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Un-Think Your Poetry: How To Write Better Poems - Writer's Relief, Inc.

Want to write better poems? Why not try a different technique to become a better poet? Stop <i>trying</i> to write better poems.<p>Because most good poetry …

Weekly Writing Prompts: #23 – Writer's Edit

Grammar and Usage

<b>You can be a little ungrammatical if you come from the right part of the country.</b><p><b>ROBERT FROST</b><p><b>Word has somehow got around that the split infinitive is</b> …

19 Writing Tips To Help You Become The Next J.K. Rowling

We asked writers what helps them stay motivated.<p>1. No cute coffee shop with notebook for me. It's all about <b>snuggling up in bed with the laptop, a cup of tea and SoundCloud drip-feeding me music</b> with the perfect ambience for the mood of the story.<p>And when I need to get out of my bubble, I go to …

3 Writing Tips for Bloggers

Not all bloggers are great writers, but it certainly helps! One of the great things about being a blogger is that it automatically turns you into a better writer -- since you are continuously writing content day in and day out. Whether you are a newbie or have been blogging for years, I have 3 …

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6 Writing Tips From John Steinbeck

<i>The legendary author explains why you should abandon all hope of finishing your novel.</i><p>If this is indeed the year of reading more and writing better, we've been right on course with David Ogilvy's 10 no-bullshit tips, Henry Miller's 11 commandments, and various invaluable advice from other great …

Tips For Writing Like A Pro, From Top Content Producer Ann Handley

Here are kernels of wisdom from an interview I did with digital marketing pioneer Ann Handley, who was cited in <i>Forbes</i> as the most influential woman in social media. She’s Chief Content Officer of MarketingProfs, and her books include the bestseller Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating …

5 Brilliant Books On Creativity

These books will equip you to be brilliant when it matters most.<p>It's so easy to get stuck in ruts and fall into habitual patterns with your work. Even the most creative and prolific people struggle with this from time to time. That's when it can be helpful to have a tool to shake up your thinking …

More Ideas in Minutes: 5 Instant Creativity Boosters

Creativity blocked? These quick and playful interventions will get the ideas flowing again.<p>Sometimes we talk about creativity as a character trait or inborn ability. Other times we speak of "unleashing" it through some sort of radical lifestyle change such as author Elizabeth Gilbert's …

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World's tallest tower gets $1.2B to complete construction

Dubai's towering Burj Khalifa may have to give up its title as the world's tallest building to Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Tower, now that funding has been secured for the last phase of its $2.2billion construction.<p>A Saudi government press release on Sunday said Jeddah Economic Company and Saudi …

Construction completed on the world's second tallest building

Towers are getting taller by the day. Gensler has just completed the twisting Shanghai Tower, which has received official recognition as the tallest …

15 Things You Might Not Know About Manet's Luncheon on the Grass

Today, <i>Luncheon on the Grass</i> (or <i>Le déjeuner sur l'herbe</i>) is regarded as 19th century French painter Édouard Manet'sgreatest triumph. But when its …

An AI That Can Mimic Any Artist

Take a look at the following two pictures. One was painted by contemporary artist Leonid Afremov, and the other was painted by an algorithm mimicking …

He Plays "Amazing Grace" On A Pan Flute, The Unique Rendition Is Taking Everyone's Breath Away

Ocarina made hearts sing by turning iPhones into musical instruments

Before Ocarina, apps were things you tapped and pinched and swiped. Then, with one download, everything changed. Suddenly, you weren’t holding a …

Banksy Has Painted A New Picture Of Steve Jobs To Celebrate Refugees

"We're often led to believe migration is a drain on the country's resources, but Steve Jobs was the son of a Syrian migrant," the anonymous artist said in a statement.<p>His full statement reads: "We're often led to believe migration is a drain on the country's resources, but Steve Jobs was the son of …

Why babies in medieval paintings look like ugly old men

Why are the babies in medieval art so ugly?<p>To find the answer, I spoke to Matthew Averett, an art history professor at Creighton University who edited the anthology <i>The Early Modern Child in Art and History</i>. But really, just how ugly are these babies?<p>Ugly might be too weak a word for medieval …

Eleanor Friedberger Plays ‘Auld Lang Syne’ on 1,000 Flute Glasses for Sparkling-Wine Ad

Eleanor Friedberger, best known as one-half of The Fiery Furnaces (with brother Matthew Friedberger), has made her first commercial—and it's quite a …

Frozen City: 750,000 Square Meters Full Of Ice Castles, Towers And Sculptures

Share this:<p><b>MessageToEagle.com</b> – A wonderful city of ice has been constructed in Heilongjiang province, north-eastern China for the 32nd Harbin …