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How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Why can’t white supremacists confront the fact that the source of their economic problems are white economic elites?

<b>(AP Photo/Bruce Smith)</b><p>Frustrated young white men are facing class divisions more than racial divides<p>Steven Rosenfeld<p>August 18, 2017 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>There’s no disputing the white anger and rage seen in Charlottesville, even if conservative publications like …

8 Sharp Techniques to Improve Your Creative Writing Skills

Good composition skills in any facet of creative writing will take you to amazing heights. You should remember that in order for your creative …

50 Pieces Of Advice For Aspiring Authors

One of the questions I'm asked on a daily basis is some form of, "I want to become an author. Can you help?" There are certainly better people to ask than me. But after writing hundreds of articles and nine books in 15 years -- both traditionally published and self-published, both non-fiction and …

Run For It (A Bucks County Novel Book 3) Kindle Edition

writingbox: The 8 steps of the character growth arc

writingbox:The 8 steps of the character growth arc

The Daily Routines Of 12 Famous Writers (And How They Can Help You Succeed)

We often think that great things are done by geniuses. But how many great things could have been done by people who never fully realized their …

50 Words and Phrases That Writers Get Wrong

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

This Is What A Handwritten Novel By Neil Gaiman Looks Like

See the original drafts of American Gods, Stardust, and The Graveyard Book, via The Art of Neil Gaiman.<p>Neil Gaiman started writing his novels longhand in the '90s.<p>He told BuzzFeed: "I started with <i>Stardust</i>: It was (in my head) being written in the 1920s, so I bought a fountain pen and a big notebook …

Books, How I Love Thee…

Writers, if you are not a lover of books, you need to have your heads examined. Seriously, you cannot, CANNOT be a good writer if you do not read! I …

Learning the lost art of cursive writing

With a pencil still in hand, eight-year-old Mitchell Cait-Goldenthal takes a break from the handwriting exercise he’s working on to explain why it’s important to have good penmanship.<p>“When you’re older, if your writing is sloppy for something really important – like if you’re playing Major League …

Diary of a New Writer 7 – You got to move it, move it!

(Rather than ‘reinvent the wheel’ on the subject of publishing, I’ve included several helpful links. Also here are parts <b>one through six.)</b><p>Now that I …

Diary of a New Writer 6 – 90,000 words later…

<i>(From The Shining- 1980; Film by Stanley Kubrick, book by Stephen King)</i><p>(For previous diary entries: <b>One</b>, <b>two</b>, <b>three</b>, <b>four</b> and <b>five</b>)<p>It took me just under a …

Diary of a New Writer 5 -You can’t make this stuff up!

<b>Dates and times</b>– Not exactly research, this is more like record keeping. Have you ever read a story where everything seems to have happened way too …

Diary of a New Writer 4 – Location, Location, Location!

(Here are parts <b>one</b>, <b>two</b> and <b>three</b>, if you missed them)<p>*Disclaimer: This is not an exhaustive how-to for novel writing, just a few things I learned …

Diary of a New Writer (3) Creating my characters

<i>(Images courtesy vulture.com and zap2it.com)</i><p>(To find part one, check <b>here,</b> for part two, check <b>here</b>)<p>Where were we? Ah, yes! I had the idea for my basic …

British first world war soldier laid to rest almost 100 years after death

Sgt David Harkness Blakey was killed aged 26 on the first day of the Battle of the Somme but his remains were not found until November 2013<p>A decorated British soldier killed in the first world war has finally been laid to rest with full military honours almost 100 years after he died.<p>Sgt David …

Remembrance Day

Three Empty Frames (A Bucks County Novel Book 1) Kindle Edition

Diary of a New Writer – (2) I’m a writer! Now what?

<i>(Part 1 can be found here.)</i><p>It all started with a fancy notebook. Well, not super fancy, but better than a plain-old, college-ruled, spiral-bound …

Meg Sorick, Author

Welcome<p>My name is Meg and I am an author. Although, I feel like maybe I should have titled this website: Meg Sorick, Renaissance Woman. Why? Because …

5 tricks to free up space on your iPhone

When you start running short on space on your iPhone, you can start deleting apps and offloading photos and videos to free up space or you can expand your storage. You can also try to trick your iPhone into freeing up some space.<p>Because no one likes to be forced to delete apps or deal with photo …

IPhone 7

The Skelligs: a trip to the edge of the abyss

The search for solitude has led pilgrims to the edges of the known world – and beyond – throughout history. But few final destinations rival the remoteness of Skellig Michael, a lonely, storm-lashed rock off the west coast of Ireland that doubles as a Jedi sanctuary in the latest <i>Star Wars</i> films.<p>The …

Ireland

106 of the Least Popular Baby Names in American History

The SSA website gives the top 1000 boy and girl names (as reported on Social Security card applications) for each year from 1880 onward. If you look …

Recipe: The Perfect Salted Caramel Apple Pie

The recipe for salted caramel apple pie is adapted from The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book, which was written by sisters Emily and Melissa Elsen …

No Nonsense Grammar

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When to "show" and when to "tell" in your fiction ⋆ How to write Military and Science Fiction novels : My Learnings

Don’t you love it when you get feedback on your fiction that you are doing too much “telling” and not enough “showing”?<p>When we think about how to …

Writing

My mom never wanted kids

For decades, I suffered her psychological abuse. Even now there are times I long for a normal, loving mother<p>My mother and I were sitting in a delicatessen eating corned beef sandwiches when she told me that I never should have been born.<br>I was in my early 20s at the time and my new therapist …

This is what sunset looks like on Mars

The Curiosity rover has been sending back data and photos since it landed on Mars nearly three years ago. Unsurprisingly, there are a lot of rocks in those images.<p>But finally, for the first time, on Curiosity's 956th solar Mars day -- April 15, 2015, to all you Earthlings out there -- its Mastcam …

Texas A&M

Lance 2015

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