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The Key to Becoming Successful at Anything

Regardless of the destination, this will help you get there.<p>How do you define success?<p>For some, it could be building a sustainable business. For others, it means finding more time to spend with your loved ones. How about filling your spiritual need or finding a higher calling? (If you're like me, …

29 Amazing Literary Magazines You Need To Be Reading

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What You Should REALLY Look for in a Guy

I never insisted on a man who checked all the boxes. But once I saw myself as someone who deserved to be picky, the whole world changed.<p>"I'm done with men who don't know what they want from life," my friend Catherine told me when we were in our late 20s. "A guy can either pledge his undying love to …

Short story collection smuggled out of North Korea sparks global interest

Dissident tales from pseudonymous author Bandi, still living in the country, are very rare fiction to emerge from the secretive dictatorship<p>A collection of short stories written under a pseudonym and smuggled out of North Korea is on its way to becoming an international literary sensation, with its …

Why is China’s greatest novel virtually unknown in the west?

Dream of the Red Chamber is a masterpiece that has been called the ‘book of the millennium’ and it is high time it receives the attention it deserves<p>When I was a graduate student in Oxford many years ago I shared a house with a brilliant German sinologist who used to push translations my way, …

China

Teenager seized for Boko Haram attack tells how she tore off suicide vest and fled

Girl feared going against orders but was even more afraid of killing her father who she knew was staying at the crowded camp in Nigeria that was her target<p>Strapped with a suicide bomb vest and sent by the extremist Boko Haram group to kill as many people as possible, the teenage girl tore off the …

Africa

The largest combat jumps in US military history

During World War II, the US Army fielded five airborne divisions, four of which saw combat, as well as numerous independent regimental combat teams and parachute infantry battalions.<p>Today, the US military fields one airborne division, two airborne brigade combat teams, and a number of special …

Military

How to Keep Writing When No One Gives a Sh*t

No one cares if I write.<p>No one's waiting for me to publish my next essay. No one's waiting for me to overcome my low self-esteem or manage my depression and anxiety or move through my fears or stop doubting myself or get a good night's sleep and drink enough water and caffeinate sufficiently to sit …

Creative Writing

How To Build Your 'F*ck Off Fund'—From 6 Women Who Have Done It

Money can't buy happiness, but—especially for women—it can buy choices.<p>Earlier this week, you might've seen an article by Paulette Perhach in the The Billfold called "A Story of a F*ck Off Fund." It went super-viral—it was sent to me by no fewer than ten women, and I sent it to at least ten more. …

The 9 Most Inspiring Podcasts for Female Entrepreneurs

No matter what stage your business is in, here's where to go when you need some extra inspiration.<p>Fresh off a six-month stint at a startup, I was exhausted and wondering what to do next.<p>As I pondered what new thing to throw myself into, I did what anyone who's been working full-time, commuting two …

You Don't Need More Time, You Just Need to Spend It Doing What Matters

There’s a common misconception that everything in life comes down to time. Every day I find myself slipping into these same statements: <i>If only I had</i> …

Lean On: A Mobile Mentoring App for Women

It's 8:30 AM in Palo Alto and I'm skyping with the CEO of Lean On, Chedva Kleinhandler, who is telling me about her new mobile mentoring app for women. On the screen appears an elegant, well-spoken, dark-haired woman dressed for business even though it's already nighttime at her home near Tel Aviv. …

What I learned being the only woman in the room

It’s not exactly breaking news, but in case you haven’t heard, women face an uphill battle in the business world.<p>Examples can be found everywhere: women are judged – even by other women – more harshly than men are for trying to negotiate higher compensation for their work. Our mistakes follow us …

Insurance Industry

How I Started Making a Full-Time Blogging Income

The first time I realized I had the “idea problem” and/or the “fraud problem” was when I told a friend to email me the link to something he was …

How to Make $30,000 a year Blogging

If you’re anything like the overwhelmed blogger I spoke to a few years ago, who thought making a full time living from her blog was basically …

Blogging

How to Start a Blog: A Tutorial

If you’re passionate about writing and comfortable with technology, starting a blog is one way to share your personal experiences and insights with …

The Full Blog Monetization Menu – 60+ Ways to Make Money With Your Blog

<i>This is a guest contribution from Paul Back.</i><p>You think about it all the time – how great it would be to make money from your blog.<p>Yet, with …

How To Generate 1000 Visitors A Month To Your Blog | Sherman Smith's Blog

<b>One of the most challenging goals for many bloggers is to generate 1000 visitors a month to their blog.</b><p><b>For veterans this is a small number, but for</b> …

How to Build Your Online Reputation and Gain More Followers

If you were to go online shopping, you would prefer to buy from an e-commerce site with a meritable online reputation, right?<p>The power of social …

100+ Blogging Tools For 2018, Categorized (+ Expert Tips)

Blogging is an art, and using the right blogging tools will make your art rise and shine!This is an epic list of blogging tools to which you can …

How To Build A Profitable Blog!

This is a sponsored post. Read below...<p>I was looking at my adverts on a popular network today and discovered that many of the clicks and visitors I …

8 Simple Ways Parents Can Teach Kids to Get Organized

Kids with ADHD and other learning difficulties typically have trouble getting organized, managing their time and making the transition to living …

10 Mantras That Will Get You Immense Peace Of Mind, Spirit and Energy

Mantra is a sound, a word or a phrase that has <b>powerful meaning and significance.</b> This is why the meaning of the words in a mantra are as important as …

An Experienced Freelancer's Guide to Finding Clients

When you decide to pursue freelance work, you might not have a clue how to actually find clients. But if you start with research and ask businesses …

3 Ways to Find the Writing Voice You Never Really Lost

"I've lost my voice," I hear from writers in my community writing workshops as well as at Goddard College, where I teach in areas such as Transformative Language Arts, and other interdisciplinary gardens. But here's the thing: our voice, like our heartbeat, isn't ever gone as long as we live. …

Creative Writing

Ten Things To Learn From Hunter S. Thompson

I’ve long been a fan of Hunter S. Thompson, author of such classics as “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” and “Hell’s Angels.” So when I saw a book by his son, Juan F. Thompson, published in January I itched to get a copy.<p>The book, Stories I Tell Myself by Juan F. Thompson: Growing Up with Hunter S. …

Juan F. Thompson on his memoir of growing up gonzo

Hunter S. Thompson was a terrifying father, his family life was volatile and he killed himself with a gun to the head while his grown son was in the next room, but a memoir from Juan F. Thompson is not <i>Mommie Dearest</i>, or even Daddy Weirdest.<p>We spoke to Thompson about <i>Stories I Tell Myself</i>, a …

Most Effective Writing Tips for Bloggers and Content Marketers

Blogging is a lot of fun. It offers a creative outlet for your business or just for yourself. But even though they’re meant to offer entertainment, …

Writing