Julie Lockyer

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Early Bird Gets the Burn

Jump-start your day with this just-out-of-bed workout<p><b>Get up and go.</b> Literally. "If you work out be­fore your day distracts you, your chances of exercising regularly go way up," says Cedric Bryant, Ph.D., chief science officer of the American Council on Exercise. And AM sweating can make you sharper …

Workouts

On the Red Couch with Jessica Alba

Inside Flipboard / February 1, 2013<p>Jessica Alba—the name inspires swooning from both sexes. Even our Flipboards fluttered a few pages when we sat …

Great Reading for Fellow Travelers

Inside Flipboard / February 8, 2013<p>Travel writing, when done well, provides a special kind of delight to people who love reading. That’s probably …

Snag Some NYLON (Magazine) on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2013<p>“Nylon” just <i>sounds</i> cool, and that’s why founders Marvin Scott Jarrett and Jaclynn Jarrett, of Ray Gun and Bikini …

The Hemingway Papers

THE<p>Hemingway<p>PAPERS<p>The legendary writer’s reporting from the Toronto Star archives, featuring historical annotations by William McGeary, a former …

Archives

Virginia Woolf on How to Read a Book

<i>“The mind, the brain, the top of the tingling spine, is, or should be, the only instrument used upon a book,”</i> Vladimir Nabokov wrote in his treatise on what makes a good reader. <i>“Part of a reader’s job is to find out why certain writers endure,”</i> advised Francine Prose in her guide to reading like a …

How I Edit

While there are lots and lots and lots of ways of going about writing a book, I actually feel like editing is a little more of a uniform process. …

From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: Haiku

Haiku, from 101 Creative Writing Exercises.<p>Today’s writing exercise comes from my book, <i>101 Creative Writing Exercises</i>, which takes writers on an …

When to Use “That,” “Which,” and “Who”

<b>Garlandon March 27, 2013 7:41 am</b><p>“I don’t like the kind of people that she hangs out with” – in this sentence as in other quoted examples, the word …

Announcing the 2018 Season of Eat, Drink Be Literary: Dinner a Reading at BAMcafe

<b>Eat, Drink & Be Literary: Dinner & a Reading at BAMcafe, 2018</b><p>Presented in partnership with National Book Foundation<p>Raise a glass and share a meal …

Top 25 Best First Book Lines

What is it about the first line of a story that makes the reader want to read more? The perfect mix of style and humor, or maybe a bit of intrigue? …

Literature

Shakespeare's skill was in his grammar not his language, academic claims

For centuries Shakespeare has been celebrated not just for his genius as a playwright, but for creating many of today’s most commonly used words and phrases.<p>But now academics have challenged the long held view of Shakespeare as the father of modern language, claiming he was no more inventive with …

How to Promote Your Books with Pinterest

There’s a lot of bookish pinning going on. Are you on board yet? Asks Jon Reed.<p><i>This article first appeared in issue 1 of Publishing Talk Magazine.</i><p>6 …

Seven Tips From F. Scott Fitzgerald on How to Write Fiction

F. Scott Fitzgerald is often portrayed as a natural-born writer. "His talent," says Ernest Hemingway in <i>A Moveable Feast</i>, "was as natural as the …

Ernest Hemingway Appears on Cuban TV in 1954; Talks About Winning The Nobel Prize

Ernest Hemingway lived in Cuba much longer than he lived in Paris or Key West. From 1939 until 1960--the year before his death--he lived on a farm …

New DH Lawrence manuscript discovered

A new DH Lawrence manuscript, in which he writes of 'obscene desires' and 'meat-lust', reignites the debate about the author's attitude to women, reports Jon Stock.<p>The discovery of an unpublished manuscript by DH Lawrence, in which he writes of “obscene desires” and “meat-lust”, has reignited the …

Pinterest: A Visual Marketing Tool for Writers and Bloggers

Shares 364<p>OLD POST ALERT! This is an older post and although you might find some useful tips, any technical or publishing information is likely to be …

Who Will Win The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2013?

On Monday afternoon, the Pulitzer Prize Board will announce the winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Or not. Last year, for the first time in 35 years, there was no prize awarded for fiction. Imagine Bono walking on stage to award the Grammy for Album of the Year and announcing that there …

First Sentences of Great Books - 20 Books That Have Become Classics

Thumbs up or thumbs down on these first sentences?<p>In most issues of <i>Poets & Writers</i> you’ll find a fun section called “Page One” where they print the …

John Cleese on the Five Factors to Make Your Life More Creative

Much has been said about how creativity works, its secrets, its origins, and what we can do to optimize ourselves for it. In this excerpt from his fantastic 1991 lecture, <b>John Cleese</b> (b. October 27, 1939) offers a recipe for creativity, delivered with his signature blend of cultural insight and …

Interview with Ayad Akhtar, winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

'At first I thought it was a crank call,' says Ayad Akhtar of the news that he had the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play Disgraced.<p>What a day to discover that you’ve won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Ayad Akhtar got the call from New York to tell him the surprise good news that he had been …

Getting The Image You See In Your Head: Blending vs HDR

Often times when I’m photographing landscapes, the image the camera sees versus the image in my head are quite different. Sometimes that image in my …

Lighting an Airplane at Sunset for a Photography Session

Most studio photography is done on relatively small scales. A person or an object is lit, usually with between one and three lights that cover the …

The Secret of Creating a Strong Image - 5 Tips for Creating a Story in Your Image

In an era when we are drowning in images and lots of people and talents are competing for the viewers’ eyes or the magazines’ attention, have you …

Tutorial: Shooting Double Exposures with a Canon 5D Mark III

Cameras today have many extra functions that are often buried in menus and forgotten. Last year, I bought the Canon 5D Mark III and, after a few …

How to Do Stop Motion Photography: An Introduction

In a perfect world the weather outside would always cooperate, if not invite us to get outdoors and take photographs. Unfortunately, that's always …