Collin Minnis

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How to Write a Story a Week: A Day-by-Day Guide

As a fiction writer eager to improve my craft, I’ve long wanted to try out the story-a-week approach recommended to aspiring writers by Ray Bradbury. …

Twenty lists every entrepreneur should create

Being a startup founder who is obsessed with my own personal growth, I frequently get sucked into blog posts with titles like "The top 5 traits of all successful entrepreneurs." These articles tend to cite characteristics such as passion, persistence, inspiration, an eye for talent, a data-driven …

The rise of the short Irish Story

A new generation of Irish authors is coming to prominence through the short story<p>Thu, Apr 2, 2015, 11:32<p>What do the Irish writers Kevin Barry, Mary …

The Most Sought-After Bottles Of Liquor In 2014

These are bottles you might not easily find on the shelves of your local liquor stores. Many spirit enthusiasts turn to Caskers, an online marketplace offering a variety of artisanal and rare liquors, to find them.<p>Caskers, in turn, has put together a list of the bottles customers hunted down the …

Single Malt Whisky

Country Guitar Lessons - Watch Free Videos by Guitar Compass

Learn how to play country guitar! These free video lessons cover rhythm, soloing, hybrid picking (chicken pickin’), and more. Each lesson is designed …

Electric Guitar

The 26 Stages Of Learning To Play The Guitar

No one ever told you playing the guitar actually required talent.

Rhythm Workshop: Sliding Fourths

<b>BY NOW, YOU’VE PROBABLY REALIZED</b> that while Jimi Hendrix made ample use of all of the one-bar modules we’ve learned in the first three parts of this …

The Complete Guide to Buying an Electric Guitar

You’ve decided to pick up an axe and learn to shred like one of the pros. While mastering the guitar is no easy feat itself, before you even start …

The Pentatonic Super Highway

There is a road that every guitar player must travel down on their way to six string mastery. That road’s name is:<p>The Pentatonic Super Highway …

20 Chords Every Guitarist Should Know

Here are some chords every guitarist should know. Open Chords are played within the first few frets on the guitar and include notes on strings that …

The Major Blues Scale For Jazz Guitar

As it is one of the first scales that many guitarists learn when exploring lead playing, the <b>major blues scale</b> is an important melodic device that you …

More Tips for Improving Your Reading

Here are some short cuts to sight-reading on the guitar.<p>My three main points are:<p>• Positions: Read where the key of the piece occurs under a …

Top 5 Blues Guitar Riffs

The lessons on this website tend to focus on the technical aspects of guitar playing such as comping, soloing, and repertoire, but sometimes there’s …

Guitar

The Best Bathrooms of 2014

Free Interior Design Software 2016 Downloads and Reviews

Interior Design Software<p>When it comes to renovating your home, there are a lot of factors to consider during the design process. From floor plans to …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>17 Photos2 days agoView …

Men's Fashion

The 9 Best Kitchen Updates You CAN Do (When You Can't Renovate Your Rental)

Whether you're renting and can't do a lot of permanent damage or even if you own a house but just don't have a budget to tear everything out and …

Segmented Woodturning and the Pantorouter

How to: Make Smoked Cocktail Garnishes for Extra Flavorful Drinks

Looking to add a little of the "roasting on open fire" flavor to some of your seasonal libations? Check out this cool technique for making smoked …

Cocktails

3 DIY Gifts for Cocktail-Lovers

New York City mixologist and cocktail book author Greg Seider makes most of his bitters, syrups and infusions from scratch. Here, three easy recipes …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

If You're Looking For Something Crazy To Do In Europe, Here's Your Ultimate Plan

Not to sound ungrateful to the gods of culture, but once you've seen one museum, you sometimes feel like you've seen them all.<p>Looking for something extra crazy to do on your EuroTrip? Allow us to highlight the wacko-ist spots in each city on your map.<p><b>LONDON</b><p><b>You could</b> sip tea with the queen.<p><b>You …

17 Holiday Drinks That Are Even Better Than Eggnog

Looks like you know what you're getting for the holidays.

Once A Boon For Investors, House Flipping Is Back

House flipping is back.<p>A popular phenomenon during the housing boom, flipping is when a house is bought and sold within a six-month period. Flippers are real estate investors who buy houses, fix them up quickly and then resell them, making money off the renovation. In parts of California, it's …

4 Secrets To Flipping A House

I met this couple in 2006. They were very nice people -- but extremely aggressive investors. They were buying and flipping property in Las Vegas using a third-party turnkey real estate investing company.<p>They made a ton of money at first. But they lost everything despite knowing better.<p>How did this …

Real Estate

HOUSE OF THE DAY: Actor Jeremy Renner Flipped A $25 Million Los Angeles Mansion

According to an August profile in Esquire , Renner has flipped roughly 15 Los Angeles-area homes with his business partner Kristoffer Winters over the past decade.<p>But this might be his biggest sale yet. A gorgeous Holmby Hills mansion he listed six months ago for $24.95 million has sold, according …

Real Estate