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How to write a novel this year: 'I'm surprised at how much time I find'

It is liberating and terrifying to write whatever comes into my head. The following morning, I read over it: it’s full of cliches<p>• From being happier to quitting sugar – how to achieve your goal<p>Ambition, people say, is an itch, begging to be realised. I’ve been intending to write a book for a …

Mind

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

27 Brilliant New Books You Need To Read This Winter

Recommended reading from January to March. UK release dates.

Books

27 High-Protein Breakfasts for When You're Sick of Just Eggs

The only healthy meal plan you need this year

Breakfast:<p>Sweet-potato fritters with poached eggs and avocado<p><b>Alice Liveing says:</b> “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s important …

Good Charts

Publication Date: <b>May 17, 2016</b><p>A good visualization can communicate the nature and potential impact of information and ideas more powerfully than any other form of communication. For a long time "dataviz" was left to specialists--data scientists and professional designers. No longer. A new generation …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status

With this list, you'll feel like you can dominate the Trivial Pursuit literature section.<p><i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann,</b> …

How the blockchain will radically transform the economy | Bettina Warburg

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Serious photographers know that even the best camera phones can't compete with a DSLR. Provided you know how to use one, that is. The myriad knobs, …

Easy DIY projects for kid engineers | Fawn Qiu

Red Wine Brownies with Drunken Cranberries

<i>Wine brownies are an incredibly decadent and delicious adults-only dessert! This rich, fudgy brownie recipe for red wine brownies is the best way to</i> …

Fish in Foil Packets = Super Excellent Weeknight Dinner

The halibut is flaky and delicious, but we're here for the spicy butter<p>If your experience cooking fish so far in life has been traumatic—dry-as-a-dish-towel salmon, flavorless tilapia, burnt frozen fish sticks—this recipe is going to change everything. It's really hard to mess up, because these …

A Household Spending Plan to Save for Retirement

“I’m Too Busy to Plan for Retirement”<p>Like all of us, you’re busy. Retirement is a fuzzy, distant event that has nothing to do with shuttling the kids …

Retirement Planning

Nanowrimo Prep: The Index Card Method and Story Structure Grid

THE INDEX CARD METHOD<br>by Alexandra Sokoloff<br>It's just half a month to Nanowrimo. Are you REALLY ready to write?<br>If you're not 100% sure what your story …

Reasons I Am Politely Declining to Attend Your Child’s Birthday Party

It is difficult for me to refrain from making helicopter noises around your friends and their kids.<p>My feelings are always clear from my face, I do not like any Disney princesses, and I’ve been listening to “Lemonade” a lot lately.<p>I cannot guarantee that after three glasses of wine I won’t begin …

Want to Raise a Trail-Blazing Daughter? Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Do These 7 Things

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has a few words of advice for you.<p>Ruth Bader Ginsburg is perhaps an unlikely rock star: an 83-year-old U.S. Supreme Court justice who was described as "dour," "quiet and reserved," and a "late-blooming feminist" when she was nominated to the court in …

How to make a week's worth of bento box lunches in one hour

When you're a kid, you don't want to eat the lunch your parents packed for you, and when you're an adult, it seems so much easier to grab an overpriced deli sandwich or struggle through whatever's left in the fridge than to sit down to a balanced meal. You can't win. Or can you?<p>Bento box-style …

6 Nutritionists Share Their Go-To Healthy Lunches for Insanely Busy Days

Bring on the two-minute burrito bowl.<p>“Lunch is my favorite meal of the day,” said no one ever—well, no one with a hectic workweek, anyway. When noon hits and you’ve got a to-do list longer than a <i>Real Housewives</i> finale, finding something inspiring to eat feels like another daunting task. So we often …

This Company Wants You to Stop Making Terrible Charts in Excel

Melanie Perkins, CEO of Canva, a company that makes online graphic design tools, wants her to software to “power the modern workforce.” But what she really wants is for people to stop making ugly graphics.<p>That’s why the company is debuting Canva for Charts, a simple tool to turn columns of data …

Infographics

The lost art of reading

Sometime late last year -- I don't remember when, exactly -- I noticed I was having trouble sitting down to read. That's a problem if you do what I do, but it's an even bigger problem if you're the kind of person I am. Since I discovered reading, I've always been surrounded by stacks of books. I …

Philip Roth

How Millennials faked the food movement

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME that you found yourself chatting with your friends about a meal? Yesterday? 10 minutes ago? Now, when was the last time you …

10 inspiring female writers you need to read

As a response to Gay Talese’s failure to name any inspirational female writers, we asked our readers to explain why and how these authors changed their lives<p>It is hard to believe that this piece is still necessary. We long for the day when we don’t have to single out authors – or anyone of any walk …

Books

These 1-Pot Pasta Recipes Are the Answer to Quick and Easy Dinner

Does dinner get any easier than one-pot pasta? When you need to throw dinner together in a matter of minutes, turn to any of these 27 recipes where every single thing is cooked in the same pot as the pasta. There's sure to be a recipe that speaks to you, from one-pot tomato basil pasta to one-pot …

Recipes

Meet the Healthier Version of Your Favorite Sandwich

Cheese is one of those things that no one should live without. If it was up to me, I would re-write the food pyramid with cheese at the top :) Today we have updated our favorite sandwich — grilled cheese — for those who are carb conscious or gluten-free. It’s simple, tasty, and makes for the …

grilled cheese

Skip the Midmorning Sugar Crash and Eat 1 of These 30+ Low-Sugar Breakfasts

I don't know how people do it: munching on sugary doughnuts, chocolate-filled croissants, or slices of banana bread. Starting off the day with that …

7 Portable Snacks for Healthier Midday Munching

When a midday snack attack strikes, be prepared with good-for-you treats—both sweet and salty. Sure, it might be easy to satisfy between-meal …

simplicity is love

We are each in different stages of life and simplifying looks different depending on life stages and lifestyles. Finding your own way is the best …

This Simple Plugin Lets You Post to Instagram Directly from Lightroom

Instagram may be seeing a big dip in engagement, but plenty of photographers still rely on the service to bring in business. Now, thanks to the …