Mel Faria

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Eight Great Writerly Novels

Eight Great Writerly Novels<p>The piece of writing advice that is always debated: "Write what you know." Naturally, if writers followed that advice every time then bookshelves would be full of books about writers. I've heard literature professors and book admirers like myself say that writing about …

An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

The number of humans who have been into space is vanishingly small, but Col. Chris Hadfield has managed to crystallize his orbital experiences into a …

Travel Hacking: How We the Broke Can Travel

Thanks to the hobby of <b>travel-hacking</b>, my husband and I <b>travel the world year-round</b> on a poverty-level budget. Not to be mistaken for a lifestyle that …

To Live Long, Write for Children: Remembering Charlotte Zolotow

For those who hold children’s books dear, a little piece of the soul dies every time another beloved children’s book author or artist leaves us. It helps a little to know that the great <b>Charlotte Zolotow</b> (June 26, 1915–November 19, 2013) lived to be 98. (On a semi-serious aside: It seems that …

Angelcare baby monitors recalled after 2 infant deaths

Health Canada and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission are recalling several models of Angelcare baby monitors after two infants died.<p>…

Maya Jane Coles finds Comfort in dance music's dark side

Maya Jane Coles is telling me about the time she wore duct tape over her bits for a gig in a fetish club. She was in a dubby electro duo called She Is Danger, and if she was going to have a name like that, she thought, she might as well play at BDSM ball Torture Garden. "I just threw my outfit …