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How to work your imagination:<p>Dismantle your box.<br>• Push yourself.<br>• Risk everything.<p>Everyone lives inside a box they’ve built for themselves. I know a lot …

Creative Writing

3 Ways To Write A Better Sex Scene

Image: Matthew Loffhagen<p>Shares 68<p>Sex scenes have a variety of uses in story telling – they can be the emotional climax of a central story or subplot, …

Creative Writing

What They Don’t Tell You About Self-Publishing

Releasing your book is only half the battle<p>Since releasing my book in December, the most common questions I’ve been getting asked aren’t about the …

Writing

'Black Panther' is loaded with Easter eggs you probably missed. Here they are.

<b>Excited for Black Panther? So are we. Which is why we're rolling out obsessive coverage with</b> <b>Black Panther Week</b><b>.</b><p>How many did you catch? How many did …

Marvel Universe

Robert Mueller just made it impossible for Trump to call the special counsel probe a 'total hoax'

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Friday afternoon, the Justice Department announced that special counsel Robert Mueller had indicted 13 Russian nationals for their roles in attempted meddling in the 2016 election.<p>Most of these people do not live in the United States, and you can bet your bottom dollar that Russia won't …

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The Greatest Crime Novelists on Their Favorite Crime Novels Ever

Who better to ask for book recommendations than some of the best people in the game? GQ asked our favorite crime writers to tell us about the books that have haunted them, inspired them, and made their own work a little more thrilling. Their answers run the gamut from canonical classics to lesser …

Books

Feingold to Speaker Ryan: “Have you no shame”

Ari Melber<p>Liz Plank: New book by Michael Cohen will be a love-letter to Trump<p>08:08<p>Dem Rep: Nunes helped Trump obstruct Mueller probe<p>07:46<p>Trump Intel …

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Why you should write for 182 days

Photo by Patrick Fore on Unsplash<i>Writing is many things to a lot of people.</i>Well, to me it was once something that I found really difficult to do and …

Writing

'Black Panther' is one of Marvel’s best movies but it still fails to do one thing most superhero movies don’t have the guts to do

<b>Warning: There are major spoilers ahead for "Black Panther."</b><p>"Black Panther" is a near-perfect movie from Marvel. Michael B. Jordan outperforms Chadwick Boseman as one of Marvel's best villains since Loki and the women of the movie steal the show.<p>But there's one thing I can't shake about the movie …

Marvel Universe

Don’t look to Trump for leadership after the Florida school shooting

They say there’s no one more optimistic than an American teenager. But now we’re teaching them how to save their lives from a gunman<p>This is no time to talk politics, we’re told by gun-loving conservatives.<p>This is a time for prayers, we’re told by Donald Trump.<p>“There really are no words,” we’re told …

Guns

The White House cries crocodile tears over 'due process'

The concept of ‘innocent until proven guilty’ only matters to men like Trump when the accused are his white male friends alleged to have abused women<p>In a fascinating 180-degree turn, Donald Trump is suddenly concerned with due process and the presumption of innocence.<p>“Peoples lives are being …

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Free Designer Checklists To See Your Projects Through From A To Z

Video screenshot via Process Street<p><b>Even if</b> you work most productively under pressure, it’s important to stay collected by keeping your work processes …

Project Management

How to Develop Story Ideas Into Amazing Stories

I often hear practicing writers ask, “What if I can’t think of anything to write about?” Sometimes they even have notebooks full of observations, but …

Creative Writing

101 Places to Find Freelance Writing Jobs

Freelance writing is no more lucrative than ever but at least it's getting easier to find work.<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re an expert looking to make some extra cash or are a full-time journalist or blogger, there’s never been …

Employment

Stop trying to ‘be original’ and strive to be prolific instead

So what are we learning from all this? Mainly, that that creative geniuses aren’t born creative geniuses.<p>Of course, there’s a role for natural talent but the very process of writing, painting, inventing and sculpting – <i>and doing so in volume</i> – helps you become better and more original in your …

Creativity

26 Of The Most Inspirational Lines In Literature

"Not all who wander are lost." – J. R. R. Tolkien<p><b>1.</b> “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”<p>– Oscar Wilde, <i>Lady Windermere's Fan</i><p>Submitted by Gina Clark, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”<p>– L.M. Montgomery, <i>Anne of</i> …

Fiction Writing Contests Worth Your Time (April, May, June Edition)

