M A Haridy

5 Magazines | 67,086 Articles | 77,318 Followers | 480 Likes | @gazeoz | Executive Editor, The International Experimental Theatre Organization. Writer and theatre director. http://blog.maharidy.com

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Health

A Hollywood Start-Up Sees New Life in Dead Movie Scripts

The forthcoming film “Coin Heist” — the tale of four prep-school students who try to rob the United States Mint — will present the first big test of a new studio with an unusual business model.<p>Its approach? Buying other studios’ abandoned scripts, and recycling the scraps into new franchises.<p>“We’re …

Writing

10 Books By Comedy Writers That Will Inspire You To Get It Together

A reading list that will get take your ass from grass to in-gear.<p>1. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me And Other Concerns by Mindy Kaling<p>Amazon / Via …

Mindy Kaling

The Essentials of Book Cover Design

<b>By JD Smith</b><p>I’m a sentimentalist but also a realist. Book covers are primarily about selling books. They’re prime real estate, the first billboard …

Design

Learn Grammar And Writing In 30 Days By Taking 3000 Small Steps

<b>Here you are at the Learn Grammar And Writing In 30 Days By Taking 3000 Small Steps Product Overview. Our Webpage Aims to provide you:</b><p>Information on …

Grammar

#RTSW: Charting a Course for our Professional Writing

The June issue of <i>Proceedings</i> offered a call from CNO Admiral Richardson, and his speechwriter Lt. Ashley O’Keefe, encouraging naval professionals to …

Writing

How to Option Your Screenplay to a Producer | How to Sell a Screenplay

PLAYING THE GAME: What to Do When a Producer Wants to Option Your Screenplay<p>It's the moment every writer dreams about: You're sitting in Starbucks …

Writing

Writing Duel Scenes by Rayne Hall

<i>You’ve probably read books or seen movies with a duel scene. Today, author Rayne Hall discusses the code of the duel and shares tips on how to</i> …

Writing

A summer book list like no other: Michael Dirda picks 10 hidden gems

One of the pleasures of summer holidays is choosing just the right books to pack along on the annual visit to the beach. I stress that word “books” because only the foolhardy would take an electronic device anywhere near sand, water, intense heat and — as one learns by experience — children …

Books

Common Writer Fears (A.K.A.,You're Not Crazy)

Writing is a tricky business. We throw ourselves into it, gripped by passionate ideas and the need to speak them. We persevere when haters tell us to …

Writing

Why the author of ‘Fight Club’ is writing a coloring book for adults

We've talked before about how <i>Fight Club</i> author Chuck Palahniuk is writing a disturbing coloring book for adults, who seem to love coloring these days.<p>While on tour to promote his graphic novel, <i>Fight Club 2,</i> Palahniuk took some time to talk to <i>Mashable</i> about that coloring book due out this fall. …

Writing

Want a Simpler, Less Stressful Life? Make These 10 Small Changes

Crowdsourced wisdom on how to clear the mental and physical clutter from your life.<p>Humans used to suffer from scarcity. These days lots of us in America suffer from overabundance. There's just too much in our lives, we feel -- too much stuff, too much information, too many worries.<p>If you want …

Productivity

13 Brilliant Gadgets and Tools to Help Stress Management

Need to de-stress? These mindfulness and biofeedback tools and apps will help you relax.<p>Do you struggle with too much stress? That almost seems like a trick question. These days, most of us seem to be battling stress most of the time. And as we know, stress can literally kill you. Stress will also …

Meditation

تفاصيل لقاء الرئيس السيسى والبابا تواضروس اليوم بقصر الاتحادية

أكد القس بولس حليم، المتحدث الرسمى باسم الكنيسة القبطية الأرثوذكسية، أن لقاءا جمع البابا تواضروس الثانى، بابا الإسكندرية، اليوم الخميس، والرئيس …

كتاب جديد للجمعية الجغرافية المصرية يؤكد تبعية "تيران وصنافير" للسعودية.. الوثائق تثبت تنازل المملكة عن الجزيرتين لمصر لمقاومة إسرائيل.. وطالبت بردهما بعد تحقيق السلام

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محلل سياسي يكشف موقفا شجاعا للسيسي تجاه أحد رجاله في 'فساد القمح'

كشف الدكتور محمد السعدني، الكاتب والمحلل السياسي، أن الفساد في منظومة القمح كان سيمر، ويخرج وزير التموين خالد حنفي منها بدون خسائر، مشيرًا إلى أن أحد …

Gaze on Writing

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read<p>From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the …

4 Ways to Hack Your Brain Chemicals to Become More Productive

You might not have a money tree, but you can have the next best thing: a happiness tree. Happy people are more motivated and productive. Dopamine, Serotonin, Oxytocin and Endorphins are the quartet responsible for your happiness. Many situations can trigger these neurotransmitters, but instead of …

The Brain

The Delightfully Obsessive Collections Of Modern Artists

Yes, they're hoarders of photographs, street trash, and rare stones, but not in the disastrously compulsive way (we think).<p>People collect things for myriad reasons, whether it's to study the different iterations of a single object, connect with personal history, make an investment, or have "I own …

Art History

9 Easy Ways to Add Zen to Your Home

​Remove Clutter<p>For positive energy to flow freely through your home, you need to avoid anything that blocks its movement. Declutter your home and …

Zen

6 Books to Change Your Life for the Better

Great books with a powerful message that will improve your business and your life<p>Reading will set you free. Reading will challenge your intellect. Reading will inspire you, stimulate you and keep you growing. Reading can be the secret to your success, and the wise north star guiding you to …

Meditation

Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: July 27

<b>1982</b> <i>Little Shop of Horrors</i> begins a 2,209-performance run today at Off-Broadway's Orpheum Theatre. Based on the Roger Corman cult classic about a …

The Theatre

أحمد درويش: الاقتصاد المصري سيشهد عدة قفزات بحلول 2018

قال الدكتور أحمد درويش، رئيس الهيئة العامة للمنطقة الاقتصادية لقناة السويس، إننا نسير في الاتجاه الصحيح ونعمل وفق رؤية واضحة، موضحا أنه بحلول عام …

Literary Beatdowns: or, Excerpts from Smollett's 'Critical Review'

Nasty book reviews compel our attention, summoning the cruel voyeur in everyone that derives pleasure from the pain of others. I mean a merciless …

Writing

The Bedrock of Character Development

This morning, I took a walk. An easy couple of miles around the neighborhood to get some oxygen running through my brain and meditate on the hoof, …

Writing

'Milk' screenwriter reflects on LGBT progress at dedication for historic gay landmark

The 2016 Democratic National Convention has been jokingly called "the gayest convention in history" by LGBT activists and delegates in attendance, …

Writing

Author Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney's Midnight Writing Snack — What Writers Eat at Midnight

<i>When you're burning the midnight oil and your stomach starts to grumble, what should you reach for to fuel you through the night? We decided to go</i> …

Writing

29 Free Writing Tools and Resources to Make Your Content Amazing

While improved technology and empowered customers have heralded the rise of content marketing, the importance of communicating well with others is as …

Writing

Lucinda Weatherby, Author of Five Hours

<b>When and why did you begin writing?</b><p>I started writing as soon as I could form words with a pencil. My dad has saved almost everything I’ve ever …

Writing

A Day in the Life of a Bestselling Novelist

<i>What does your daily routine look like? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Allison Winn Scotch, New York Times bestselling author of six novels, including In Twenty Years, on Quora:</b><p>I think it …

Writing