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Things Writers Should Stop Doing. I read this cool article last week — “30 Things To Stop Doing To Yourself” — and I thought, hey, heeeey, that’s interesting.

Things Writers Should Stop Doing

Writing Fiction. There are more than a few writers and teachers out there, many of them orders of magnitude more famous than I am (not hard to do), who don’t like to compartmentalize or even attempt to define the sequential parts and essential milestones of a story’s plot structure.

Writing Fiction

Too formulaic, they say. Takes the fun and creativity out of it, they claim. Artful Storytelling. Common Mistakes. Wouldn’t it be great if nobody ever needed an editor?

Common Mistakes

If all of our stories and novels appeared in readers’ minds just as beautifully and vividly and succinctly they do in our own? Wouldn’t it be great if the story we think we’ve told were, in fact, the story we’ve told? There are more aspiring writers producing more manuscripts now than ever before history, and the writing-advice industry is keeping stride with totally conflicting instructions. Creative Writing Help & Inspiration. Open Education Resources. Social media 101. Networking Academy. - Welcome. - America's Only Humor Site.

Is That St. Vincent? Coldplay's Game of Thrones: The Musical (Full 12-minute version) Select Language. Google. 5 Surprisingly Basic Things That Are Depriving You Of Sleep. Sleep deprivation is literally killing us.

5 Surprisingly Basic Things That Are Depriving You Of Sleep

Some of the reasons for it are obvious and completely our own fault (basically, sleep is boring and staying up late is fun as hell), but even when you buckle down to try to get your eight hours a night, you'll find it isn't easy. The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise) 6 Video Games That Are Taking Forever to Come Out.

Making video games is many things, but easy isn’t one of them.

6 Video Games That Are Taking Forever to Come Out

Depending on the scope of the project, a single game can take hundreds of people several years to build. And with fickle markets and studios losing funding, even after a game is announced, there’s no guarantee it will ever see the light of day. But some games capture the imaginations of gamers more than others, and sometimes those games seem like they’ll never come out. Here are six games that have either been announced or strongly implied, games that people are chomping at the bit to play — games we’ve been waiting on for a very long time. Source: Ubisoft 6. The original Beyond Good & Evil came out in 2003. The game was originally planned to be the first installment of a trilogy, but poor sales put a wrench in those gears. Somewhere I Have Never Traveled (Third Sound Remix) by E. Catherine Tobler. In the still of the night, there is the voice.

Somewhere I Have Never Traveled (Third Sound Remix) by E. Catherine Tobler

Am I awake? Album Reviews. Why Do People Get Angry when Hungry? : LIFE. Design Lab - Create Your Own T-shirts Online. "Blind Spot" by Tanaz Bhathena — Origins. The woman who split my parents into separate rooms two months ago lived in a small apartment building with latticed grills on the windows.

"Blind Spot" by Tanaz Bhathena — Origins

Amazon. From Wolfram MathWorld. In general, an icosahedron is a 20-faced polyhedron (where icos- derives from the Greek word for "twenty" and -hedron comes from the Indo-European word for "seat").

from Wolfram MathWorld

Examples illustrated above include the decagonal dipyramid, elongated triangular gyrobicupola (Johnson solid. Broken Pencil Magazine. Learn. Scripting. Yahoo - login. Your Guide To PAX East 2015's Amazing Indies - Features - Login. EGYPTIENS. This Is The True Size Of Africa. How large is Africa compared to the United States, or Western Europe?

This Is The True Size Of Africa

Most inhabitants of the latter places might guess it is a little larger, but few would have any idea of the scale of the difference. This has led German graphics designer Kai Krause to produce this map to shake people's perceptions a little. Kai Krause. Click to view larger. Any attempt to map a spherical planet onto a flat map will involve distortions of size, shape or both. Strebe via Wikimedia commons. Trunk Show. Fire Flies. The Do' Seller (Bamboo Fishing Traps) Title Fight. Arcadian Oasis. Snow Bird. House Of Sand. Nat Geo Photo Contest 2011. National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30.

Nat Geo Photo Contest 2011

For the past nine weeks, the society has been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2011 for display here on In Focus. Gathered below are 45 images from the three categories of People, Places, and Nature, with captions written by the individual photographers. [45 photos] Sunset Cheetah Walk. Fire Flies. Home On The Water.

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