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How to Write a Book Using an Outline

So, you’ve got a great idea for a book. You have a clear picture of the opening scenes and the climactic scene, and maybe some scenes in between, so …

Writing

Employee burnout is a huge problem in the tech industry. This survey shows which companies have it the worst

Employee burnout and stress is a big problem in the average American workplace, but it's especially true among some of the country's biggest tech companies, many of which have famously rigorous workplace cultures that often encourage long hours, favor young people, and sometimes require …

How to Edit a First Draft

So you’ve finished the first draft of your new novel. Now what?<p>I’ve edited half a dozen manuscripts in my writing endeavors, each one requiring …

Writing

The South's Most Beloved Appetizer Starts With a Sleeve of Saltines

Sometimes an oven is like that mysterious black box on a magician’s stage where odd things go in and something far more delightful comes out. Ohhh. …

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DELINGPOLE: 'Global Warming' Is a Myth, Say 58 Scientific Papers in 2017

“Global warming” is a myth — so say 80 graphs from 58 peer-reviewed scientific papers published in 2017.<p>In other words, the so-called “Consensus” on …

J Scott Armstrong: Fewer Than 1 Percent Of Papers in Scientific Journals Follow Scientific Method

Fewer than 1 percent of papers published in scientific journals follow the scientific method, according to research by Wharton School professor and …

128 Ways to Avoid the Word “Very” [Infographic]

Have you ever noticed how often you use the word ‘very’?We tend to use it to make a point or express a superlative. However, we often end up with a …

6 Things Alfred Hitchcock Can Teach You About Writing

Alfred Hitchcock was an English film director and producer who worked closely with screenwriters on his films. The master storyteller, born 13 August …

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Toronto Council Votes to Strip Crack-Smoking Mayor of Some of His Powers

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto’s City Council voted overwhelmingly Friday to strip Mayor Rob Ford of some of his powers in the latest attempt to box in the brash leader who has rebuffed huge pressure to resign over his drinking and drug habits and erratic behavior.<p>The motion, approved in a 39-3 vote, …