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The Secret Behind Golden, Crispy Oven-Baked Chicken Breast

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>The promise of crispy, juicy, oven-baked chicken is one that kept me rushing home as a kid. Mostly we felt like we won …

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As a boy I was always told I had to take responsibility for my actions. If you do something wrong, it’s only right that you suffer the consequences. But what if you feel like you’re being reprimanded for something you’re not directly responsible for?<p>Well, men, as an homogenous mass, are …

How to Outline a Chapter

When you read a chapter in a textbook from beginning to end, it’s easy to get swept away in a sea of details and overlook the main ideas. If you’re …

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12 Best Slow Cooker Recipes

Love your slow cooker? Try one of these top-notch recipes for stews, tacos, lasagna, and more.<p>Slow-Cooker Vegetarian Chili With Sweet …

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Writing Tips: 5 Mistakes To Avoid When Injuring Your Fictional Characters

<i>My main character in the ARKANE thriller series (and alter-ego), Morgan Sierra, has been beaten up, stabbed, shot, scratched by demon claws, and</i> …

9 Things I Wish I Knew About Running When I Started

We all have our things we wish we knew before we started running…here are nine from a now-veteran runner.<p><b>It gets easier.</b><p>I remember complaining to my …

10 Insane Ultramarathons That Are Worth the Hurt

Running 100 miles will never be easy, but epic scenery will make every step worth it.<p>The Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB) is one of the most …

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Ten rules for writing fiction(part two)

Fiction,Joyce Carol Oates,Ian Rankin,Will Self,Zadie Smith,Colm Tóibín,Sarah Waters,Books,Culture,Rose Tremain,Annie Proulx,Helen Simpson<p>Inspired by Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing, our survey of established authors' tips for successful authorship continues

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The Five Stages of Writing a Novel

Few things in life are more daunting than attempting to write a novel. Leaving aside the amount of words you have to write (novels are usually around …

Writing

Why Writing Requires Our Full Attention

On Friday, my agent told me a publisher had made an offer on a book. How exciting! Though there were still a couple of other publishers to hear from, all indicators pointed toward this publisher. We'll know for sure by Tuesday, she told me. I spent the weekend with many questions running through my …

Erased from history: Too many women writers — like Constance Fenimore Woolson — are left to languish in moldy archives. What will it take to bring them back?

Feminist scholars have done the hard work of recovering women writers, but we’re not there yet. Far from it<p>Two of the books on many of the best-of-2015 lists were written by women who died in virtual obscurity, Clarice Lispector in 1977 and Lucia Berlin in 2004. The republication of their stories …

5 ways to become a truly awesome blogger

Entering the world of online blogging, especially if you’re hoping to quit your day job, can be terrifying.<p>Sure, launching your own content in an area you genuinely care about is exciting. And of course you’re enthusiastic. Every new blogger believes that they can make a difference. With a genuine …

29 Amazing Literary Magazines You Need To Be Reading

And you thought your reading list was long already...

8 Notable Novels by Twentysomething Women

Few things are as inspiring as a wonderful book written by a hardworking, talented young woman.<p>Sometimes writers need a lifetime to find their voices and tell the stories inside them; other times their words can't be contained. Here, eight award-winning books that were all written by women in their …

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9 timeless lessons from the great Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius

Marcus has remained relevant for 1,800 years largely due to his writings collected as "Meditations," which President Bill Clinton has said is one of his favorite books.<p>"Meditations" is closer to a diary than a philosophical treatise. Marcus wrote its 12 books sometime during the tumultuous last …

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This 18-year-old CEO in Poland is making the first sign language messaging app for deaf people

Today, on Monday morning, Mach announced that his app, Five, had raised the equivalent of about $150,000 in funding — no easy feat in Poland, where venture capital cash can be hard to find even for seasoned entrepreneurs.<p>Five started as a silly app, designed by Mach and developed by a bunch of …

10 Ways to Maintain a Thriving Blog When You Have No Time

As a business owner, you know you can’t reach a wide audience if you don’t take the time to blog. However, you also know that finding that time for …

Marketing

Here's Why Norway Is Your Ultimate Nature Vacation Spot

Frozen and fabulous.<p>It's time to plan an adventurous, nature-filled getaway. Hooray!<p>But before you choose somewhere sunny and sandy -- and don't get us wrong, there's no harm in that -- consider the mystical land of Norway. It's quite possibly the most stunningly epic place on Earth:<p>You probably …

There are only 30 wolves in Norway—and 11,000 people applied to kill half of them

It’s hunting season in Norway, and the number of hunters vastly outnumbers the prey. This year, a whopping 11,571 people signed up for licenses to kill 16 wolves, a ratio of 763 hunters per animal.<p>Norway, which has as many as 200,000 registered hunters, has one of Europe’s smallest wolf …

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More than 11,000 Norwegians line up to shoot 16 wolves

Norwegian hunters outnumber wolves 763 to one, according to new figures for licences to kill population that could be as low as 30<p>Wolves have emerged as the most sought-after animal for Norwegian hunters this season, with 11,571 people registering for licences to shoot 16 animals – a ratio of 723 …

Watch Neil de Grasse Tyson on the Science of The Good Dinosaur

Pixar’s <i>The Good Dinosaur</i> hits cinemas this Wednesday, just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. And who better than Neil de Grasse Tyson to indulge …

5 Simple Book Marketing Tips For Self-Published Authors

Promote Your Book Self-Publishing<p>Updated April 8, 2018 2393 Views 6 Comments<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Stumble<p>Pin<p>+1<p>Share<p>231 Shares<p>5/5 (5)<p>Help your book sales with …

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 …

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The Feminist Rebel Changing Comics

Kelly Sue DeConnick, the storytelling mastermind behind the revolutionary Bitch Planet, Captain Marvel, and Pretty Deadly, opens up about the …

Dalai Lama: Religion Without Quantum Physics Is an Incomplete Picture of Reality

His Holiness on emptiness and entanglement.<p>Ever since Copernicus published <i>On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres</i> in 1543 to outline his heliocentric cosmology and thereby kick start modern scientific inquiry, an uneasy truce has existed between science and religion. Although Copernicus wasn't …

10 Ultra-Weird Science Fiction Novels that Became Required Reading

You want a really weird ride? A science fiction or fantasy epic that stretches your brain like taffy and ties it into strange irregular shapes? …

7 Sweet and Simple Breads That Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Ready or not, the holiday season is in full swing: The neighborhood decorations are up, the festive music is playing and the Black Friday commercials are running. You might as well get in the spirit and start baking. These sweet and simple breads will fill your home with the scents of the season -- …

Hammer Films

Features To Quatermass and Beyond The Impact of Sci-Fi's Unlikely Hero<p>Features Yeti Persisted The Cinematic Legacy of the Abominable Snowman<p>Features …

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