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Top 6 Agile Trends to Watch out for in the Next Decade

Back in 2001 a bunch of people met up in a ski resort in Utah to come up with the Agile Software Manifesto. Since then the simple yet powerful Agile …

Are You On Track to Meet Your Writing Goals?

by Chris MandevilleAt the start of a new year, it’s common to take stock of where we are in our careers and set goals for the year to come. If you …

Creative Writing

4 Things You Can Do Now To Improve Your Content Writing

There are so many guides and articles that tell you how to improve your content writing. Most are long and contain complicated advice. For content writers, we simply don't have the time to go through all of these guides, as any help we get needs to be quick and also help us immediately.<p>After …

10 Writing Lessons I Learned From Interviewing 30 Bestselling Authors

Stay focused and get more writing done<p>Having interviewed more than 30 bestselling authors over the past year on my podcast, I've learned a lot about how they overcome distractions and mental blocks and get down to work each day.<p>I like to ask them about their writing process: How they get started …

5 exercises to improve your storytelling skills

<i>This article was previously published on PR Daily in April 2016.</i> <br>Football players practice ballet. Pianists repeat small sections of music until it's …

Public Relations

You Really Can Make a Living as a Writer. Here's What You Need to Know.

Would you like to make a real living without leaving home? Writers can work full or part time, and earn a supplemental income to help cover the bills or generate a lucrative primary income. If you have the skills and the motivation, you get to define your own career.<p><i>Photo source: studiostoks</i><p>My …

A fun way to build your writing muscles

By BookBaby author Dawn FieldHere is an entertaining way to push your writing muscles to the max while lounging on the couch or having fun with …

Writing

How to Write a Fight Scene in 11 Steps

I recently received this e-mail about fight scenes:<p>Do you have any advice for creating a fight? I am writing an action/fantasy novel, and I am …

How J.K. Rowling Plotted Harry Potter with a Hand-Drawn Spreadsheet

At the height of the Harry Potter novels' popularity, I asked a number of people why those books in particular enjoyed such a devoted readership. …

What’s the secret of good writing?

If you find yourself procrastinating, or stifled by panic, or writer’s block, I can reveal that the solution to your troubles is…<p>I first encountered Robert Boice’s name about three years ago, somewhere online; after that, it started popping up every other month. Boice, I learned, was a US …

Writer's Block

The comma splice.

In the following exercise you will be presented with a series of sentences containing a comma. You have to indicate whether you think that the …

UK Universities

Tech FAQ: Chain width explained, compatibility queries answered

<b>Dear Lennard,</b><br>In a prior post on <i>VeloNews</i>, you state that an 11-speed chain will work with 10-speed cranks, where the rest of the group is 11S.<p>My …

Layering 20 Scenes to Create a Strong Romance Novel

Last week I probably overwhelmed you by showing you how to integrate the key romance scenes into your foundational ten scenes. This post is a long …

Creative Writing

Home Workshop Series Part 2: Lighting, Tool Storage and Work Stands

In Part One, we laid out a few ideas for creating a work space. Now it’s time to start filling that space up.<p>Once you get working on your bike, you …

10 Signs You're Dating a Project Manager - Project Management Hut

Calls the first month of your relationship a “preliminary assessment period.”<p>Talks to the waiter about process flows when dinner arrives …

Common Project Manager Mistakes: #2 We Don't Have Time for Risk Management - Project Management Hut

Common Project Manager Mistakes: #2 We Don’t Have Time for Risk Management<br>By Samuel T. Brown, III, PMP, Global Knowledge Course Director and …

Gilchrist: Calgary's best new restaurants of 2014

2014 was a big year for restaurant openings in Calgary but the timing was much affected by the flood of 2013. With work crews shifting their focus to …

Dining Rooms

Saris Announces Trade In Program For Power Meters & A Chance To Win Ultimate Indoor Cycling Experience

Saris Cycling Group, owners of Saris racks, CycleOps and Powertap have announced two new programs. Through November 30th, you can trade in an old and …

Stop Being So Positive

We’ve all heard a great deal about the power of positive thinking. Organizations encourage it among their employees in an effort to boost performance and engagement, and it’s a key tenet of “managing yourself” well; affirmative messages about perseverance, resilience, and vision adorn many an …