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Creative & inspirational quotes & thoughts {Part 7} Posted on November 25, 2011 in Creative If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed or follow us on Facebook or Twitter . Thanks for visiting! Rate this Post (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5) Loading ... So... Check this out on our Partner Network Roleplaying Tips for game masters for all role-playing systems Roleplaying Tips Weekly E-Zine Issue #467 Contents: This Week's Tips Summarized Long Story Arcs - 3 Tips On How To Finish Long Story Arcs - 3 Tips On How To Finish Getting Your Family to RPG Game Master Tips & Tricks Summarized New GM Advice @ Johnn Four's GM Guide Books Zombie Murder Mystery - Just in time for Halloween Have the time of your life while PCs struggle to hold on to theirs. Zombie Murder Mystery is a party game of who-done-it with a zombie infestation twist. One player is the evil necromancer. Zombie Murder Mystery (Disclaimer: affiliate link) Return to Contents A Brief Word From Johnn A Bit Late This Issue I just returned last night from a visit with my parents in Comox, British Columbia. I took a flight to get there and back, and I always aim for a window seat. I was at airports for a few hours all told this weekend, and as always I had my notebook with me. Hopefully you enjoy the tips this issue. Back Up Your Game Data Just a quick callout to backup your game data.

25 Beautifully Illustrated Thought-Provoking Questions A question that makes you think is worth asking… At the cusp of a new day, week, month, or year, most of us take a little time to reflect on our lives by looking back over the past and ahead into the future. We ponder the successes, failures and standout events that are slowly scripting our life’s story. This process of self reflection helps us maintain a conscious awareness of where we’ve been and where we intend to go. If you would like to maximize the benefits of self reflection, our new sister site, Thought Questions, is for you. Remember, these questions have no right or wrong answers. Here’s a sample of 25 recent thought questions posted on the site: Thought Questions is updated daily. Title photo by: Oberazzi For all other photo credits please refer to Related 6 Questions that Will Save Your Relationships When you don't ask sincere questions and talk it out, there's a lot of important stuff that ends up never getting said. May 21, 2014 In "Life" July 24, 2008

CBG Wiki - The CBG Wiki News on the CBG Wiki New Updates - Minor updates to individual projects can be found on this page. May 23rd 2011 The wiki's image uploading problems are ongoing. We have diagnosed exactly what is going wrong, but, unfortunately, it isn't anything that we can fix ourselves. The hosting provider will have to be involved. February 8th 2011 The CBG is currently engaged in a game of Lexicon. 11 April 2009 This is a very important announcement. Yesterday, ten new accounts signed up to the wiki, none of which (as far as I can tell), are members of the CBG. 15 March 2009 Phoenix has created a new ranking system for the CBG for all our favorite books, games, movies, etcetera. 21 January 2009 Wow, first news in over half a year. 14 June 2008 After much discussion on the nature of whether or not to use a CCL on the site, and what type of license to use if we didn't choose a CCL, a decision has finally been made. 11 June 2008 I have implemented a new user welcome message. 29 May 2008 28 May 2008 26 May 2008

Water Quotes and Sayings: Sea, Lakes, Ocean, Rivers, Wells Related Quotes Swimming Weather Environment Fishing Nature We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. ~Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732 Pure water is the world's first and foremost medicine. ~Slovakian Proverb A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable. A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. The sea pronounces something, over and over, in a hoarse whisper; I cannot quite make it out. The true peace of God begins at any spot a thousand miles from the nearest land. Never a ship sails out of the bay But carries my heart as a stowaway. Water flows uphill towards money. I believe that water is the only drink for a wise man. The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea. Filthy water cannot be washed. Every time we walk along a beach some ancient urge disturbs us so that we find ourselves shedding shoes and garments or scavenging among seaweed and whitened timbers like the homesick refugees of a long war.

A quick overview of the Hero's Journey Planning out a novel? Be sure to join my newsletter for a FREE plotting/revision roadmap, and check out the full series on plotting novels in a free PDF! Over the last two weeks, we’ve looked at two plotting methods. One helped us parse our story into parts, the other helped us grow it from an idea. But a weakness of both is that neither really tells us what kind of events we need in a story—especially in the sagging middle. The Hero’s Journey is based on the universal archetype work of Carl Jung, as applied by Joseph Campbell. I first learned about the hero’s journey in high school. Ahem. The Hero’s Journey The story begins in The Ordinary World. Then comes the Call to Adventure. Normally, the hero isn’t interested. Fear doesn’t have to be the only reason for refusal—he may also have noble reasons, or perhaps other characters are preventing him from leaving (on purpose or inadvertently). Sometimes it takes a mentor to get the hero on the right path. The Ordeal. What do you think?

Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein [Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the Internet in e-mail, so I decided to put it on my web page. I'm afraid I can't vouch for its authenticity, tell you where it came from, who compiled the list, who Kevin Harris is, or anything like that. Still, the quotes are interesting and enlightening.] "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. Copyright: Kevin Harris 1995 (may be freely distributed with this acknowledgement)

The Reject Files: You All Meet in a Tavern... by David Morgan-Mar. "You all meet in a tavern..." How many campaigns have begun with these immortal words? Probably too many. Characters meeting for the first time at the beginning of a story is a classic device in literature, cinema, and television. Either way, a campaign has to begin somehow, usually by gathering the PCs together and giving them a common goal. The PCs are members of a trade caravan. Home | DM's GURPS Page

Best Quotes of All Time It’s been three years since we shared our original list of some of the best quotes of all time, and we felt it was a good time for an update. We’ve added another 25 quotes for you. But these aren’t just any quotes. These are quotes designed to inspire. I know quotes researched online often come in slightly different variations, so if you’ve heard another version of one of these, please share it with us in the comments. Here are our 25 new additions for our list of the best quotes of all time, including some submitted by our readers in response to the original list of best quotes, which you can still find below. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” – Les Brown “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” – Napoleon Hill “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” – Colin R. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain “Have the courage to say no.