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Handwritings Of David Bowie, Kurt Cobain, & More, Now Downloadable As Free Fonts

Perhaps a modern tribute to the late stars, designers Nicolas Damiens and Julien Sens decided to convert handwritings of great artists such as David …

Kurt Cobain

How plotting will make you a better writer

I’ll be honest, I’ve never been too keen on plotting. I was always concerned that it would take out the spontaneity of writing, something I truly …

Writing

Turning Your Kid’s Drawings into 3D Printed Toys

In years past, you may have seen various projects online where artists turn kids’ drawings into 3D art or animation. In this video, Bob of I Like to Make Stuff, turns one of his son’s robot drawings into a really cool 3D printed toy. You can obviously use this technique to transform any 2D art into …

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

Creative Writing

MIT's Bot Can Tell What Ingredients Are In Your Food Just By Looking At It

Pic2Recipe can analyze a photo to tell cooks not only the components but a suggestion of how to make it<p>Except for maybe expert tasters and chefs, …

Life-Size Carboard Figures Of Shaoxing Villagers

Those life-size cardboard figures represent residents of the Chinese village Shaoxing where artist Warren King’s ancestors lived for many …

Food & Dining

Fictional Comic Book Covers of the TV Series Black Mirror

Butcher Billy, a Brazil-based illustrator, created fictional comic book covers for the six episodes of Black Mirror’s 4th season. Using charming …

Emojis Come to Life in This Amusing Series

Swiss photographer Matthieu Lavanchy brings emojis to life in a series of images taken for food magazine The Gourmand. Lavanchy photographs objects …

Impressive Fashionable Sushis

Chinese chef <b>Yujia Hu</b> based in Milan combines his two passions in his culinary creations: cooking and fashion. He revisits traditional sushis rolls by …

Funny Scenes With Miniatures Figures

<b>Renan Viana</b> is a brazilian artist and photographer based in Sao Paulo. With the help of miniature figures, he creates amusing and offbeat scenes by …

When Light Illuminate the Forest by David Lados

Photographer <b>David Lados</b> has produced a series of photos entitled “New Moon”. On these shots, we discover a light beam that comes through the remote …

Photography

MIT turned old robots and a Roomba into AI-powered carpenters

MIT’s Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) today unveiled AutoSaw, a system for creating custom furniture with robot carpenters. Anyone who’s lost a thumb-wrestling match with a table saw can appreciate this one.<p>AutoSaw uses a pair of youBots, a discontinued model from Kuka, and a …

Famous Writers School: A Novel

Steven Carter, who has been called "madly inventive" (<i>Kirkus</i>) and "darkly comic" (<i>Village Voice</i>), has a genius for letting his characters speak for …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkein (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkein's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Vonnegut's 8 Rules for the Short Story

1. Use the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will not feel the time was wasted.2. Give the reader at least one character he or …

Kurt Vonnegut

The book that changed my life … in prison

After the governor of New York intervened to lift restrictions on prisoners’ reading materials, five current and former inmates explain what books have meant to them<p>Last week, thousands of inmates in three New York prisons stopped receiving reading materials from friends and family. Tens of …

Books

New Colorful Wire Furniture from Bend

Los Angeles design studio Bend has come out with some more colorful wire furniture to add to their collection. Known for their unique hand-crafted …

Furniture

Good Writers Borrow, Great Writers Remix

This morning I took my cup of coffee and laptop to a desk to work on an old short story I’ve been kicking around when I made the greatest mistake any …

Literature

Writers Work in Mobile Studios at This Incredible Residency in Massachusetts

Inspired by literary greats from the Berkshires, five mobile studios comprise The Mastheads, a progressive writers' residency that's now taking applications.<p>The studios were created with the historical narrative of five area writers in mind—Herman Melville, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth …

16 Practical Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Write A Book

If you want to write, you've got to read.

Poetic Sculptures of Semi-Transparent Buildings

Korean artist Koh Myung Keun turns 2D photography into 3D pieces in a special technique he has been practising since the 80s. After his photographs …

Sculpture

Virtual Souvenirs Make Sightseeing More Interactive

Nexto is a new AR app created to gamify the concept of going on a tour and teach visitors about historic places

Augmented Reality

10 Novels Agents Have Already Seen a Billion Times

10 Novels Agents Have Already Seen a Billion TimesLooking for inspiration? Don’t go with any of thesePhoto by Paul SablemanA s a literary agent, I …

Writing

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ADVERTISING: Another insight on PSFK for Members

Machine Learning

Prep for National Novel Writing month with these online writing courses

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Writing