We’re so pleased to introduce Art Klepchukov to the community today, along with a new potential series on CONTESTS for fiction writers!<i>Art writes</i> …

Creative Writing

This Crazy Gorgeous Font Evolves As You Type With It

Oh, and it's inspired by cockroaches.<p>This being a digital age, our lives are suffused with fonts. Just about every word we read is set in a font crafted by an artist, a team of them, or even multiple generations of designers. But for the non-graphic designers among us, who mostly interact with font …

FBI asked Justice Department to refute Trump's wiretapping claim

<b>(CNN) —</b> The FBI asked the Justice Department on Saturday to refute President Donald Trump's assertion that President Barack Obama ordered the wiretapping of Trump's phones last year, two sources with knowledge of the situation told CNN.<p>The FBI made the request because such wiretapping would be …

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Apple Has a Redesigned Fingerprint ID Solution For the iPhone 8

Apple is set to feature its own in-house developed integrated fingerprint ID technology in the OLED version of its next iPhone, according to a new report out on Friday.<p>Apple's upcoming "iPhone 8" is expected to feature a virtual home button embedded in the display, but questions persist over the …

Mobile Technology

ABC reporter delivers pointed declaration to Trump: We will 'pursue the truth' even if we must endure your 'wrath'

ABC<p>ABC White House reporter Jonathan Karl closed a show on Sunday with a declaration: Reporters will keep doing their jobs despite President Donald Trump's declaration that news outlets were "the enemy of the American people."<p>Filling in for George Stephanopoulos on "This Week," the ABC reporter …

This press conference is proof Donald Trump will never be presidential

Trump spent his first solo press conference as president berating the press and dodging any serious questions – and none of it is ever going to be normal<p>It was an exhausting 77-minute extravaganza, and any five-minute segment would have been enough to make front-page headlines around the world.<p>For …

How to improve anything you write in 2 minutes

Following are the simplest tips I can give you to easily — and forever — improve the quality of your writing.<p>Delete the word "that"<p>The word "that" can be removed from your writing at least 90% of the time, and it will instantly make your sentence stronger.<p><b>Example:</b> "You believe that I'm lying, but …

Marketing

Federal appeals court rules 3 to 0 against Trump on travel ban

A federal appeals panel has maintained the freeze on President Trump’s controversial immigration order, meaning previously barred refugees and citizens from seven majority-Muslim countries can continue entering the United States.<p>In a unanimous 29-page opinion, three judges from the U.S. Court of …

Immigration

Trump says his critics ‘pull out the racist card’

President Trump accused television pundits and other critics of playing "the racist card" when they characterize him or his policies as anti-Muslim or anti-black.<p>Fox News Channel personality Bill O'Reilly asked Trump in an interview that aired Tuesday night whether his feelings are hurt when …

Donald Trump

McCain rebuffs White House's call for apology over Yemen raid

The White House and Sen. John McCain are feuding over the Trump administration’s characterization of a recent raid that resulted in the death of a Navy SEAL.<p>White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday described the intelligence-gathering raid targeting al Qaeda militants in Yemen as “a …

Donald Trump

Million-name petition urges Senate to deny Jeff Sessions confirmation

Trump’s pick for attorney general ‘entirely unfit’ say activists, with NAACP president calling Alabama senator’s nomination ‘deeply troubling’<p>Civil rights activists have made a probably doomed last-ditch effort to prevent the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as Donald Trump’s attorney general, as the …

Pope repeats 'bridges not walls' after Trump travel ban

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis repeated his appeal for people to build bridges of understanding, not walls as he marked a feast day of a Sudanese immigrant amid a global uproar over the Trump administration's attempts to impose a travel ban on seven mostly Muslim countries.<p>The pope didn't refer …

Christianity

Weinstein Co sued for $15m over releases of The Founder and Gold

Distribution backer Speedee alleges Matthew McConaughey money drama Gold came out too close to McDonald’s entrepreneur biopic starring Michael Keaton<p>The financial backers of the McDonald’s biopic The Founder have launched legal action against the film’s US distributors the Weinstein Company, …

Trump slams the courts, his court nominee hits back

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's extended criticism of the judiciary prompted a rebuke Wednesday from his nominee for the Supreme Court, who told a senator that the president's comments were "demoralizing and disheartening."<p>Judge Neil Gorsuch, who was nominated by Trump to the nation's …

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