Stephanie Mero

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14 kids that will accomplish great things one day

Children are invincible when it comes to the future. They can be anything they want to be.<p>Some kids want to fight fires, others dream of healing the …

The secret of happiness? Stop feeling bad about being unhappy

I am going to come out of the closet, and make a shocking, even shameful, admission. I am not a happy person. In fact I am the sort of chap who complete strangers come up to in the street and advise to cheer up, since it might never happen.<p>I am not, I should emphasise, an unhappy person either. I …

Happiness

10 Simple Qualities That Can Help You Achieve Professional Success and Satisfaction in Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The two biggest things people search for are simple: the desire to be happy and the desire to feel satisfied with life. To attain these goals and to achieve great satisfaction and personal satisfaction in your life and career, consider …

i>Doodle Diary of a New Mom</i>: 10 nailed-it drawings you'll love

Shares 0<p>Lucy Scott had no idea her sketches of new mom life would someday lead to a book deal, but now the 41-year-old has launched <i>Doodle Diary of</i> …

When Hungry for Art, Feed the Mind

Jack Yuen’s room is more of an art gallery than a bedroom. When he sits at his angled drawing table, pencil in hand, he is surrounded by his original …

Inside The Wild (And Hand-Drawn) World Of Bill Plympton

Bill Plympton has come to be known as the king of indie animation — he's made seven animated features, all carefully hand-drawn. The latest has just been released — it's called <i>Cheatin'</i>, and it's a wild tale of love, betrayal and bumper cars. Like many of Plympton's films, it has no …

Animation

Don Draper Has Boinked More Than 20 Women, And This Illustrator Is Drawing Every Single One

We’re as sad as anyone about the end of <i>Mad Men</i>, the sensational TV show chronicling the exploits of 1960s ad man Don Draper. After eight years on the air, there are now only six episodes left in which to watch Don screw his way down Madison Avenue (and beyond). Designer Hannah Choi is documenting …

Sketchat for iPhone Lets You Draw Quick Pencil Messages

Sometimes all you want to do is send a quick note — preferably hand-drawn, in pencil — to a friend or loved one.<p>Sure, there are plenty of messaging apps like SnapChat that let you send disappearing messages, or Moju, which added chat and clever face recognition to its photo animations, and even …

Apps

Enchanting Wood-Based Illustrations Vividly Portray Brilliant Mythological Scenes

Italian artist Alessia Iannetti uses her wondrous talent to create an enchanting world filled with pale, mesmerizing women, forest nymphs, feathery moths, and vivid hummingbirds. Applying graphite, watercolor, colored pencils, and ink to a wooden base, the artist illustrates pieces that are so …

Horror Movies

Michelle Zink, author of LIES I TOLD, on the craft of storytelling transcending genre

<b>What was your inspiration for writing LIES I TOLD?</b><p>It started with an 80s movie called GRIFTERS and evolved from there.<p><b>How long did you work on LIES I</b> …

Try writing poetry when you're mature and have content to | Daily Tips New York

Try writing poetry when you're mature and have content to express<p>According to many philosophers of aesthetics, of art and beauty, poetry is the …

Don’t Be Ashamed to Use the Thesaurus

A Dash of Style: The Art and Mastery of Punctuation<p>by Noah Lukeman<p>Adventures in the Screen Trade<p>by William Goldman<p>APE: Author, Publisher, …

Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk used to listen in on telephone and sex chatlines to find appalling, original stories for his writing. source

Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk used to listen in on telephone and sex chatlines to find appalling, original stories for his writing.

12 reasons why Portsmouth, NH is the most underrated American city

1. We get to see world-class musicians in our park.<p>There are few other places on the East Coast where you can put your bare feet in the grass while …

New England

30 Extraordinary Photos of Caves Around the World

From gleaming grottos to sinister stalactites, these amazing photos capture the natural wonders (plus some man-made additions) in caves from all …

Budget Travel