Samantha Locci

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Edna St Vincent Millay's poetry has been eclipsed by her personal life – let's change that

She was once deemed ‘the greatest woman poet since Sappho’ and won a Pulitzer – but Millay’s legacy has been overshadowed by her sexuality and addictions<p>When pseudonymous Elena Ferrante’s identity was reportedly revealed in 2016, she reflected on the dangers of an author’s life dominating their …

Literature

Your Competitive Advantage Is Not Your Product -- It's Your Story

Marketing

From Inspiration to Publication: 13 Best Websites for Authors and Writers

<b>Once upon a time… writers did the writing, editors did the editing, and publishers did the publishing. This is still the case with many fiction and</b> …

Writing

Family, Meet My Old Love: Saigon

Almost as soon as we landed in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, I set out to make my family miserable. This was not difficult. It was late August, nearing 90 degrees and humid. All I had to do was propose we walk through the streets of the former Saigon to a restaurant for lunch.<p>At first, my wife, Jean, …

Vietnam

From exploring Mount Fitz Roy to sending postcards from the world’s southernmost city: how to spend a whirlwind 15-day tour of Patagonia

By , Avid-adventurer - 26 countries in 12 months, two polar regions, one mountain, hand luggage only.<p><b>From stunning mountain peaks to gaping glaciers</b> …

Argentina

Taking a Train Through the Great Smoky Mountains Needs to Be on Your Bucket List

The Watauga Valley Railroad Historical Society and Museum will be hosting its annual Spring Excursion one-day-only train ride through the Great Smoky …

Hiking

How to Cook, Cut, and Eat Banh Chung Tet Sticky Rice Cakes

It’s a triple whammy this week — Mardi Gras/Lent, Valentine’s Day, and Lunar New Year. There is a lot to celebrate, whatever your faith or culture. …

Vietnam

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

Brochure design: 10 top creative tips

We've given you a selection of great brochure templates elsewhere on the site. But when it comes to making a stunning brochure design from scratch – …

Graphic Design

Yale's Most Popular Class Ever Teaches How to Live a Happier Life (Here's What Students Learn)

The fact the class is so wildly popular speaks to the state of mental health on campuses today--and in your workplace. Audit the course by reading on.<p>News flash--adult life is filled with unhappiness traps and the search for keys to happiness (or even a good happiness hack to help us get by).<p>It …

Happiness

Will your partner cheat? Look out for these signs

Roses are red, violets are blue, sugar is sweet, but will he cheat on you? Is your "committed" partner predisposed to searching for affection or …

Psychology

The Biggest Secret of Great Writers

pexelsWriting that people love, and that they share with others, has several distinguishing characteristics. Great writing is not only free from …

Creative Writing

Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

Yoga

Where to Go in Paris to Find Your Favorite Writers' Old Haunts

Ernest Hemingway once wrote, “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays …

France

20 Free Graphic Design eBooks to Learn Design From

Want to learn more about graphic design? This article includes an amazing collection of 20 <i>free graphic design eBooks</i> you can learn from. Learn new …

Graphic Design

25 Great Things To See and Do in Canada

• <b>Cabot Trail</b> - This scenic route in Cape Breton is one of the prettiest drives in Canada.• <b><br>Quebec Winter Carnival</b> - The world's biggest winter carnival …

Canada

98 guaranteed ways to lose weight

98 guaranteed ways to lose weight<p>While you’ve been trying your best to keep up with your New Year resolutions, losing weight easily yet effectively …

Nutrition

The Ultimate Grammar Cheat Sheet by Sierra Delarosa

Romantic tension has been building for 200 pages. Witty banter and flirtatious glances have been exchanged. Obstacles—overbearing families, …

Creative Writing

Should You Write What You Know? 31 Authors Weigh In

<i>Write what you know.</i> Everyone who has ever taken a writing class or read a craft book has heard this piece of writing advice—even if only to have it …

Creative Writing

10 Valentine's Day Gifts For Men That Are Actually Amazing, According To Men

If I were to guess what gift men would like to receive most come Valentine's Day, it would involve that exact word: "to come." Sex. Forking. Whatever …

Relationships

13 Ways to Cook Jackfruit, the Glorious Meat Substitute That Tastes Just Like Pork

It’s one of the year’s most popular new food trends, and it’s popping up on menus all over the U.S. Introducing jackfruit, a tasty, nutritious meat …

Cooking

12 Top-Rated Hiking Trails in California

California is a hiker’s paradise, with an incredible diversity of landscapes. The nature sites are so sublime that simple descriptions only hint at …

Hiking

Healthiest Green Vegetables You Should be Eating

A certain dislike for vegetables is common among many. It appears early in childhood. Those who consider vegetable as heaven are considered rare and …

Acadia National Park: 15 Top Hikes & Sights, Camping, and Where to Stay Nearby

The first national park in the East, Acadia National Park in Maine began in the early 20th century, when wealthy property owners on Mount Desert …

National Parks

The Epically Good Dip I Serve At Every Super Bowl Party

This caramelized onion dip won't last long, so make extra. It's that good, trust us.<p>I remember the first time I had caramelized onion dip. A friend …

Country Lifestyle

Best Apps for Book enthusiasts

The way that we read is changing most people no longer rely on their local library or book club to stay up-to-date with the latest bestsellers. …

Apps

This College Town Is Apparently The Most Well-Read Place In The U.S.

Heads up, book-lovers! If you're looking for a bookish town to move to, 24/7 Wall St. has identified the 50 most well-read cities in the U.S., and …

College & University

Here’s What to Snack on If You’re Trying to Slim Down, According to a Nutritionist

Tired of eating almonds and Greek yogurt (over and over and over)? I hear you. When you're trying to shed pounds, it's easy to fall into a healthy …

Nutrition

11 Actually Easy Bread Recipes to Try at Home

Making bread at home for the first time? Super intimidating. But with a little practice and the right recipe, you can easily make some of your …

Breakfast

27 Healthy Dinner Recipes That Let Your Oven Do Most of the Work

When terms like <i>bomb cyclone</i>, <i>deep freeze</i>, and <i>arctic air</i> are being used to describe the decidedly frightful weather, you’re probably looking for every …

Cooking