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Free Publishing Resources For Writers: Your Tool Kit Essentials

Your Publishing Tool Kit: A Free Resource For Creative Writers<p>Please take advantage of these FREE resources for creative writers! Essential …

Publishing

Unleashing Your Creative Self

<b>We have to continually be jumping off cliffs</b><p><b>and developing our wings on the way down.</b><p>Believe it or not, there is creativity lurking within each of …

20 Powerful Ideas for Creating and Marketing Your EBook - Jeffbullas's Blog

Despite the multi-media temptations of Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube we still haven’t stopped wanting to consume a good book. It’s just that they …

How to Publish With Your Own Imprint

<b>I love my traditional publisher, Second Wind Publishing LLC in North Carolina. Second Wind released my first novel (The Hardest Thing in This World)</b> …

Writing Faster: Breaking the 10,000-Word-Day Barrier and Composing a Rough Draft in 2 Weeks

About a year ago, I read Rachel Aaron’s 2k to 10k: Writing Faster, Writing Better, and Writing More of What You Love. It was basically what I already …

19 Writing Tips From Writers And Editors For The New Yorker

Secrets on reporting and storytelling from some of the best in the business.<p>How does Susan Orlean find her profile subjects? How does Malcolm Gladwell get his sources to speak with him? How does Sarah Stillman bring the characters in her stories to life? Thanks to the <i>Longform</i> podcast, we listened …

Writing

Small publishers are benefiting from changes in the industry

The advent of digital publishing technology and e-books has created opportunities for home-based publishers<p>The world of publishing was once the preserve of very large organisations, huge publishing houses with massive production infrastructures and costs, that kept smaller niche publishers on the …

Funny and Creative Doodles Interact with Real World Scenes

Storyboard artist and self-described “scribbler” Marty Cooper (aka Hombre_McSteez) makes hilarious cartoons come to life in this creative project that he calls his “doodle-ramblings.” Using just a transparency film, white-out, and a Sharpie, the artist makes up each piece on the spot, first drawing …

Adjustable Geometric Wall Coverings by Dsignio

Geometry lovers rejoice! Dsignio has created a new collection of wall coverings for Harmony by Peronda called GEN, and it’s a geometry enthusiast’s …

Shining Crystal Clouds

National Geographic Your Shot photographs depict the haunting beauty of noctilucent clouds. New observations reveal their secrets.<p>Electric-blue wisps streaking the sky, noctilucent clouds shine after sunset, gleaming with icy crystals. (See: "Pictures: First Night-Shining Clouds of 2012.")<p>After …

Designs for the Hanging of Things, Part 2: Coat Racks

<i>Previously: Part 1 - Hooks</i><p>Do you (or your interior design clients) want an easy way to hang up coats, scarves, bags, towels, aprons and more? Then …

Bizarre Illustrations by Redmer Hoekstra Merge People and Animals with Everyday Objects | Colossal

What Happens When An Ex-NASA Engineer Drops Paint Into Fish Tanks

Before switching to the creative life in the 1970s, artist Kim Keever worked as a thermal engineer on NASA projects. Perhaps this is why his abstract imagery has the air of a particularly thrilling science experiment.<p>Keever drops industrial paint tints into 200-gallon fish tanks, and photographs …

The Creative Work of Designbolaget

Studio Designbolaget from Copenhagen, Denmark.<p>Today I want to introduce you to Designbolaget, a Copenhagen, Denmark based award winning design studio …

Future-Shape Turns Floorspace Into a Giant Touchscreen with Their Conductive Rug

We all take the floors we tread on for granted. Not only are they more reliable than a best friend when it comes to catching you after ill-fated …

A Fence of Mirrors Reflects the Changing Landscape | Colossal

<p>Created by artist Alyson Shotz, this reflective picket fence is made entirely of mirrors and has been installed in several locations since 2003. The …

Fighter Pilot Takes Truly Epic Selfie While Firing an Air-to-Air Missile in Training

We’re fully aware that the term ‘epic’ is overused to the point where it means almost nothing. But in this case, we can’t help ourselves… because if …

FreedomPop Announces The Privacy Phone, A Fully-Encrypted Smartphone For $10 A Month

Meet the Privacy Phone, a device that FreedomPop brags is the only smartphone and mobile service that allows for encrypted communications. Lovingly nicknamed the “Snowden Phone” by FreedomPop, It can even be purchased with Bitcoin to further protect the owner’s anonymity. Simply put, if you’re in …

NASA Releases Beautiful ‘Gravity’-Inspired Photo Set Ahead of Oscar Night

<b>Spoiler Alert</b>: The first paragraph of this article gives away a major part of the movie ‘Gravity.’ Skip past it if you haven’t seen the movie …

Body suit 'can lift 50kg in each hand'

Engineers in Italy have developed a wearable robot which they claim is the most sophisticated built in the world to date.<p>The "body extender" has been built by the Perceptual Robotics Laboratory (Percro) at Pisa's Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna.<p>The machine can enable users to lift up to 50kg in each …

Report: Google ‘Projected Mode’ will compete against Apple's CarPlay

Earlier today, Apple officially announced <i>CarPlay,</i> a new platform designed to integrate the iPhone experience into a car’s infotainment system. In short, the system allows iOS users to make phone calls, control music and more by simply using Siri commands. There’s also a built-in display that …

Incredible Up-Close Textured Details of Frozen Flowers

Photographer Mo Devlin takes an interesting approach to flower photography by first freezing his buds in order to produce these stunning, abstract compositions. Using a macro lens, Devlin captures intriguing light, texture, and unexpected details within the dramatic colors and shapes set in ice.<p>The …

Adventures of a LEGO Photographer Taken with an iPhone

Just about everybody loves LEGOS. The building blocks are great inspiration for a life-sized Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter replica; they inspire hilarious poster illustrations; and, recently, they have been fun to watch in animation at the movie theater.<p>Photographer Andrew Whyte has found a new way …

Minimalist Handmade Graphic Art by Marcus Hollands

Shake the Shackles – Handmade Graphic Art.<p>Simple graphic shapes are something beautiful and especially if they were made by hand. Australian graphic …

Graphic Art: Historical Fragments by Chad Hagen

Historical Fragments.<p>A graphic art series of digital photo manipulations by Chad Hagen. Chad Hagen is an art director and graphic designer based in …

Potipoti

Designing unique apparel that appeals to both the home crowd and international shoppers is easier said than done. But when two artists—Nando Cornejo and Silvia Salvador—decided to transfer their ideas from the canvas to a new medium of knits and silk, they hit the sweet spot between à la mode and …