Bethany Murphy

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10 Writing Contests in April - No Entry Fee

Here are 10 great contests with deadlines in the month of April. (Some of these are annual events, so if you miss your perfect contest this year, …

4 Simple Copywriting Hacks To Quickly Boost Conversions

Boosting your conversions is a killer way to supercharge your profits and sales. <b></b><p>You can literally make a simple tweak on one day, and be swept away …

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Use good words, not bad ones

“WRITE with nouns and verbs, not adjectives and adverbs” is a traditional bit of style advice. The aim is to get young writers picking a few words …

37 Ways To Write About Anger

We all get angry. It is natural and it can be a good thing. When it is uncontrolled or unnecessary, anger will not do us any favours on either a …

Anger Management

10 Publication Opportunities for Young Writers

Writers like Françoise Sagan, Sonya Hartnett and S.E. Hinton demonstrate that youth doesn’t have to be a barrier to literary success. Here is a list …

Creative Writing

The Blog Writing Inspiration Checklist

There is no doubt that blogging is one of the most popular content marketing tactics businesses apply. It’s easy, you don’t need anything special to …

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There is no empirical evidence to back this. But as someone who conducts the occasional writing workshop at various organizations, I have anecdotal …

Creative Writing

Don’t Wait for the Mood to Strike to Write

<i>by Edie Melson</i> @EdieMelson<br>For me, writing is a way to process the world around me.I began writing like most of you did—as a creative outlet—a way to …

Creative Writing

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How to Write an Article That Moves People on Social Media

These three tips will help you connect with your audience on social media. Are you putting these guidelines to use?

Social Media

11 Writing Tips That Will Change Your Life

by Marcy McKayThere seems to be two different camps regarding the writing process. One adheres to a strict regime of rules and writing tips to …

Creative Writing

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Five tips for would-be writers – No 1: if you want to shine, you have to polish

The road to publication is often paved with rejection, says myfirstbookdeal.com blogger Caroline Madden, where she interviews authors such as Donal …

10 Luxury Islands That Are Surprisingly Affordable

We've never had such a good excuse to ditch the real world.<p>We always thought our living-on-an-island dreams would stay forever plunked on a Pinterest board, but now, there's reason to believe that actually living on a luxury island is totally possible.<p>The folks at Samujana Retreats and Residences …

10 of the best waterfalls across the United States | CNN Travel

8 Reasons A Trip To The Philippines Should Be In Your Future

There's an incredible chain of tropical islands in the Pacific that is sprinkled with pink, white and black sand beaches, ultra-relaxing luxury resorts, charming countrysides and villages, exotic foods and an enticing nightlife. You know it exists, but you've probably never thought of planning a …

Kid-Friendly Summer Vacations: Our Top Tropical Picks

What's the secret to a great family vacation? Finding a location that allows everyone to explore and have fun -- at their own pace. A spot where the kids (most likely bursting with energy) can have a blast while you enjoy a relaxing massage and a margarita... or several margaritas. (Go ahead -- …

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …

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You Can Walk To This Rugged Spanish Islet

Meet the little slice of Spain you never knew you needed to visit. It's called Gaztelugatxe and it's an islet off the coast of Biscay, Spain.<p>You'll get all wanderlust-y looking at it, especially when you see its "Stairs Above The Sea", which are a regular on any "Most Extreme Staircases In the …

These 12 Places Are Reason Enough To Head To Florida

There's a lot you probably don't know about America's 27th state. Sure, there are the usual stomping grounds of Disney World, St. Augustine, Miami and Daytona, but there are, surprisingly, still some spots that are relatively under-the-radar in the Sunshine State.<p>So if you're looking to add a …

Balsamic Chicken Sandwich with Peach Jam and Brandied Onions Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe is based on a longing for a Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich. I wanted to use ingredients that represented the summer season, while still embodying homey deliciousness. Luckily, this recipe fulfilled my expectations! The chicken, jam, and onions can be made ahead and eaten …

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Recipe for Cornish Game Hens

From Daniel Boulud's Sensational Spring Dishes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p><b>Hens</b>• 3 Cornish hens• 3 sprigs rosemary, cut into 1" pieces• 2 small lemons, sliced• 4 T olive oil• 1 lb. cipollini onions, peeled (large ones halved)• 2 T butter, softened• 16 large button mushrooms• 2 bunches large asparagus, stems peeled …