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How To Write A Novel: Step By Step

Thinking about writing a novel? Don’t know where to start? It’s not that hard, if you really want to do it. I guess that really is the first step. …

Design Your Way To Better Visual Storytelling

<i>An interview with Dan Hennessy,</i> <i>executive creative director at</i> <i>Forbes.</i><p>If you want your content to stand a chance with a social, mobile audience, relevant visuals are more than important—they’re essential. Here Forbes’ marketing design expert shares a few tips on how to make your brand’s content shine.<p>…

Infographics

9 out of 10 Fakers don’t want you to know these 3 tips to achieve success.

A keyword to the wise<p>There’s a saying in the UK, <i>‘Fake it till you make it’</i>.<p>Do you have that saying where you live? I recently found out that my …

How to Write When You Don’t Wanna Write (As Told By Other Writers)

writing adviceThis article was completely crowdsourced.I’ve been in a slump lately. Ideas are flowing, that’s not the problem. I have zero desire to …

Who Should You Write For?

From time to time, you will have an idea so far-fetched that you hesitate to share it. Since writing is a source of self-expression, repressing these …

How to Double Your Writing Output in One Month

It’s Easier Than You Think<b>Write more.</b>[Drops mic]If only it were that easy.There are so many reasons we don’t write.Some personal. Some real. Others …

17 Essential songwriting tips.

TIP #1.<p>Show me, don’t tell me.<p>Country music has always been built on visual imagery in the lyric. Use word pictures laden with emotional hooks to …

The Biggest Benefit of Journaling (That No One Is Talking About)

Ten years ago, the idea of going through my life without writing it all down in my journal was unthinkable.Every trial and tribulation, from my …

Use These Prompts If You Need Help Journaling

Like any habit, journaling is easier said than done. I tried for years (all of the half-empty notebooks in my childhood bedroom can attest to this) …

Google wants to teach more people AI and machine learning with a free online course

A new ‘Learn with Google AI’ site will serve as a hub for AI and machine learning resources<p>Machine learning and AI are some of the biggest topics in the tech world right now, and Google is looking to make those fields more accessible to more people with its new Learn with Google AI website.<p>Google …

Machine Learning

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Getting an MFA is admirable and useful, but it's also incredibly time-consuming and costly. There are other ways to get a similar education to start …

Blogging isn't Dead 8 Reasons to Start an Author Blog

Shares 166<p><i>An Author Blog is still one of the best ways to build platform</i><p><b>By Anne R. Allen</b><p>If you tell your non-writing friends you’re thinking of …

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about until now

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut dispensing and gathering a myriad of information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the …

10 Things to Blog About When You’re a Brand-New Author

Building an audience for your writing is easier with a blogWith all the advice that’s thrown at any new writer looking to get published, this one’s …

How to Write Historical Fiction (without a history degree)

Andrew M. Greeley said, “History and historical fiction are necessarily not the same thing. The purpose of history is to narrate events as accurately …

6 Signs Of An Emotionally Intelligent Team

There are few things that hold a team back more than emotionally unintelligent team members, or what I like to refer to as “social hand grenades.” These are the people who you would send to a party if you wanted the party to end.<p>While decades of research highlights emotional intelligence as a …

Emotional Intelligence

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Blockchain

10 handy things you probably don't know Netflix can do

The end of the year is when we count our blessings: family, friends... and nearly unlimited movies and television for $10.99 a month.<p>Netflix is a powerful tool for surviving the chaos of December. You can watch movies while traveling. You can set up Christmas specials for the kiddies. You can tame …

How to Get Unstuck And Create a Ton of Music

In today's world of streaming, it pays to create more music and release it on a schedule . One common question we receive from musicians relates to …

Creativity

Learn everything you need to to become a Graphic Designer!

Designing posters for events, making business cards, or creating graphics for Youtube videos all take powerful designing software to complete. The …

The 13-step digital declutter

1. Use free tools to clear out bloat<p>If your laptop is running low on storage, Windows’s built-in Disk Cleanup tool can find and wipe unneeded files – just search for it in the Start menu. Mac OS Sierra has a similar feature, but it’s well hidden: to find it, open the System Information tool, then …

Apps

Creativity Quick Tips for Musical Composition

If you have got <i>problems</i> with your actual project or want to <i>enhance</i> the existing ones, it is time to think about some tactics. In this article I'll …

Songwriting

10 Ridiculous Songwriting Tips That Actually Work

Just when you thought you’d tried everything.<p>Googling ‘songwriting tips’ will give you about 2 million results in 0.42 seconds. That’s a lot of …

Songwriting