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10 Ways to Boost Your Writing Productivity

Every writer has been there: the words are inside you, trying to get out, but life is in the way. Maybe you can’t find any time in your busy …

The World’s 9 Best Cities for Shopping

Some people like to relax on a white sandy beach with the waves lapping at their feet, while others prefer to trek mountains and explore the …

Louis Vuitton

What You Didn't Know About the Act of Reading Books

Finding time to read has never been an issue for me. I read different books at different levels — you don’t put the same effort into Harry Potter as …

The Moonphase Watch, Explained

<b>Last Updated November, 2017.</b><p>Timekeeping was born out of man’s desire to make sense of the movement of the sun, the moon and the constellations. When …

45 Amazing Sites (and Resources) for Stirring Up Your Creativity

Creativity is a process that cannot be forced but can be cultivated and allowed. Creativity must be allowed for the creation of innovative products …

Required Reading: The 50 Best Books for Men

On the Road<p><i>by Jack Kerouac –</i> Considered the magnum opus of the beat generation this is the novel of living beyond society, outside of the law, in a …

Stephen Hawking

6 Essential Free Social Media Management Tools

How I Finally Made It As A Screenwriter

While one night I drunkenly changed my occupation on Facebook to say that I manage a Lady Footlocker, I’m actually employed as a screenwriter. And while you haven’t seen anything I’ve written, God willing, starting later this year you will. My first film, Killing Hasselhoff, which stars Ken Jeong, …

Writing

This Fun Creative Writing Exercise Will Change Your Life

by Joe BuntingI’m sure this never happens to you, but there are times when I don’t feel very creative. We just had a new baby (our second), bought a …

5 Habits to Feed Your Creativity: A Morning Routine

After spending a magical weekend with my best, most creative friends in Ashland, Oregon, I was challenged to re-read (and actually complete the …

The Best Freelance Websites: 50+ to Bookmark Right Now

Freelancing is a great way to augment your income, and can quickly become your main revenue source.But it can be overwhelming at times. After all, …

The 50 Best Writing Blogs

Bryan Hutchinson – Author and Blogger, has released a list of the 50 best writing blogs / websites (according to him, I think)<p>I thought it would be …

Top 30 Men’s Fashion and Style Blogs

When it comes to knowing exactly what we should be wearing, we men tend to struggle. We sometimes buy ill-fitting clothes that don’t compliment our …

18 Powerful WordPress Plugins For Bloggers And Content Marketers

<b>Have you ever wondered which WordPress plugins could help your content marketing efforts?</b>You’re not the only one but the problem is there are …

The Pitfalls of Life Hacking Culture | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Kyle Eschenroeder.</i><p>“There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.” …

10 Apps I Use Every Day to Help My Productivity

For me, every day is filled with personal and professional tasks that require the use of a computer and/or a smartphone. I have articles to write. I …

100+ Blogging Tools For 2018, Categorized (+ Expert Tips)

Blogging is an art, and using the right blogging tools will make your art rise and shine!This is an epic list of blogging tools to which you can …

Social Media

Automatic writing: an exercise to help you be a more efficient writer

If you’re anything like me, your starting point is perfection. But striving for perfection stops me from getting everything I know onto the page. I …

The End of Creativity

The word “creativity” was made up less than a hundred years ago. It is time to stop using it.<p>People living in the twentieth century heard a lot of …

13 Quotes From Artists That Will Inspire You to Create

"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep."<p>Scott Adams<p>"This world is but a canvas to our imagination."<p>Henry David Thoreau<p>"Every artist was first an amateur."<p>Ralph Waldo Emerson<p>"If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or …

3 Ways We Can Improve Our Creativity

By making a few changes, we can greatly improve our creative thought process.<p>The question of if we can improve creativity is a hot topic for many. One of the initial problems is how you define creativity. Is it being able to solve a complex problem using logic? Or is it more based on abstract …

Become the Author of Your Own Life | The Art of Manliness

On Monday, we kicked off the Winston Churchill School of Adulthood with a general discussion of the way in which the master key in growing up well is …

How to Jumpstart Your Journaling | A 31-Day Journaling Prompt Calendar | The Art of Manliness

There’s been plenty of talk on AoM recently about journaling with our articles on The Diary Habit as well as 9 habits young men should adopt. Seeing …

Aaron Draplin Shows How to Conceptualize and Create a Logo in 15 Minutes

While many assume good design is a result of hard contemplation and systematic renderings, Aaron<p>While many assume good design is a result of hard …

33 Books You Should Read Now, Based On Your Favourite Films

From Pulp Fiction to pulp fiction.<p>I've only included films on this list that were made from original screenplays, so there's nothing adapted from another medium. Many of the films are taken from the IMDb Top 100. The books I've included on this list are ones that have not yet been made into films …

Books

30 Ways Evernote Can Improve Your Life | One App to Rule Them All | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: This article is NOT a sponsored post. We received absolutely nothing from Evernote in exchange for this post and have never communicated with</i> …

4 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The greatest lessons you'll ever learn will most likely be from your own experience. But entrepreneurs can also learn a lot from the advice and experiences of others, as long as we allow ourselves to be teachable.<p>Perhaps you were in grade …

100 Tips & Tricks Professional Bloggers Use to Make Their Job Easier

Five Best Photoshop Alternatives

Adobe Photoshop is the market leader when it comes to photo retouching, image editing, or even creating new images from scratch. However, for most …