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Keep These 11 Killer Hacks In Mind The Next Time You Have A Big Paper To Write

Starting your essay with a good quote not only provides you with inspiration and a solid base message to expand upon, but also establishes …

Productivity

Phree smartpen digitizes your doodles, no matter where you draw them

Stationary gear like Smart Kapp and Livescribe's extensive line of clever pens are just some of the ways you can stream your scribbles to digital …

Writing

“Character is Story.” Richard Walter on Screenwriting.

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Richard Walter discusses teaching, the importance of new media platforms, and explains why we should rejoice …

How To Plot A Perfect Scene In 10 Minutes

Breaking up your scene into bite-size units will make your plotting and writing easier. It will also save you time because you won’t have frustrating …

Writing

An Infographic To Teach You The Hacks To Write Argumentative Essays

It’s no secret that people love to argue on the Internet. It’s also no secret that a large amount of arguments in the comment section on many websites …

Writing

Improve Your Writing with Grammarly

Tweet I have been trying out the Google Chrome extension Grammarly. It has been helping me to look less foolish in my blog posts and tweets. …

Writing

8 essential tools for professional writers

I'm sentimental about many things, but not writing tools. Instead, I look for frictionless tools that ease the process, not complicate it.

Part 6 of …

Writing

7 Ways To Write Faster That You’ve Never Heard Of

I have a confession to make. I have a friend who writes super fast. He writes about 10,000 words per day. Writing is like breathing to him. And I …

Writing

Why Writing by Hand Could Change Your Life

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The debut of the Remington typewriter in 1873 radically altered how people could communicate thoughts. Since …

Handwriting

Into the woods: Margaret Atwood reveals her Future Library book, Scribbler Moon

Sodden with rain and standing amid the calf-high shoots of 1,000 newly planted pine trees in Oslo’s Nordmarka forest, Margaret Atwood is revealing the title of her latest work. “It’s Scribbler Moon,” she says. “And that’s the only part of it you will know for 100 years.”

The Booker prize-winning …

Authors

Short Stories Resources and Submissions

As you may remember, I am putting the finishing touches to Infinite Waters; my upcoming second collection of short stories (the first one being The …

Short Stories

The Jane Austen Manifesto: How we can save the world by writing like Austen

The internet would be a much nicer place if everyone spoke like a Jane Austen character. Here’s how you go about it.An 1873 engraving of a Jane

Jane Austen

Cuneiform: 6 things you (probably) didn’t know about the world’s oldest writing system

Now, the curators of the world’s largest collection of cuneiform tablets – housed at the British Museum – have written a book exploring the history …

Writing

Submit your best scene from your screenplay. Have it performed using professional actors

DEADLINE May 31st: Submit your best scene from your screenplay. Have it performed using professional actors: …

Screenplay

Thinking, dreaming, writing…

For the new breed of Indian writers, English is their first language and this confidence is reflected in the boundaries they are willing to push …

7 New Apps and Tools For Writers and Bloggers

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Are you on the lookout for the latest app you won’t be able to put down, the next gadget you’ll be itching to get your hands on, or …

Writing

Great Conversations: James Ellroy

I interviewed James Ellroy, the great American noir novelist, at LA's venerable Pacific Dining Car in April 2001. We were there to discuss his latest book, The Cold Six Thousand, but wound up tackling a myriad of subjects over our three hour lunch. Ellroy sported a snappy fedora that I said would …

Authors

How to Write Your Life

Every life has drama: joy, loss, surprise, knowledge, conflict, wisdom -- the stuff of a memoir. Writing yours can be a treasured gift to your children and grandchildren because it tells them something eloquent about who you are and who they are. It can also be a gift to yourself by providing the …

Writing

سيدة بالسويس تعلق لافتة اعتذار لزوجها - بوابة الشروق

فوجئ المواطنين من سكان شارع التحرير بحي السويس في محافظة السويس، بسيدة تعلق لافتة بوسط الشارع مكتوب عليها "وحشتني مقدرش أعيش من غيرك"، "أنا عمري ما

18 معلومة عن مصر القديمة: «البيرة» لمن يشارك في بناء الهرم والإعدام عقوبة قتل «القُطة» - المصري لايت

هي أشبه بالبوتقة التي تمتزج داخلها الحضارات بمختلف أصولها وانساقها الفكرية، فتذوب ويصبح من الصعب فصلها من جديد بعد أن تكون قد صبغت بصبغة مصرية كان …

Campaign: Bring pirated book and take original book

Tayfun Şahin, an author and bookstore owner in the northwestern province of Tekirdağ, has launched a campaign against pirated books. Şahin has …

Authors

Too Different and Too Familiar: The Challenge of French-Canadian Literature

Too Different and Too Familiar: The Challenge of French-Canadian LiteratureOne of the stories in Raymond Bock’s “Atavismes: Histoires” transposes …

Authors

Four Female Punk Bands That Changed Women’s Role in Rock

Today I am pleased to bring you samplings of a handful of my favorite bands. It so happens they are all mostly-female or female-fronted punk bands. …

Punk music

1100 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Download 1,100 free courses from Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley and other great universities to your computer or mobile device. Over 30,000 …

Harvard

Going Deutsch: Britain and Germany's theatre exchange

Berlin’s Theatertreffen festival is, arguably, the German-speaking theatre world’s most important annual event. It’s their equivalent of the Olivier awards and a Broadway transfer all rolled into one big, state-funded shindig. Gathered to it are the 10 “most extraordinary” productions of the …

Germany

English National Ballet set to move to new home in east London

For some of its more well-heeled audience members, the prospect of moving from Kensington or Fulham to Canning Town in East London would not be something to relish. But that is what the English National Ballet is about to do – and the company hopes it will provide a new lease of life.

Both the ENB …

England

How young writer captured cultural heart of Paris by staging English theatre

Sitting in a bar one evening a couple of years ago in Montmartre, the Paris district that has been a magnet for artists and writers for centuries, the novelist Albert Alla lamented the lack of English-language theatre in Paris. Not the all-singing, all-dancing productions of the established …

Paris

Pride & Prejudice review – voguish, costumed, class snobbery

Exam season is upon us, so here’s a question. One critic praises Jane Austen’s novel for its “wit, irony, meticulous dissection of individual characters within a minutely observed social framework” – do you agree with her assessment? If you do, then check in your preconceptions with your jacket …

Prejudice

As You Like It review – tap dancing takes romance to giddy new heights

“I like this place. And willingly could waste my time in it,” says Celia on first glimpsing the Forest of Arden. You won’t be wasting your time with Blanche McIntyre’s production, which may be short on foliage and any real sense of the pastoral, but more than makes up for any deficiencies with its …

Shakespeare

Cougar: the Musical review – a musical version of Sex and the City in which everyone plays Samantha

The recent proliferation of websites called such things as Cougar Dating, Meet a Cougar and Cougarflirt do not indicate a sudden desire to become intimate with a rare species of North American puma; rather it’s the acceptance of a term that implies an older woman seeking a relationship with a …

Sex and the City