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How to Cross 'Writing a Book' Off Your Bucket List | Inc.com

Writing a book is a high-ranking bucket list goal for many people. One of the reasons that this goal tends to stay on our bucket lists for far too long is that we're out of practice in the art of writing. Like any other large-scale goal, the key to success is to slowly chip away at it over time, …

7 Incredibly Useful Writing Tips From a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author | Inc.com

Bret Stephens is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer who has penned hundreds of oped essays and news columns that have been read by millions of people. He recently joined <i>The New York Times</i> as an oped writer, after a long stint at <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> as one of their most widely read commentators on …

Creative Writing

60 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Curl up with #12 this weekend.<p>When you've had your fill of beach reads, broaden your horizons with a selection from this list of literary masterpieces that range from moving memoirs to hilarious essays. (And okay, okay — we have some "beach" reads in here too.)

Books

How to Improve Writing Skills in 15 Easy Steps

Learning a variety of writing skills isn’t as difficult as you may think. We’ve put together a list of steps to help you make dramatic improvements …

5 TED Talks to Channel Your Inner Creative Genius | Inc.com

There are those moments when you feel totally inspired and on fire. And, then there are those moments when you feel anything but. You don't even have a single mediocre idea you can cling to.<p>Facing a creative block is frustrating. But, rather than staring at a blank page or at that menacing blinking …

Creativity

Get a Crash Course in Writing from 20 Journalists

I only remember one practical writing lesson from my three years as an English major: Whenever you can, put the best bits at the end of the sentence. …

5 Tips to Write Like a Badass.

Not everyone can pen a bestseller, but we can all improve our writing.<p>Here are five tips to make your words sing and soar.<p><b>1. Start with a …

Creative Writing

Writing Tip: Start with the End

<b>“Where do you get your ideas?”</b><p>Authors get this question a lot. For me the better question is “What do you do once you get an idea?”<p>I’m lucky that …

Literature

David Sedaris Breaks Down His Writing Process: Keep a Diary, Carry a Notebook, Read Out Loud, Abandon Hope

When did you first hear David Sedaris? Normally in the case of a writer, let alone one of the most famous and successful writers alive, the question …

Writing

Writers Write

I’m asked the questions all the time: What does it take to be a writer? How can I be a better writer? How can I be a more successful writer? They may …

8 Writing Tools Every Writer Should Know About

As a writer, you may be working harder than you need to if you are not using the available tools for your job. The old adage “there’s no need to …

The Ugly Truth About Self-Doubt as a Writer

Today’s topic won’t be a comfortable one. I’m going to address an issue I’m pretty sure you don’t want to hear—but by the time I’m done, you’ll be …

Use This Writing Exercise to Uncover Your Ideal Self

Twelve years ago, I moved countries for the 10th time. I enrolled into a master’s program in my home country, the U.K., to pin myself down into some …

Self-improvement

10 Ways To Write Better

• <b>Start now</b>. The more you wait — the more you will analyze and postpone the willingness to act. There is no better time than now for virtually …

Writing

How to Proofread Like a Pro

How to Proofread Like a Pro<p>Updated on June 28, 2017<p>Proofreading is Crucial to Your Success<p>Nothing takes away from your credibility like a blog post …

7 books to make your teaching more memorable

Memory underpins learning. And yet, as a profession, we talk about it so rarely. What gives? Here are 7 books to kindle that conversation:<p>1. Make it …

Feeling Stuck, Lost or Overwhelmed? There is Hope

Your situation may not be as dire as it feels. Whether you are facing a health crisis, an untenable work situation, or intense marital struggles, you …

“Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life” – 6 inspiring graduation speeches

Students graduating from Rutgers University this month had their commencement speech delivered by President Barack Obama.<p>The president is generally …

Ready for College Move-In Day? Ten Tips to Help Parents and Teens Prepare

All summer long, that big milestone looms for incoming college freshmen and their parents: Move-in day.<p>College move-in day is typically hot, hectic, and an emotional whirlwind. But there's good news: While it's easy to feel utterly unprepared, there are many steps you can take to make the day …

9 online classes from top US universities anyone can enroll in right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Online courses are easy and affordable ways to pick up new skills, whether that's learning how to properly and effectively negotiate your …

College & University

8 Ways to Prevent College Weight Gain

Although most first-year college students don't gain the "freshman 15," research does show that almost two-thirds pack on some pounds—typically about …

5 Things To Do Your First Few Weeks In College

America's Got Talent superstar emcee Nick Cannon has announced he has enrolled as a freshman at Howard University to finish his education. An impressive action but Cannon does have a lot of hard work ahead of him. Here are a few things he and other college students can do for higher education …

A Healing Meditation

to the center of the Earth. As the Light pours in through the top of your head, watch the river of Light flow, gently carrying anything that is not …

Ultimate Guide To Cute Happy Birthday Wishes & Quotes

A birthday is a special occasion for the celebrant because it only comes once a year and during this day, you can show how you care about him/her and …

The Ultimate Guide To Running For Beginners

<i>"Running never gets easier, you get stronger."</i> I want you to keep this quote in mind as you embark on this new journey to make running a part of your …

5 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Daily to Achieve Success | Inc.com

Constant improvement is not easy. Whether it is a skill, or a positive quality, or a way of life you are looking to cultivate, staying on the positive side of the growth curve takes work.<p>My entire life, I have been immersed in worlds that have taught me how to continuously seek mastery and reinvent …

Motivation

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …

best cloud storage

Free cloud storage incl Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, iCloud MSE.<br>Best free online storage. Free instant-access online storage. Google Drive: 15GB …

Google Drive

Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

Meditation