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Dark Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

If you are an orange sickle fan like I am, you are not going to want to miss these fabulous cupcakes! Plus – dark chocolate – just amazing! This is …

Dessert

Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Pie

Let me tell you a secret – I don’t like baking – and I am avoiding it anytime I can (as you may already notice from my previous recipes)! But I love …

Dessert

Make-ahead Double-Choc Souffles - Recipes

1<p>Preheat oven to 200C/180C (fan-forced). Grease four 240ml or six 180ml ramekins with butter, then coat the inside with extra caster sugar. Chill …

Dessert

Homemade Backyard Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Ever tried adding fresh mint to your ice cream? It’s so easy and beyond compare!<p>At this point in the summer we’ve got mint coming out of our, well …

Ice Cream

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate chip cookie + cheesecake = chocolate chip cheesecake bars! Why choose one when you can have both?! Bonus: these cheesecake bars are ready …

Salted Caramel Chocolate Ganache

This salted caramel chocolate ganache is an ideal addition to many desserts. If you like the taste of caramel then don’t be afraid to include this …

Dessert

Elements of fantasy: Writing a more magical story

What makes a fantasy story? Our first instinct might be to answer ‘magic’ – spells, mythical beasts, potions. Yet fantasy contains multiple key …

Books

How to Handle an Elevator Pitch

<b>by Wendy S. Delmater</b><p>Imagine you’re sharing an elevator with your dream editor, and have the length of the ride to interest them in your book. That’s …

Why Structure Matters When You Are Writing a Novel

<b>The Power of Structure</b><p>It’s fair to say I am obsessed with structure. The way I think of it is that structure drives voice and voice connects with readers. Why play it safe with an all-seeing third-person narrator and a linear, A to Z journey, when you can challenge yourself, your characters, and …

Creative Writing

The Three-act Structure

Focusing on the three-act structure and your nine plot points can help you construct a vibrant and meaningful narrative structure and bring your …

Writing

Editing Fiction Like a Pro: The 5 Most Common Mistakes That Bog Down Your Narrative

<b>The most common mistakes that bog down an otherwise flowing narrative are easy to avoid or correct when you’re editing fiction scenes. These five</b> …

Writing

These 55 Amazon Products Have Been Bestsellers For Years — & You’d Never Guess Them

Buying stuff online an be a bit of a toss-up if you aren't careful. More times than I can count I've waited two weeks for a package, just to discover …

Shopping

7 Reasons Why This Is the One Gadget Your Home Network Needs

You might thing your home network is complete after you buy a good router, but that’s not true! There’s a lot of ways to to improve it, and how you …

Software

These Easy Banana Split Cheesecake Bars Will Make Your Summer That Much Sweeter

This twist on a summertime classic is perfect for those hot summer days since it has no need for the oven to be on for hours. This nearly no-bake …

Dessert

22 Recipes That Reuse the Leftover Halloween Candy You'll Try to Hide From Your Kids

Halloween candy isn't a treat limited to the night of Oct. 31 — between spooky parties all month long, themed in-school activities, and the candy that's bought in advance of Halloween that always ends up getting eaten well before the day of, it's likely you'll be drowning in candy from about …

Dessert

Stuffed Brownie and Peanut Butter Frosting

This stuffed brownie and peanut butter frosting recipe are so chocolatey, rich and creamy! Plus, the preparation method is so easy and simple. …

Dessert

20 Halloween Food Ideas So Good, They're Scary

You are not prepared for how crazy delicious these eats and treats are.<p>If you're throwing a Halloween party this year, you need to serve more than candy and booze. These festive ideas are so easy, it's scary. Serve these appetizers, desserts, and snacks at your bash and watch them disappear—just …

Dessert

Dulce De Leche White Chocolate Cheesecake

Dulce de leche white chocolate cheesecake is a silky, smooth, and creamy dessert experience that you will love! So simple and easy to prepare, but …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownie Bombs

These delicious chocolate chip cookie brownie bombs (no-bake) are originally created by Hayley Parker, The Domestic Rebel. They are so nice and easy …

Nutella Brownies Recipe

I love to bake chocolate treats for my family. And, it’s even better if that recipe is super easy to create and only contains 3 ingredients (with 1 …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

For legit chocolate cravings<p>Ingredients<p>Chocolate<p>1/3 c.<p>virgin coconut oil<p>1/4 c.<p>unsweetened cocoa powder<p>3 tbsp.<p>maple syrup<p>Peanut Butter Filling<p>2 tbsp.<p>virgin coconut oil<p>1/2 c.<p>peanut butter (made from 100 percent peanuts)<p>1 tbsp.<p>maple syrup<p>1/4 tsp.<p>vanilla<p>1/8 tsp.<p>fine sea salt<p>Directions<p>Line a mini muffin …

Honeyed Chocolate Lava Cake

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>1/2 pound butter/margarine/Earth Balance<br>1 1/2 pounds semi sweet chocolate<br>2 teaspoons vanilla extract<br>1 cup honey<br>7 wholes eggs<br>3/4 cup …

Decadent Chocolate Orange Layer Cake

I really like this chocolate orange layer cake…and there are 2 main reasons for that: I love chocolate and orange combination and is really easy to …

Speech Tags – How to Get the Balance Right in your Writing

Do you struggle to get the balance right when writing speech tags in your fiction? Read these top tips from the ALLi hive mind on how to help you pen …

The Plot Clock: The Structure Template that Saved my Career

<b>By Joyce Sweeney</b><b></b><i><br>Part of the How They Do It series<br>JH: I'm a big fan of all this story structure, and how useful they can be to the writing and</i> …

Writing A Series: 7 Continuation Issues To Avoid

I'm currently writing the 10th book in my ARKANE thriller series, so I am revisiting the little details that make my characters consistent across the …

Irresistible Pecan Pie Recipe

"This is the most amazing pecan pie. Once you start eating it you can't stop."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>2 tablespoons …

The Best Ice Cream in the U.S.

It’s summer: The season of picking ticks off your dog, spending way too much time with your extended family, and looking like you swam to work when really you just rode your bike. But if the sweatiest season has an upside, it’s this: Ice cream becomes socially acceptable to eat for any (and all) …

How to Write a Book Outline (Even if You're Not a Planner)

So, you’ve got a great idea for a book. You have a clear picture of the opening scenes and the climactic scene, and maybe some scenes in between, so …

Writing

The Amazing Cheesecake Brownies

Serves:9<p>Who loves BROWNIES?! The chocolate-y treats are one of my “go-to” desserts when company comes over, so I like to have several different …