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5 Writing Exercises That Will Make You More Creative

Writing is serious business, full of mental anguish, studious contemplation, philosophical brooding, and <i>bullshit</i>. Listen: If your every literary …

Be Honest: 5 Self-Editing Tips For Increased Objectivity - Writer's Relief, Inc.

It can be hard to see our own writing for what it is. We think it’s brilliant or terrible. It’s overdone or underdone. It’s exactly right and not …

The Lost Tools of Learning

That I, whose experience of teaching is extremely limited, should presume to discuss education is a matter, surely, that calls for no apology. It is …

Language Learning

20 Literary Facts To Impress Your Friends With

Aside from scoring book nerd points, these will also help you dominate on trivia night!

Literature

10 Steps To Write And Publish Your Non-Fiction Book

Shares 545<p>OLD POST ALERT! This is an older post and although you might find some useful tips, any technical or publishing information is likely to be …

Write the Great American Novel In 10 Easy Steps

1) Be a dude, ideally dead. (Twain, Mailer, Faulkner, Hawthorne, Melville)<p>a. If you are not a dude, be:<p>i. Toni Morrison<p>ii. A woman who publishes only one book her entire life (Harper Lee, Margaret Mitchell,<p>Harriet Beecher Stowe**)<p>b. White and privileged is good (Fitzgerald, Hemingway)<p>c. So is drunk …

Creative Writing: Skill vs. Talent

What wins in a battle of skill vs. talent?Is effective and compelling creative writing borne of skill or talent?There has always been much debate …

Creative Writing

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Work Alone: Ernest Hemingway’s 1954 Nobel Acceptance Speech

<i>“One can never be alone enough to write,”</i> Susan Sontag observed. Solitude, in fact, seems central to many great writers’ daily routines — so much so, it appears, that part of the writer’s curse might be the ineffable struggle to submit to the spell of solitude and escape the grip of loneliness at …

There's No Such Thing as Good Writing: Craig Nova's Radical Revising Process

The author of All the Dead Yale Men doesn't just tweak when he rewrites—he tries on entirely new points of view and genre styles to learn more about the story he's telling.<p>Doug McLean<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b><p>Craig Nova, …

How Self-Published Books Are Made: Start To Finish (PART I)

To mark the occasion of my 601st blog post (and I wonder why The Novel isn’t finished yet…), and after seeing that a number of people regularly land …

How Do I Write a Novel?

I get asked two main questions being an author: “Why do you write,” and “how do you write?”<p>First answer is easy: if I don’t write, I feel empty, …

APA Formatting and Style Guide

In-Text Citations: Author/Authors<p><b>Summary:</b><p>APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social …

Writing

Signal Phrases

<b>Signal Phrase</b>: a phrase, clause, or even sentence which leads into a quotation or statistic. These generally include the speaker/author’s name and …

APA Formatting and Style Guide

General Format<p><b>Summary:</b><p>APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, …

Where's The Best Of What's New?

<b>We're still adapting our Best of What's New pages from prior to 2014--thanks for your patience!</b><p><b>Until then, take a look at our 2014 BOWN winners.</b>

Master Class: Bill Plympton’s Guide To Telling Animated Stories

Bill Plympton is an independent animation icon. His drawings have appeared in syndicated columns, Academy Award-nominated shorts, videos for musicians like Kanye West, commercials for Microsoft, and more. Although he doesn’t believe much in art school, here he shares some lessons with …

Animation

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Steam Sterilizer<p>Steam Sterilizer Inner Chamber is made up of thick non-magnetic stainless steel of 304 or 316 quality and jacket is made out of …

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Surgical Instrument Photo Slideshow

This beast! Loving it. #dowork #sterilizer #squeakyclean #toothfairy