Jennifer Wilsson

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Whole Foods: America’s Temple of Pseudoscience

Americans get riled up about creationists and climate change deniers, but lap up the quasi-religious snake oil at Whole Foods.<p>If you want to write …

25 Comical Quotes About the Confusing English Language

Everyone from Henry David Thoreau and George Carlin to Jerry Seinfeld and your regular old Joe Shmoe has something to say about the English language. …

Fantasy Is A Crutch to Beat Realism With: A Sort-Of Polemic

“Realistic fiction leaves out too much.” – Gene Wolfe<p>“Reality is a crutch for those who can’t handle fantasy” – Old con button motto<p>Last week I …

7 Awesome iPad Apps for Bloggers

on 18 August at 09:29<p>The blogging world is changing all the time. Today’s bloggers are much more sophisticated than ever before. Many of them have a …

Creole Shrimp and Sausage Stew

• Calories 191<br>• Fat 6g<br>• Satfat 1.7g<br>• Monofat 2.7g<br>• Polyfat 1g<br>• Protein 21.3g<br>• Carbohydrate 13.2g<br>• Fiber 3.5g<br>• Cholesterol 97mg<br>• Iron 2.9mg<br>• Sodium 694mg<br>• Calcium 127mg<p>How to …

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Rice Bowls Make Cooking Dinner Stupid Easy (And Delicious)

There are days when dinner has to be easy -- like Monday through Friday, every week out of the year. There's nothing that we want to do less after a long day of work than start chopping vegetables far long before we get to even <i>think</i> about eating. And then, dishes.<p>As much as we love to cook, most …

Is Your Book Good Enough for Publication? A Cold-Blooded Assessment

Lisa Cron here! Today’s post is by Jennie Nash, my friend, colleague at the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, and the book coach who helped shepherd</i> …

Rewriting – A Checklist For Authors

Are you about to rewrite your book? Here are 30 questions to ask when you’re rewriting your novel.<p>You may enjoy these useful posts:<p>An Editing …

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Chuck surprised us all with a new batch of essays for 2014 & 2015! There is no exact timeline on how these will roll out, so just keep an eye on the …

How to Organize Writing Ideas

My shelves<p>A fellow writer asked me Tuesday morning how I organize story ideas. As writers, we love to talk about anything related to process, so for …

Why Emotional Excess is Essential to Writing and Creativity

The third volume of Anaïs Nin’s diaries has been on heavy rotation in recent weeks, yielding Nin’s thoughtful and timeless meditations on life, mass movements, Paris vs. New York, what makes a great city, and the joy of handicraft.<p>The subsequent installment, <b>The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol. 4: 1944-1947</b> …

How to Edit Your Own Book: Tips from Authors on the Revision Process

The most helpful bit of editing advice I ever got was from poet Michele Glazer. She said, “<b>revision IS writing.</b>”<p>In other words, there’s no difference …

21 Of The Most Beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Photos Of 2014

The delicate pink sakura, or cherry blossom, is associated primarily with the culture of its native Japan. These trees blossom throughout Japan every …