Inspiration

By Lidy Wilks | Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "All my best thoughts were stolen by the ancients." If so, then all my best thoughts, sources of inspiration is siphoned from everything around me.

Why Writers Should Write Poetry

Today’s post is a copy of an old post from my Weebly blog IHeartAllStories that I wrote for April’s Insecure Writer’s Support Group day. As this week …

NaNoWriMo Novel Reveal & October Update

Really, I think I should have done this post yesterday. Oh well…anyways Happy day two of NaNoWriMo!<p>As you know, I spent October trying to decide on a …

Getting Things Done Guru David Allen's Productive Workspace

Getting Things Done (GTD) guru David Allen knows a thing or two about working efficiently and productively. That’s why we can’t help peeking at his …

Productivity

How (and Why) You Should Read More

Book by Mike Ashley from the Noun ProjectThere’s no question that reading enriches your life. Reading imparts fresh inspiration, keeps your brain …

Productivity

8 Little Changes You Should Make Now For Your Lifelong Success

From having a set bed time to changing your mentality, check out 8 changes you can make today to improve your life so you can achieve lifelong …

George RR Martin: our long obsession with Mars

The author behind Game of Thrones spent his childhood reading stories about Mars and hoping to write one himself. As new discoveries on the red planet capture the world’s attention, he surveys a rich Martian literature<p>Once upon a time there was a planet called Mars, a world of red sands, canals and …

Space Exploration

Brave new world: why iAuthor exists

<i>“The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, and familiar things new” — </i><b>Samuel Johnson</b><p>What the 18th century …

7 Famous Novelists ... Who Only Published One Novel

When it was announced earlier this year that Harper Lee was to release a new novel, <i>Go Set A Watchman</i>, in July 2015, her readers and fans were quite rightly astonished. For fifty-five years, since the publication of <i>To Kill A Mockingbird</i> in 1960, Lee had remained one of the most famous names on a …

Procrastination

How to pick the perfect workout based on your 9-to-5 life

Head to a 5 a.m. Soulcycle class on any given weekday and it's bound to be filled with high-powered execs, dynamic entrepreneurs, and successful businessmen and women. Is there something about this sweaty, intense, and curated boutique exercise experience that attracts this type of person?<p>It's true …

Exercise

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness

Mental toughness is a huge indicator of success. Here's how to know if you've got it.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to …

Self-help

How to Steal a Democracy

Imagine that you are a group of rich and powerful people eager to be still richer and more powerful. But you live in a democratic society that gives each citizen an equal vote and thus sets sets limit on how much power you can amass. So you decide to steal the people's democracy.<p>How can this be …

10 Mysterious Ancient Civilizations Modern Science Cannot Explain | Watercooler

<b>Story Views</b><p><b>BE SURE TO GO MY PROFILE’S BELOW AT OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA:</b><p><b>Do you ask a lot of questions? Do the things you were taught growing up just not</b> …

Ancient History
Leadership
Climate

Want to write a book? You can if you've got 75 minutes spare

A group of people will attempt to write a book in a little over an hour at Nine Worlds Geekfest this weekend. Don’t expect it to be in next year’s Booker longlist<p>Every year, writers across the world struggle through the month of November to hit a seemingly impossible target: write a whole novel in …

Publishing