form of a text …

8 Brand Names With Punctuation Problems

Punctuation can be a headache, even when it's just inside a name. Here are eight brand names with problems caused by those important little marks.<p>1. …