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Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Google adds 'Theming' to Material Design to unify designs across applications<p>Google today announced several updates to Material Design, the company's visual design language and set of specifications for applications should look. While rumors persisted up to the event that …

Plot Outlining: Mapping the Journey

Writers have gotten a reputation of being a roguish band of disorganized dreamers who relish chaos, but that doesn’t really tell the whole story. The …

3 Exercise Moves for Stronger Knees

You can strengthen your knees with these simple moves<p>It seems counterintuitive, but these moves from Tim Hewett, Ph.D., director of The Ohio State University Sports Health & Performance Institute, ward off problems by strengthening muscles around the knee. Do three sets of 20 reps for each move.<p>1. …

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Why Now is the Best Time to be a Writer - Kristen Lamb

Those of you who follow my blog know that optimism IS my super-power. Yes, The Digital Age <i>can</i> be daunting. We are entering uncharted territories and …

What barriers are you using to block success?

Sometimes, we don’t even know we’re stuck.<p>We go about our days, leveraging and win-winning, shuttling kids back and forth to school and soccer, …

72 of the Best Quotes for Writers

A good writing quote can give me goosebumps.<p>For those days when the well is feeling dry and a tad echo-y, I keep a running list of my favorite …

How to Control Temperature with Indirect Cooking and The 2-Zone Setup for BBQ

The most essential concepts an outdoor cook needs to understand are the importance of temperature control, the differences between direct heat and …

10 Simple Habits to Help You to Write Your First Book

Want to write your first book? Here are ten habits which will make writing easier and help you to write a successful book.

Character-Driven Fiction Writing Prompts

Posted by Melissa Donovan on October 27, 2016 ·<p>Creative writing prompts for creating characters.<p>Most authors agree that fiction is primarily driven …

75 Books Every Writer Should Read

Whether you want to make writing your career or just want to know how to improve your writing so that you can pass your college courses, there is …

The Heart of Great Stories-How to Create Clear, Interesting Character OBJECTIVES - Kristen Lamb

Friday, we talked about how to create protagonists readers will love. James Scott Bell in his book <i>Plot & Structure</i> introduces what he calls the LOCK …

Common Writing Mistakes and How to Amend Them

It's possible that you've been making some mistakes in your writing but weren't aware that you were doing so. Here are a few of the most common …

Dash is a free coding course that'll teach you how to make CSS robots

General Assembly has launched a new online service that teaches basic web development for free, in your browser. It's called Dash, and it lets users learn how to use HTML, Javascript, and CSS by working through four projects of increasing difficulty.<p>As you progress through the projects — starting …

Four steps to create a great cover for your self-published book

Many good self-published books are let down by a poor cover design. How can you avoid this and make yours stand out from the crowd? Anna Lewis offers …

10 Techniques for More Precise Writing

<b>Randel Alleeon July 26, 2014 4:34 pm</b><p>This website is spot on. An excellent command of the language is crucial to concise writing. Synonyms exist, true …

20 Quotes Telling You What To Write About

You want to write, so you sit down to begin.<p>You stare at the blank page or screen. And stare. And stare.<p>After this happens a few times, you come to …

What J.K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith Can Teach Us About Author Platform

The literary world was shocked this past week by the revelation that J.K. Rowling, one of the most famous authors in the world, had written, sold, …

All the Feels: Getting Real about Writing Time

I recently had the following conversation at a writer's conference...<p><i>Attendee: So what do you do for work?</i><p><i>Me: Well, I'm a therapist for a public</i> …

Why Muscle Will Sore After Workout and Top 5 Tips To Minimize Muscle Soreness

You probably have feeling pain in your muscles after weight lifting at the gym. The soreness may take place right after your workout or several hours …

10 Ab Training Mistakes You Need To Stop Making!

The rise of the core has led to a profusion of misinformation and confusion. Eliminate the training flubs that keep your abs in the shadows!<p>"The …

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I Did a lecture for a Chicago Meetup.Com group recently. The topic was character development and I had a grand total of one hour on the subject. I …

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Ultralight Hiking Blog

By: Korrin L. Bishop I never got the hype. I never understood the point. I remember watching people hiking up Old Rag in Shenandoah National Park …

Networking Tips for Shy Authors

When it comes to meeting writers, publishers, editors, and agents, social media can be a great way to introduce yourself, but the strongest …

10 Techniques for Greater Creativity in Writing

Of the many brilliant things Albert Einstein discovered during his life, he also came to understand that “Creativity is knowing how to hide your …

3 Ways to Simplify Your Writing Life

Image courtesy deathtothestockphoto.com<p><i>This post is written by regular contributor Lydia Sharp.</i><p>Not one of us navigating this thing called authorhood …

6 Foods to Help You Lose Weight and Stay Full Longer

Shares 1K<p>by SkinnyMs.<p><b>Many women struggle with losing weight, even after taking all the right steps.</b> Eating clean and exercising can be frustrating if …

The Best Running Tips of All Time

We asked elite runners, coaches, doctors, and more to share their very best advice to help you run farther, faster, longer, and stronger<p>Many runners …

10 Things New Writers Need to Know

There’s only so long you can coast on that first burst of writerly inspiration. Then, if you’re serious about writing, reality sets in — and the work …