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7 Tips On Writing A Conclusion That Works

In the sea of content, competing for the attention of your audience, your blog needs to sizzle with personality in order to stand out and make a …

ObamaCare at 4: Stem of thorns

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Elites don't grasp communities' strengths

The moment you enter the Elks Club in Pittsburgh's old Allegheny section, you get a sense that all is right with the world, at least on “Banjo Night.”<p>…

'Progressivism' incarnate: Failure's record

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Pittsburgh

The ol' switcheroo

Despite millions of dollars spent on implementation, four state health exchanges are even more screwed up than the federal HealthCare.gov website. So …

Health Care

The Four Levels of Readings Every Student should Know about

March , 2014<br>Reading is a search for meaning, and this meaning can be found only through intelligent and mindful reading. In their classic book " How …

Getting Started With Blogging: 16 Resources to Boost Your Blog

Shares 6K<p>Are you a business owner or professional with something to say?<p>Do you want to be considered an expert in your field?<p>Whether you are a …

10 Best Things About Being A Writer

Today I’m lifting the lid on the best things about being a writer. Well, the best things from my perspective, anyway 😉 If you’ve ever dreamed about …

Ten Tips for Writing a Short Story

By Lyn Horner<p>I’m a regular follower of the <i>Western Romance Writers Please Post Here #2</i> discussion on Amazon’s Meet Our Authors forum. In late 2013, …

Publishers read bottom lines, not books. - Caleb and Linda Pirtle

These things were obvious.<p>Traditional New York publishers had good authors.<p>But there are a lot of really good indie authors.<p>Traditional publishers …

Stephen King’s Top 20 Rules for Writers

In one of my favorite Stephen King interviews, for <i>The Atlantic</i>, he talks at length about the vital importance of a good opening line. “There are all …

'Un-American'? That's Harry Reid, the Senate's lowly smear artist

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Pittsburgh

Another EPA crock: Sulfur silliness

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Pittsburgh

Common Core: Garbage in, garbage out

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Pittsburgh

10 Must-Read Books for March

As we hopefully begin to thaw out from what has been a very long winter, March offers up enough great books to help us get through what should be …

Books

Rein in the IRS by de-clubbing the thugs

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Pittsburgh

The EPA the Supreme Court: Time for a slap

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Pittsburgh

Shrink the Army: It's a perilous pivot

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Pittsburgh

The climate question: Alarmists in panic

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Educational technology reshapes classrooms

Gone are the days when students sat in neat rows of desks all day while a teacher lectured at the chalk board.<p>Today, you're more likely to see …

Education Technology

The CBO exposes the fallacies of hiking the minimum wage

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Call tower simulators: Liberty vs. security

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Surveillance

VW the UAW: Winners whiners

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Pittsburgh

Common core: Common crud

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Pittsburgh

'Climate change': Politics over science

President Obama has adamantly declared that man-made “climate change” is a “fact.” But however much he likes his “fact,” he can't keep it.<p>Consider …

Pittsburgh

U.S. to Karzai: 'Nuts!'

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Pittsburgh

PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 17, 2014

This week, a retelling of Sleeping Beauty, true crime that calls to mind "In Cold Blood," and a massive engineering mistake.<p><i>While Beauty Slept</i> by …

The debt ceiling: Boehner's genius

Conservative groups aplenty are aghast that House Speaker John Boehner gave up the fight for spending cuts in return for raising the U.S. debt …

How Writing a Picture Book Can Help with Writing a Novel

<i>by Orly Konig-Lopez</i><p>Last month Sharla Rae wrote about switching genres. She’s a historical romance writer and has decided to take the leap into a …