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6 MBA Students Share Their Tips for Making the Most of Business School

Thousands of students are starting their first day of business school over the next few weeks, beginning the arduous journey to an MBA.<p>Every b-school …

College & University

The next Fallout game might be played on a table, not a PC or console

A Fallout-themed Monopoly is in the works and it's "coming soon," according to the official Fallout Twitter account.<p>A Bethesda spokesperson confirmed the tweet this morning and said to expect more information on the set soon-ish.<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is due out Nov. 10 for PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox …

The Terrific ‘Super Mario Maker’ Teased Me Into Making My Own Game, But It Went Terribly

Nintendo's new create-your-own-levels tool kit is so easy to use I assumed I could transfer my skills elsewhere. But, nope.<p><i>Super Mario Bros.</i> was the first game I ever played. Not the original on the NES, rather the remade version for the Super Nintendo's <i>Super Mario All-Stars</i>. On that little …

Retrogaming

Microsoft releases free computer science curriculum for new developers | On MSFT

It may be surprising to some, but many people are only interested in computers as a consumption device rather than a tool; for example preferring to …

Discover These 4 Freelance Mistakes That Are Costing You Clients and Cash - Elna Cain

You can’t seem to figure it out:<p>You’re pitching daily, marketing your latest blog post on social media and you’re even approaching your clients for …

How To Write a Book

Unorthodox Advice From Someone Currently Attempting to Write a Book<p><b>First, start by telling everyone you know that you are writing a book.</b><p>So what if …

Career or Calling? Thoughts on the Writing Life

Wild dreams….<p>A long-awaited milestone, such as the publication of a novel, brings both joy and reflection. Mine, Our Orbit, was published last month …

Savemoney

The Magic of Writing a Book in a Week

When I was young, I asked a ton of questions as I tried to understand how things work. I still do. It's why I'm an analyst during the day. It has …

10 Useful Tools Every Writer Should Know About

As a writer you have an extremely difficult job. You must communicate a message in every article, whilst also appeasing the varying whims of clients …

The Real Trick to Brilliant Writing

You know what makes for brilliant writing?Not <i>what</i> you say, but <i>the way you say it.</i>The execution. The way you jockey your message onto a page.There are …

Ballet

Don’t Make These Mistakes that First-Time Self-Published Authors Make

At Bibliocrunch, I get a lot of authors coming to me for self-publishing advice. Over the last four years we’ve been in business, these are some of …

Write 40+ books in your lifetime using Anthony Trollope’s 15-minute daily routine

Beginning with his first novel in 1847, Anthony Trollope wrote at an incredible pace. Over the next 38 years, he published 47 novels, 18 works of non-fiction, 12 short stories, two plays, and an assortment of articles and letters.<p>Trollope achieved his incredible productivity by writing in 15-minute …

Time Management

6 Things for Children to Understand About Writing and 4 Ways to Help Them Get Started

“Are you excited about all the writing you’ll do this summer?” I asked my exuberant Inktopia Kids summer writing campers. It was the last day of a …

Who Is Your Audience in Writing

If you haven’t figured out your audience in writing, you’re going to fail.Is Stephen King’s audience children?Is the Los Angeles Times’ audience …

Creative Writing
Young-Adult Fiction
Young-Adult Fiction

Suffering Doubts About Your Writing? Four Time-Tested Tips to Help You in Your Darkest Hours

As I raced through the grocery store last Saturday, I ran into another writer, someone I've seen at occasional parties. "Wow," she said. "I see you already have another book out. Good for you!"<p>Yes, good for me, I thought grimly, as we said goodbye. Good, except that I'll probably never write …

Writing

Blog! It may win you a book contract

In the face of rejection, blog. This is the mantra for aspiring writers in the city, given the disappointments they face while approaching …

I Vomited 126,868 Words: My First Step In Writing A Book

Writing is like vomiting, I learned: Just get it all out, and don't worry about what comes out. I needed a lot of words for my first book, Burn Zones.<p>Once I stopped worrying about crafting a masterpiece by getting every single word just right, writing became a lot easier. The masterpiece is crafted …

Writing

Five Ways To Kick-Start Your New Short Story

Short Story Day Africa is on 21 June – the shortest day of the year. To celebrate, Anthony Ehlers has written this post. <br>There’s nothing more …

Creative Writing

How Writing Daily will Positively Influence Your Life

Today I begin presenting the winners of the “How Writing Has Positively Influenced YOUR Life” writing contest with 3rd place, by Cole Nemeth. Thank …

How to edit your novel: 8 simple steps

Learning how to edit your novel before a professional editor even sees it is smart. When there are fewer minor errors, a hired editor can focus on …

Writing

Is Your Idea a Short Story or Novel?

Not counting my childhood Young Authors books (for a hilarious selection of those click here), I have written only one short story: a grim ghost tale …

7 Lessons You Need to Learn When Writing Your Book

Ever wanted to write a book? Do you have an unfinished opus about your expertise sitting on your laptop? How about the next Harry Potter or crime thriller?<p>When I was six, I wrote an elaborate children's story about a family of mice who vacation at Disneyworld. I detailed their quaint village, their …

Writing

How to Find an Agent: The Book Doctors and Andy Ross

The Book Doctors first met Andy Ross at Cody's Books, which was one of the most influential bookstores on the West Coast, smack dab in the middle of Telegraph Avenue in book-crazy Berkeley, California. In fact David did his first professional book reading at Cody when his first memoir <i>Chicken</i> came …

Writing

The best iPad apps for finding free WiFi

If you like to find more free WiFi signals for your iOS device, then check out our list of the best iPad apps for finding free WiFi.<p>This app will …