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What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

The Best (and Worst) Positions for Sleeping

For something so simple (even babies do it), sleep isn’t such an easy thing to master. Both too little and too much time dozing has been linked to a …

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How to write a novel in one month: tips for NaNoWriMo authors

Resources for authors that want to write a novel in less than a month<p>National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo) is a little more than a week away. …

The Art of Dialogue: A Symposium

<i>(The following is an imaginary symposium. The dialogue (except for the goofy shit) is adapted directly from these books:</i> On Writing <i>(2000) by Stephen</i> …

How to Get An Average Of 10 Comments for Every Blog Post You Write

<b>Abu Bakaron November 04, 2014 12:19 pm</b><p>Wow,, thanks Anil Agarwal !!!<br>These are some great valueable tips and your writing skills are really awesome. I …

12 Key Differences Between Successful and Unsuccessful Writers

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson<p>As writers, we’re warned early on to avoid the trap of comparison. Each of us has a different path to success—and a …

How to be Successful in Self-Publishing

Where I am now, and where I was 6 years ago. The fact that it takes time to achieve anything and being an author is just like any career. You need to …

Writing a series in Scrivener

Book series are king in the world of genre fiction. So popular, in fact, that it’s rare to see a standalone book these days. But how to handle …

7 Ideas About Creating Content

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Searching for Theatre TODAY!

Compiling and writing ‘ Theatre TODAY ‘ has been a wild , intriguing , captivating, comforting, and ultimately reassuring experience. Full of …

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Link Posts - Rediscovering Your Blogging Groove Day 4

We’re on Day 4 of the 7 Days to Rediscovering Your Blogging Groove.<p>On Day 1 we wrote a list.<p>On Day 2 we answered a question.<p>On Day 3 we wrote a …

So what does it really take to be a writer? - Caleb and Linda Pirtle

I SAT IN THE MIDDLE of a fight last night.<p>Words inside my head were feuding again.<p>Couldn’t agree.<p>Couldn’t get along.<p>Scratching.<p>And clawing.<p>It happens …

12 Reasons for Writers to Love Facebook

<i>True Confession:</i> For me, Facebook was love at first post.<p>Apparently I am not alone. Facebook reigns as Social Media King, with 750 million active …

How to Self Publish a Book | Self Publishing | Print on Demand

How to self publish a book? IngramSpark print on demand book printing services and online ebook publishing tool with world's largest ebook …

Do Not Despise Your Inner World: Advice on a Full Life from Philosopher Martha Nussbaum

When he was twenty-one, artist and writer <b>James Harmon</b> stumbled into a bookstore and found himself mesmerized by a copy of Rilke’s <i>Letters to a Young Poet</i>, the central concerns in which — love, fear, art, doubt, sex — resonated powerfully with his restless young mind and inspired him to envision what …

4 Ways Great Literature Benefits Your Mind (Video) - PsyBlog

• Tweet<br>• Share 0<br>• Pocket<br>• Pinterest 0<br>• LinkedIn 0<br>• Email<p>“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several …

A Tale Of 2 Scientists: How Contrast In Characterisation Works

Action/Adventure is one of my favourite genres of Hollywood movies (sci fi or not), and it would appear Bang2writers share this love too, because I …

The Kill Zone: Ten Lessons from Plot & Structure

A short history of the short story

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The best apps for writing

National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo) takes place every November. The goal is to write a 50,000-word novel between Nov. 1 and 30. That means, …

6 Irresistible Blogging Tools To Increase Productivity and Traffic

Your’re a blogger, maybe it’s time to get serious.<p>A blog is one of the best ways of driving regular, ongoing, free traffic to your website. To be …

10 common blog writing mistakes

Writers often ask me how they can get more people to read their writing. I prefer to tell them what causes people to stop reading what they …

The Creative Writer's Toolkit: 6 Tools You Can't Write Without

<b>Free Guide:</b> Want to write a novel? Get our free guide to the seven tools that will help you write (and finish) your novel. Click here to download …

7 Best-Paying Projects for Writers in 2015

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Agent Wisdom, Volume II: More Advice For Writers From Literary Agents

<i>By Chuck Sambuchino</i><p>Literary agents are full of great advice for writers. That’s why, whenever I am concluding an interview with an agent, I always …

Online Writing Submissions: What You Must Do Before You Hit Send!

<i>By Writer's Relief staff:</i><p>Like it or not, the process of submitting your writing to literary journals and agents has moved irreversibly into the digital age. And while most writers have happily embraced the convenience of submitting work online, others still need to be dragged, kicking and …

How to Create a Character Sketch Using Scrivener

How do you create compelling characters?<p>Nothing is born in a vacuum. Characters don’t emerge fully formed. Creating compelling characters is a …

This Will Make You Smarter: 151 Big Thinkers Each Pick a Concept to Enhance Your Cognitive Toolkit

Every year for more than a decade, intellectual impresario and <i>Edge</i> editor <b>John Brockman</b> has been asking the era’s greatest thinkers a single annual question, designed to illuminate some important aspect of how we understand the world. In 2010, he asked how the Internet is changing the way we think. …