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James Kavanaugh (1928 - 2009) James Kavanaugh, Best Selling Poet/author and Former Rebel Priest, is dead at 81 James Kavanaugh, a former Catholic priest whose books started a revolution in the American Catholic Church and whose poetry books sold millions of copies, died in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Tuesday, December 29, 2009.

James Kavanaugh (1928 - 2009)

He was 81 and lived his last years in his hometown of Kalamazoo. Mr. Kavanaugh burst onto the American literary scene in 1967 with the publication of his passionate cry for reform in A Modern Priest Looks at His Outdated Church. This runaway best seller rocked the Roman Catholic establishment and the New York Times called it “a personal cry of anguish that goes to the heart of the troubles plaguing the Catholic Church.” In a writing career that spanned forty years, Mr. Mr. A Modern Priest Looks at His Outdated Church and Mr.

Boarding in a decrepit New York City residence hotel and “Feasting on bagels, peanut butter and cheese whiz,” Mr. Helps you remember what's happened in your life.

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Mots que j'm... It Figures - Figures of Speech. Wikihow : 4 Ways to Write an Autobiography. Edit Article Edited by Treasure Chest Products, Jack Herrick, Brett, Sondra C and 104 others Mapping Out Your LifeCrafting a NarrativeEditing and Polishing the BookPublishing Your Story What's your story?

Wikihow : 4 Ways to Write an Autobiography

Anyone who has lived a full life has something fascinating to share with the world. The trick to writing an autobiography is to treat it like any good story: it should have a protagonist (you), a central conflict, and a cast of fascinating characters to keep people engaged. Ad Steps Method 1 of 4: Mapping Out Your Life 1Write out your life timeline. Method 2 of 4: Crafting a Narrative 1Create an overarching plot. Surreal Storytelling Illustrations by Andrew Ferez. Moscow-based Russian illustrator Andrew Ferez, aka 25kartinok, creates surreal scenes, each with their own fantastical narratives, that seamlessly merge various opposing elements.

Surreal Storytelling Illustrations by Andrew Ferez

Digitally drawing his elaborate renderings, Ferez's work has a dark, fantasy-driven appeal. The digital artist manages to incorporate the human face into several areas of his works in creative ways. Whether multiple faces are fused with a crumbling city, facial features are protruding from urban architecture, or a woman's contemplative expression is formed out of the branches and leaves of a golden tree, Ferez does a brilliant job of fusing two normally separate entities. Even a giant typewriter integrated into a cathedral is in one of the artist's illustrations, making for a unique perspective of each component. Though they clearly don't belong to one another in the real world, there's something visually appealing about their combination that, for a second, looks right.

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Draft. Write Better. Grammar & Punctuation. Online Etymology Dictionary (OED) TRANSLATION - tools. Explaining vs. Storytelling for Startups. Seattle investor and “startup guy” Chris Devore recently wrote about four categories of effort that will help founders show that their startup is growing and healthy.

Explaining vs. Storytelling for Startups

There are four important categories of effort that every startup team needs to keep in mind. Too much -- or too little -- weight in any one of these areas can lead to disaster when it comes time to raise the next round: The first three categories are: ProductSales / Distribution Recruiting All important points, but it’s the fourth point that I find most interesting: Storytelling Devore writes: It may seem odd to rank this skill up there with the others listed above, but I'm convinced it rates equally among winning startups.

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Lightning Bug. How to Write a Television Pilot. Plain Language - Clear Communication: An NIH Health Literacy Initiative. Introduction to Plain Language at NIH Plain language is grammatically correct language that includes complete sentence structure and accurate word usage.

Plain language is not unprofessional writing or a method of "dumbing down" or "talking down" to the reader. Writing that is clear and to the point helps improve communication and takes less time to read and understand. Clear writing tells the reader exactly what the reader needs to know without using unnecessary words or expressions. Communicating clearly is its own reward and saves time and money. Plain Language Act President Barack Obama signed the Plain Writing Act of 2010 (H.R. 946/Public Law 111-274) on October 13, 2010. Part of the NIH mission is to reach all Americans with health information they can use and to communicate in a way that helps people to easily understand research results. Celebrating Plain Language at NIH Plain Language/Clear Communications Awards Program Tips for Using Plain Language: 1. Writing Worth Reading. Take typing lessons, test your typing speed and practice typing for free!

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