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HOW TO PLAN YOUR STORY PLOT FROM START TO FINISH : Story Plot Writing Tips

How to Plan Your Story Plot from Start to Finish<p>by Samantha Stone<p>A well-plotted story is engaging, a page-turner, a book your readers can't put down. …

Self Help

<b>1</b><b>: Given that there are times when people have to go see psychologist and they feel they need drugs to overcome some problems, is it realistic to</b> …

What Bernie Sanders Gave to America Today

/ Jul 13, 2016<p>Today, my hero, Bernie Sanders, endorsed Hillary Clinton, a woman that I truly believe is sociopathic, for the office of the President …

'Just Eat It' Is The Documentary That'll Finally Open Your Eyes About Food Waste

Making a change starts with fully understanding the problem.<p><i>As part of HuffPost’s “</i><i>Reclaim</i><i>” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.</i><p>No matter how many times we write and read the startling statistics on food waste in …

How To Be A Writer: The Map Is the Territory

I was talking with a student who asked, “How did you get from here to there?” And I wanted to tell her because she was a good writer and a hard …

Parkour Runner Appears to Make Insane Leap Between Hong Kong Skyscrapers

For a team of gravity-defying parkour runners known as Storror, Hong Kong is one big playground.<p>In the latest gut-wrenching video uploaded on …

In Colombia, Preserving Songs That Tell Stories

Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez once said that <i>One Hundred Years of Solitude</i> was a 400-page Vallenato: a traditional music of Colombia's Caribbean coast. The songs are mini-epics, filled with local characters and poetry. It's a style that stretches back 200 years and is still thriving …

Notes for Young Writers

<i>The following advice was sent to the creative writing students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, following a series of talks Ms.</i> …

Writing

How confidence affects your creativity

So, two writers, being held back from writing by the same thing – confidence – but for entirely different reasons. Harvey because he lacks it, Jess because she has too much. It certainly doesn’t stop with our writing duo.<p>When we applied a similar questioning process to every writing personality in …

4. Sans Soleil (1983)

As far as documentaries are concerned, Sans Soleil is a true original.<p>It's hard to pin down what, exactly, Chris Marker's insanely creative motion …

Satire

A Cultural Travel Guide to Madrid

From essential museums and must-see art galleries to hidden Instagram-worthy gems, our guide to the elegant Spanish capital Francisco Goya, Diego Velázquez and Pablo Picasso all called home<p>Madrid locals have many names for a long walk. At night, it’s called la marcha, a heady parade through a …

Travel Guides

Urban Jungle: Photographing the sprawling metropolis of Hong Kong from above

Hong Kong is famous for its distinct urban skyline, comprised of towering skyscrapers and futuristic office blocks – some of the tallest in the …

The Storm of Creativity: Meditating, Not (Necessarily) Producing

[<i>This is a guest post by Janine Utell, who is a Professor of English at Widener University in Pennsylvania. She teaches composition and 19th and 20th</i> …

Zen and the Art of Early Childhood Education

“Early Childhood” is more than just a developmental stage or part of a job title. It is a leap of faith: that we are making a difference in the lives …

William Shakespeare

BBC Arts - Get Creative - In 2016 I'll get creative by... writing

In 2016 I'll get creative by... writing<p>A room of one's own?<p>Anstey's top tips for starting to write<p>Get Creative has asked published author and founder of champion Writing Matters, Anstey Spraggan, to share her top five tips for getting going on creative writing. Anstey’s novel When Ali Met Honour, …

Five Major Differences Between Writing Novels and Screenplays

<i>Rebecca Williams Spindler is a screenwriter, novelist, short story writer, and instructor of Young Adult fiction at University of Wisconsin-Madison</i> …

Deepak Chopra shares 4 ways to be mindful like the most successful people on earth

"They are machines. There is no difference between you and your computer," the award-winning author and physician told Business Insider this week while promoting the new documentary he's in, "Mindfulness: Be Happy Now."<p>To combat this, people can practice mindfulness, or the art of being present. …

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Great artists, writers and innovators may have "messier minds."<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly …

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On writing well: 9 celebrated authors’ insights

All fiction writers want to write well. Here are 9 famous authors on writing well and mastering the art of fiction:<b>Remember to write for yourself</b>It …

5 Practices for Nurturing Happiness -- Thich Nhat Hanh – Lion's Roar

Photo © Unified Buddhist Church.<p>The great Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh suffered a serious stroke in November of 2014. (You can contribute to his …

Mindfulness

Want to be happy? Slow down

In 1972, Matthieu Ricard had a promising career in biochemistry, trying to figure out the secrets of E. coli bacteria. A chance encounter with …

Meditation

Cheat Sheets For Writing Body Language

We are always told to use body language in our writing. Sometimes, it’s easier said than written. I created these cheat sheets to help you show a …

App creation tools for authors and illustrators...coming soon

When the iPad was released in April of 2010, intriguing book-based apps began appearing with movable elements. As Elizabeth O. Dulemba’s recent post …

Creative People Like You Designing Mobile Apps | Where your imagination becomes reality

The InteractBuilder Newsletter is here! <br>Latest news, tips, resources and more.<p>Build your own app.<br>No programming.<p>Build, Share and Publish Apps<br>No …

Interactive eBook Apps: The Reinvention of Reading and Interactivity

The invention of the tablet PC has created a new medium for book publishing. Interactive books are everywhere, and have revolutionized the way people …