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When is saying goodbye to that WIP okay? 9 signs

Shares 64<p><i>Saying goodbye to that WIP can be bittersweet..</i><p><b>by Anne R. Allen</b><p>I’ve recently had discussions with several writers who have been pondering …

PyeongChang Prepares to Welcome the World: Pictures

Winter Olympics

The Best Bit of Advice on Writing I've Received

This is one of the best pieces of advice I’ve collected about writing.<br>Put each sentence on a separate line when you write.When we read, we hear a …

Creative Writing

This is how you punctuate dialogue

Your Questions Answered: How Should I Punctuate Dialogue?<p><b>Q.</b> Wanted to run something by you, as it kind of unnerved me a bit.<p>Was playing a game called</i> …

Creative Writing

Super blue blood moon 2018 - gallery

Many parts of the globe caught a glimpse of the moon as a giant crimson globe, thanks to a rare lunar trifecta that combines a total eclipse with a blue moon and super moon. The spectacle, which Nasa has coined a “super blue blood moon,” will grace the pre-dawn skies in the western US as the moon …

Super Blue Blood Moon

Face time: 50 portrait photographs, 50 different ways

<b>Is it possible to shoot the same person in 50 different ways and still get creative portraits? The authors of a fascinating new book reveal how, in</b> …

21 4-Ingredient Desserts You Can Make at the Last Minute

Anything this sugary is bound to taste good.<p>January 03, 2018<p>A wise man once said, "stressed spelled backwards is just desserts." Let's just say that …

Slow-roasted vegetables make sumptuous sauce for pasta

Basic shares much with basement: It’s the bedrock, the beginning, the building block. The computer uttered its first words in BASIC. The classic dress comes in basic black. Garlic, chemically speaking, is basic.<p>Basic is being abased. Not for its link to debased or base, as in lowly. But simply for …

New Year's Eve 2017: Quick recipes to cook up a feast of party nibbles - without breaking the bank

Planning a get-together for New Year's?<p>Do you scoff at the notion of "easy holiday entertaining"?<p>Would you rather splurge on festive beverages than …

2017 Best Portrait Photographers on our Instagram

We have a second Instragram account only for sharing the best portrait photographers in the world, here the most viewed this 2017. …

15 Motivational Tips to Help You Achieve Your Writing Resolutions in 2018

[Can you impress us in 1500 words or less? Enter the Short Short Story Competition today! Deadline January 15, 2018]<b>New Year’s resolutions can be</b> …

Creative Writing

How to create frozen ice effects in Photoshop

Christmas may have come and gone, but winter is only just setting in. And with Winter comes the frosty photos and similarly chilled subjects. In this …

Tutorials

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How to Shoot an Annie Leibovitz-style Group Portrait with Affordable Gear

One way portrait photographers like Annie Leibovitz light large-scale group photos is by lighting smaller groups by themselves and then compositing …

11 Apps For Writers That Can Help You Get Your Masterpiece Completed In No Time

Let's face it: writing isn't a simple task, and authors can use all the help they can get when it comes to finishing (or starting) their projects. …

Stunning Images of the Solar Eclipse

Outdoors

Top journalists reveal the best reporting advice they have received

Journalism as a profession is more art than science. There are few codified rules of the trade, no official list of industry do’s and don’ts. All of …

10 Homemade Airplane Meals That Are Better than Paying $40

Are you planning a trip this summer? Perhaps taking advantage of some of the cheap airfare deals to Europe? This past February, Norwegian Airlines …

She’s 98. He’s 94. They Met at the Gym.

Gertrude Mokotoff and Alvin Mann were introduced eight years ago at a gym in Middletown, N.Y., where they still work out twice a week.<p>“A mutual friend said to me, ‘I’d like you to meet a very nice young lady,’” Mr. Mann recalled after chopping wood one recent morning at his mountaintop home in …

Weddings

The Best Hacks for Organizing Your Refrigerator

If you're anything like me, your fridge is almost always in a constant state of disarray. Try as I may, I can't seem to find an organizational …

E3 2017: schedule and press conference live streams

E3 is nigh<p>It’s Tuesday and tonight Nintendo is taking the stage at E3. Here’s what we expect of Nintendo.<p>EA Play kicked off E3 and we’ve rounded up the best announcements from their E3 event. We’ve also put together all their trailers from EA Play.<p>On Sunday, Microsoft finally unveiled the official …

Total Failure: The World's Worst Video Game

Howard Scott Warshaw has had many gigs over the years, but perhaps his most notable achievement was also a spectacular failure:<p>"I did the E.T. video game, the game that is widely held to be the worst video game of all time," he says.<p>E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial for the Atari 2600 was a commercial …

Retrogaming

One Pan Healthy Sausage and Veggies | Chelsea's Messy Apron

<i>Roasted garlic-parmesan veggies with sausage and herbs all made and cooked on one pan. 10 minutes prep, easy clean-up!</i><p>video tutorial<p>I know it’s …

Food

Obama photographer keeps trolling Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former White House photographer Pete Souza has mastered the "show, not tell" technique in outlining the stark contrasts between former President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump.<p>Since Trump took office, Souza has routinely posted images from his time documenting Obama's …

Donald Trump

Burger 'N Fries Foil Packs Are Grilling Gold

Tell 'em buns, bye.<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>Foil packs save people during the summer: They're the ultimate no-fuss dinner that you can throw on the grill. …

Cooking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Get Funky: 7 Ideas To Try If One-Color Walls Bore You

While a pristine white wall can create the perfect blank canvas to complement your home decor style, sometimes you want to mix it up and get creative …

Tulips in Full Bloom: Pictures