Ej Junez

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How to Get Paid to Learn How to Become a Better Writer

What if I told you people would <i>pay you</i> to become a better writer?<p>What if I also told you people would pay you higher amounts to <i>keep learning</i> how to …

Art techniques: top tutorials for painting and drawing

Art techniques<p>Part of honing your skills as an artist involves learning how to draw the world around you: animals, people, landscapes and so on. The …

Top Websites for Fiction Writers to Share Their Writing

So you’ve written a story and don’t want to self-publish or have it sit in a literary agents slush pile? But also want to post your work online and …

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Insanely Busy? You Can Still Find Time for Learning With These 5 Tools

Super busy but still determined to feed your mind? Try these tools.<p>Lifelong learning, research shows, can make you smarter, richer, and happier. But, let's face it, making time to feed your brain is easier for some folks than others.<p>For entrepreneurs with growing businesses, parents of young kids, …

The Real Zorro?

The following article is from the book <i>Uncle John's True Crime: A Classic Collection of Crooks, Cops, and Capers.</i><p>Every cultural legend has to start …

Inland Empire

How to End Books in a Series

<i>Sat Apr 01 2017</i><p>My shelves runneth over with more series than this one<p>Last week we looked at how to end a standalone novel so as to satisfy the …

Why Believing in Your Students Matters

When I hear statements from educators like: “I have the worst class I’ve had in years,” “These kids can’t do it” or “<i>They</i> don’t want to learn” my …

Books Like The Hobbit: 12 Epic Fantasies Worth Reading

I discovered <i>The Hobbit</i> by J.R.R. Tolkien the summer I turned thirteen. I stumbled across it while perusing my mom’s bookshelves. Instead of being put …

1,150 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns, etc.

Movies

How To Use an Ellipsis… Correctly

by Liz Bureman<i>This post was originally published April 2013.</i>Joe here. Please note that I created the title above as an intentionally incorrect use of …

Archive

The Hero’s Journey in Game of Thrones: Jon Snow

Here we fans sit, nervously awaiting the arrival of Season 6 of HBO’s <i>Game of Thrones</i>. George R.R. Martin, David Benioff, and D. B. Weiss have left us …

Top 10 Best Resource Guides for e-Book Authors

The new world of e-book publishing promises almost-instant gratification at virtually no cost. It seems that authors with a manuscript in hand can …

Inspiration Archives

This selection of work showcases book cover art created by the talented concept artists and illustrators featured on Concept Art...<p>We've collected an …

Breath of the Wild

7 Tips on Writing a Series

<b>By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy</b><p>A series is an investment, both on the writer’s part, and the reader’s. It’s designed from the start to span multiple …

Where to Stay at Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park celebrates its 150th anniversary this year, putting the park in the spotlight more than ever. But figuring out where to …

Rock Gate Park: El misterioso templo de piedra de Edward Leedskalnin - Eduardo Almiñana de Cózar

La historia que sigue es la de un hombre enamorado, que para honrar el recuerdo de la novia adolescente que lo plantó en el altar, construyó un …

Jan 14, Your own Aztec Posters

So you want your very own Aztec posters? Here are some of my favourite poster art of the Aztec empire...

Posters

Aztec Warfare

The Aztecs engaged in warfare (<i>yaoyotl</i>) to acquire territory, resources, quash rebellions, and to collect sacrificial victims to honour their gods. …

BubbleCow Blog

The Big Reason Why Agents and Editors Often Stop Reading

by Russell Honeywell | via Flickr<b>Note from Jane:</b> Today’s post is an excerpt from Paula Munier’s <i>Writing with Quiet Hands,</i> recently released from …

Writing

Simon Stålenhag Art Gallery

Halil Ural

Giving Your World Fantastic Skies

Earth is consistently used as a setting for fiction – even speculative fiction such as scifi and fantasy. This may have something to do with all …

43 Words You Should Cut From Your Writing Immediately

When you’re revising any piece of writing — a novel, a news article, a blog post, marketing copy, etc. — there are certain words you should delete to …

21 days to be a better artist

(even if you’re terrible)<p>(and it’s ok if you are)<p>Let me get this out of the way, to shut up the insufferable talent-mongers of the internet: art is a …

How to Transition to Your Story's Climax with a Gatekeeper

Writers use Gatekeepers for two conflicting purposes: to take the reader out of the middle of the novel and into the climax, and to keep the hero …

#NaNoWriMo Outline: Your 30-Day Cheatsheet

This NaNoWriMo outline is your 30-day cheatsheet!<p>I pulled out 30 key scenes from the master outline to create this day-by-day outline. As you …

Nanowrimo

Jacaranda - Contemporary Impressionism Art Gallery in San Diego

Jacaranda<p>2013<p>OIL ON CANVAS by erin hanson<p>36 x 24 in<p>SOLD<p>Luscious color and juicy texture capture a California jacaranda tree in bloom. This painting …

Art