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the growroom: IKEA open sources spherical garden feb 21, 2017 the growroom: IKEA's innovation lab open sources flat-pack garden in october 2016, space10, IKEA’s external innovation hub, launched the growroom — a spherical structure that enables people to grow their own food in a local and sustainable manner. soon afterwards, people from around the world contacted the company with requests to buy or exhibit the scheme. however, the team believed that shipping the design large distances didn’t align with the organization’s desire to promote local food production. ‘the growroom’ is a spherical structure that enables people to grow their own foodimage by alona vibe (also main image) the design has now been open sourced image by alona vibe ‘traditional farming takes up a lot of space, but the growroom has a small spatial footprint as you grow vertically,’ explains space10, who developed the design alongside architects sine lindholm and mads-ulrik husum. image by sine lindholm and mads-ulrik husum Save philip stevens I designboom

Write or Die 2 Story Starters, Creative Writing Ideas for Fiction Looking for story starters and creative writing ideas? You've just struck gold. Here you'll find an endless supply of inspiration. Bye-bye, Writer's Block. Take a moment to bookmark this page so that you can find it again whenever you need new ideas. Also be sure to check out our free 3-day online creative writing course, Endless Story Ideas, which will show you techniques to come up with new fiction ideas whenever you need them. Do you like this page? Story Starters Not sure what to write about? Or get started with these Ideas for Characters, Ideas for Plots, and "What If" Story Starters. Find out about two magic phrases that make it easy to come up with great story ideas. Get 20 ideas that answer the question, "What happens next?" Browse Story Prompts About Obsessions, Life Changes, Talents, Travel, Relationships, Secrets and Habits. Use our fun Story Ideas Kit to create mix-and-match story plots. If you're looking for more detailed creative writing ideas, read on. And... Break it down

25 Unique Places to Find Story Ideas 25 Unique Places to Find Story Ideas by Michelle Giles Return to Fiction Tips & Techniques · Print-Friendly Version Writers always say they get their ideas from "everywhere." You may ask, what exactly is everywhere? Stories can be created from a simple thought, a word, a headline; even a line from a song can inspire your creativity and motivate you to write. If you're having trouble coming up with that perfect story idea, here's a list of 25 unusual places that can spark your imagination: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. Remember, it doesn't matter how you find your story idea, only that you find it. Find Out More... Five Unusual Places to Look for Article Ideas, by Chryselle D'Silva Dias Story-Starters: Ten Ways to Jump-Start Your Plot - Anne M. Stuck in the Middle of Your Story?

The Brainstormer - The Brainstormer by Andrew Bosley The Brainstormer9/16/13: Brainstormer Facebook Page Read reviews of the app and see what others are doing with the Brainstormer! Visit, "like it", and pass it along! 9/16/13: More wheels! When I was in school at SJSU, studying visual development and illustration, I was always trying to give myself little concept projects to keep myself sharp and thinking. A 12-Day Plan of Simple Writing Exercises It’s the perfect time to restart your engine and get back into writing. Here, I offer up a 12-day plan of simple writing exercises to help you keep your creative juices flowing without eating up too much of your time. Follow this plan and in less than half a month, you’ll not only be impressed with what you’ve accomplished, but you may also have something worth publishing. The 12-Day Plan of Simple Writing Exercises Day 1: Write 10 potential book titles of books you’d like to write. Day 2: Create a character with personality traits of someone you love, but the physical characteristics of someone you don’t care for. Day 3: Write a setting based on the most beautiful place you’ve ever seen. Day 4: Write a letter to an agent telling her how wonderful you are. Day 5: Write a 20-line poem about a memorable moment in your life. Day 6: Select a book on your shelf and pick two chapters at random. Day 7: Write a letter to yourself telling you what you need to improve in the coming 6 months. Brian A.

102 Resources for Fiction Writing « Here to Create UPDATE 1/10: Dead links removed, new links added, as well as Revision and Tools and Software sections. Are you still stuck for ideas for National Novel Writing Month? Or are you working on a novel at a more leisurely pace? Here are 102 resources on Character, Point of View, Dialogue, Plot, Conflict, Structure, Outlining, Setting, and World Building, plus some links to generate Ideas and Inspiration. 10 Days of Character Building Name Generators Name Playground The Universal Mary Sue Litmus Test Priming the idea pump (A character checklist shamlessly lifted from acting) How to Create a Character Seven Common Character Types Handling a Cast of Thousands – Part I: Getting to Know Your Characters It’s Not What They Say . . . Establishing the Right Point of View: How to Avoid “Stepping Out of Character” How to Start Writing in the Third Person Web Resources for Developing Characters What are the Sixteen Master Archetypes? Building Fictional Characters Fiction Writer’s Character Chart Speaking of Dialogue

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