Michele Rakes

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Character Introductions: Part 1

Think there’s nothing to introducing characters in a script? Think again!<p>Every afternoon, I tweet something about the screenwriting craft, 140 …

Visible #6: Women Writers of Color: Abeer Hoque

I’m grateful to fellow women writers of color who reach out to recommend interviewees for this column. When I received an email asking if I’d be …

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Flint, Michigan Water Crisis in Pictures

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The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …

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Avengers: Age of Ultron

Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk finds fast new company in a Marvel hit that won't quit<p>Captain America actually says "shit." You heard me. "Language," …

Fourth and Long by Michele Micheal Rakes Loose Id,... | Author

Fourth and Long by Michele Micheal Rakes Loose Id, LLC Twitter: @MicheleRakes Amazon: http://tinyurl.com/o9xuf62 Leda’s review Mar 23, 15, Goodreads …

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6 Classic Horror Films Paired With 6 Spooky Snacks

Today’s modern horror films are often too suspenseful (or too gag-inducing) to allow for snacking. Old-school classic horror films, on the other …

Dracula Untold - Trailer 2

Luke Evans (Fast & Furious 6, Immortals) stars in Dracula Untold, the origin story of the man who became Dracula. Gary Shore directs and Michael De …

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Dracula Untold

We gave it a <b>C</b><p>The makers of <b>Dracula Untold</b> were asking for trouble with that title. More than a century has passed since the publication of Bram …

Saving Kane

“I’m Garrett Young. I’m a paramedic. I’m here to help you. What’s your name?”<p>The man is badly beaten. His lips move. They’re swollen. No speech. He …

Saving Kane Kindle Edition

A twenty-something paramedic suffering from PTSD and a failing relationship with his high school sweetheart becomes embroiled in the tragic life of a …

This Slow-Motion Video Of Tattooing Is Painfully Beautiful

They say "beauty is pain," and a new video shows that's definitely true when it comes to tattooing.<p>The video, part of the YouTube series Smarter Every Day, uses incredible slow-motion visuals to show the science behind inking.<p>As the video shows, the tip of a tattoo machine consists not of a single …

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The Dangerous Impacts of Social Media on Mental Illnesses

<i>Mariel Norton is a copywriter for a digital marketing agency, and is also a relationship blogger for WeLoveDates.</i><p>Less FaceTime, more face-to-face time.<p>Tallulah Wilson was just 15 years old when she took her own life back in October 2012. The gifted ballerina had been receiving treatment for …

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Well, the 24th finalists in this year's Lambda Literary Awards have been anno...

Well, the 24th finalists in this year's Lambda Literary Awards have been announced, and I'm delighted to see a few of my favourite made the cut. …

Breaking Down the Seahawks' Blueprint for Making Peyton Manning Look Ordinary

The Seattle Seahawks defense is usually either humbling or humiliating for its opponents. That’s been true for a while now, and we’re at the point where anything less than dominance feels like failure.<p>There was a collective gasp when a receiver who was Richard Sherman’s responsibility (Demaryius …

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Seattle Seahawks: Even with Target on Their Back, Seahawks Reign Supreme

After pummeling the Denver Broncos 43-8 in February to secure the first Super Bowl championship in franchise history, the Seattle Seahawks came into 2014 with a target on their backs.<p>They were once again projected as one of the top teams for the new season, due in large part to their vaunted …

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