Alexandra Milenov

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Why Emotional Excess is Essential to Writing and Creativity

The third volume of Anaïs Nin’s diaries has been on heavy rotation in recent weeks, yielding Nin’s thoughtful and timeless meditations on life, mass movements, Paris vs. New York, what makes a great city, and the joy of handicraft.<p>The subsequent installment, <b>The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol. 4: 1944-1947</b> …

How to Organize Writing Ideas

My shelves<p>A fellow writer asked me Tuesday morning how I organize story ideas. As writers, we love to talk about anything related to process, so for …

11 Ways to Promote Your Book Year Round

I probably don't have to tell you that marketing your book is a year-round endeavor. Today's digital world provides you with endless ways to market your book and connect directly with your readers. Just like we all build relationships in the real world... with an investment of your time, you can …

How to Edit Your Own Book: Tips from Authors on the Revision Process

The most helpful bit of editing advice I ever got was from poet Michele Glazer. She said, “<b>revision IS writing.</b>”<p>In other words, there’s no difference …

7 Tips for Writing a Killer Press Release

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>Think of a husband--well, like Michael Long's father--whose wife asks him to tighten a loosened screw or fix some doohickey around the house.<p>Rather than go down to the basement to rummage about in the toolkit, Old Man Long would use a butter knife from the …

A Radical Way of Unleashing a Generation of Geniuses

Author: Joshua Davis. Joshua Davis Business<p>Date of Publication: 10.15.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>You can read a version of this story in …

20 After-School Activities That Are Actually Fun

Because your kids are always in the pursuit of happiness. And hey, they might learn from these too (but don't tell them that)!

15 Delightful Quotes From Kids To Keep Things In Perspective

Kids say the most delightfully insightful things. GEICO customer service always aims to make sure you are as delighted as possible. Get a new perspective on life's various challenges, and remember to smile.