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How to Stop Procrastinating

Ugh! I’m so full, I can’t breathe!” says Rose as she finishes her cheeseburger. “And I’ve got to lose weight … I think I’ll have the crème brûlée” …

planofattack

Sport Imagery: Athletes' Most Powerful Mental Tool

If you do anything to work on the mental side of your sport, it better be mental imagery. Why, you ask. Because there is no more powerful mental tool …

Mental preparation for the 400m

<b>I found this lecture on 400m training and preparation from Lee Evans, 1968 Olympic Gold Medalist</b> whose world record stood for 24 years - 43.86 - and …

Arianna Huffington on Twitter: ""Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset." - St. Francis de Sales http://t.co/83cSAxOlf1"

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How to Cure Self-Consciousness

You step into the party feeling reasonably confident. True, your favorite little black dress feels somewhat tight, but it’s still elegant, and the …

Mind

The School For Humanity

Performance<p>Want To Have Fun While Becoming Smarter? Try These Awesome Brain Games<p>If you had a supercomputer that governed your entire life — every …

Happiness

How to Write a Book

Okay, not really (as if it would be that easy). More like how I write a book. There is a lot of talk out there about outlining vs seat-of-your pants …

Sketch a Novel in an Hour Exercise

<b>Sketch a Novel in an Hour</b><p><b>By Christina F. York and J. Steven York, www.YorkWriters.com</b><p><i>Based on Outline a Novel in a Hour, an exercise by Alicia</i> …

The Joy of Discovery: Keeping Readers Hooked Through Story Revelations

<b>By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy</b><p>My husband and I were talking the other day at dinner about the new <i>Men in Black</i> movie. We both loved the original, felt …

The Best Advice on Plotting I've Ever Heard: Two Tips That Will Make Plotting Easier

But wait, there's more!<p><b>By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy</b><p>I read a few pieces of plotting advice in the last few weeks I wish I'd written. They're nothing …

Essays for Writers

Well, who could be more interesting to you than… you? Laying the words down as fast as you can – even if they’re the “wrong” words – focuses and …

Creative Writing

The Pomodoro Technique: How To Write 5,000 Words Every Day

<i>Note: every writer writes differently. What works for one writer may not work for another. Trust your gut.</i><p>One of the most common questions I’m asked …

Time Management

How to write 10,000 words a day

How many words are in a novel?<p>Well, obviously, it depends. National Novel Writing Month defines a novel as a 50,000 words of manuscript. I prefer the …

Writing

1. General Writing Advice

<b>a. Tips:</b> Do you have any tips for beginning writers?<p>i. It’s a long road. Just know that going in, and keep plugging away. I’ve heard from a Tor …

Writing

How to Outline a Novel: 60 Index Cards Method

I used to be very against outlining books– novels– because I thought they had to be PURE and free-flowing and not sticking to any formula. But then …

How To Write A Screenplay Outline - 7 Techniques

Experienced screenwriters know how to write a screenplay outline. In fact, they tend to invest significant time writing a screenplay outline because …

How To Pitch A Movie - A Movie Pitch Example

You know (or you’re learning) how to write a screenplay – but do you know how to pitch a movie?<p>What you’re about to see is the first phase of …