Kimberly Hansen

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8 Character Development Exercises to Help You Nail Your Character

Even the most fast-paced, action-driven novels need compelling characters to keep readers engaged. Of course, readers will never “get to know” a …

Creative Writing

Aspergers Traits (Women, Females, Girls)

1) <b>We are deep philosophical thinkers and writers</b>; gifted in the sense of our level of thinking. Perhaps poets, professors, authors, or avid readers …

Book Manifesto: How To Zero In on The Book You Are Destined To Write

Do you know the hardest question for an author to answer?<b>“What is special and unique about my book?”</b>It’s not because you don’t know.It’s because you …

Writing

5 Reasons Creative Geniuses Like Einstein, Twain and Zuckerberg Had Messy Desks – And Why You Should Too

<i>On the day Einstein died, Time photographer Ralph Morse eschewed the crowds of reporters and other photojournalists gathered at Princeton Hospital,</i> …

Creativity

Everything You Need To Know To Start Writing a Killer Screenplay In One Infographic

Some people get paid to look at screenplays and determine whether they have even the slightest chance of making money. Artistic integrity is all well and good, but readers at studios are strictly prospecting for hits. After a while, many of them decide whether to even bother reading a script before …

Screenwriting

How to Find an Agent: The Book Doctors and Andy Ross

The Book Doctors first met Andy Ross at Cody's Books, which was one of the most influential bookstores on the West Coast, smack dab in the middle of Telegraph Avenue in book-crazy Berkeley, California. In fact David did his first professional book reading at Cody when his first memoir <i>Chicken</i> came …

13 Things To Remember When You Love A Person Who Has Depression

1. Depression is <i>not</i> a choice.<p>Depression is one of the most helpless and frustrating experiences a person can have. It’s sometimes feeling sad, …

The 40 Best To-Do List Apps in 2017

What was once the simple choice between using a notebook, legal pad, or stack of Post-it notes to manage your personal to-do list is now a …

Apps

Why Being A Debut Author Isn't Exactly A Dream Come True

"It sure would be nice to have some folks to talk to."<p>Writers share a lot of personal stuff online. Which books are lining their "to be read" shelves, what they had for brunch, the fact that they had brunch, how many thousands of words they're in to their new projects. But with few exceptions, even …

Best free resources for continuing education

Team Clark is adamant that we will never write content influenced by or paid for by an advertiser. To support our work, we do make money from some …

We're SERIOUSLY still fighting about this "Screenwriting Rules" s***?!?!?!

Nicholas writes in with a request that I got a few times on Twitter and honestly had been trying to avoid.<i><br>I'd love to see a blog post with your take</i> …

Writing

Editing for People Who Love to Write... Too Much

If you’re anything like me, you love words. You love prose, you love language, you love how a perfectly-constructed sentence can say so much more …

Writing

Bipolar affective disorder

Also known as manic depression<p>Experiencing bipolar disorder is one of the most overwhelming, frightening, isolating and debilitating experiences you …

22 Tips for Working Writers

• Meet your deadlines. If you need an extension, ask for it with >72 hours notice. Your editor will empathize as much as her own deadlines allow.<br>• Don’t …

Anne R. Allen's Blog: The 10 Commandments of Highly Productive Professional Writers

Some work first thing in the AM, others in the PM, some don’t get started until near midnight. Some write sober, some don’t. Some write on a …

Five tips for would-be writers – No 1: if you want to shine, you have to polish

The road to publication is often paved with rejection, says myfirstbookdeal.com blogger Caroline Madden, where she interviews authors such as Donal …

Writing

Life Hacks on Twitter: "Stains http://t.co/Wl5Rqt27AO"

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

30 Ways Evernote Can Improve Your Life | One App to Rule Them All | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: This article is NOT a sponsored post. We received absolutely nothing from Evernote in exchange for this post and have never communicated with</i> …

Productivity

Five Mistakes Women Make - A Must Read!

I have had this writeup since 2009 in my facebook notes but it is suddenly making sense.please read.The writer of this article is Mr Ekene …

"Second Cousins," "Once Removed", and More Explained in Chart Form

GIF<p>With the holidays coming up, many of us are meeting relatives from our extended family. When they explain how they're related, some of the terms …

Genealogy

You've Been Slicing, Dicing, Pitting And Peeling Your Produce All Wrong. Until Now.

Cooking is fun. Eating is fun. Sometimes you want to get the cooking done so you can get to the eating. We can respect that.<p>The following tricks will have you prepping produce quicker than ever before, and they'll cut down clean-up time, too. No special tools are required. Never bought a cherry …

15 Mantras for Fierce Females

In honor of fierce females everywhere. These are for you:<p><b>1) Know your worth.</b> Know every drop of the wonder that you are. Don't discard the parts that are tainted and broken. They count. Own them.<p><b>2) State your purpose.</b> Stake your claim. Hold your voice steady as you tell the world your magnificence. …

17 Reasons Harry Potter Fans Are The Best People To Date

1. They’re not afraid of commitment.<p>They were in a relationship with Harry Potter for 14 years from the time the first book came out to when the last …

50 Best Documentaries Of All Time That Will Change Your Life

Documentaries are often more powerful than other types of films simply because they show the sides of life that many people would not be able to …

Mount Everest

6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile

No harsh chemicals necessary<p>It's that time of year again: You have to remain photo-ready from the first holiday party to the ringing of the New Year. Whitening your smile is imperative, but finding the time for a dentist visit isn't always in the cards. And sometimes, you don't want to apply a …

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11 Websites To Boost Your Writing Productivity

Have you got a great muse?If so, lucky you! Most of us, however, have to rely on what we can access in the recesses of our brains and souls, and most …

Creative Writing

How to Locate Your Weird (and Better Your Writing)

Writing, of course, can be taught. This is obvious. My six-year-old daughter is in kindergarten and learning to do it now. It’s all about letters and …