Creative Writing These OWL resources will help you with the basics of creative writing. This section includes resources on writing poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Fiction Writing Basics This resource discusses some terms and techniques that are useful to the beginning and intermediate fiction writer, and to instructors who are teaching fiction at these levels. ITIL® - What is ITIL? ITIL is the most widely adopted approach for IT Service Management in the world. It provides a practical, no-nonsense framework for identifying, planning, delivering and supporting IT services to the business. ITIL: Overview and Benefits ITIL advocates that IT services must be aligned to the needs of the business and underpin the core business processes. It provides guidance to organizations on how to use IT as a tool to facilitate business change, transformation and growth. The ITIL best practices are currently detailed within five core publications which provide a systematic and professional approach to the management of IT services, enabling organizations to deliver appropriate services and continually ensure they are meeting business goals and delivering benefits.
The Popul Vuh, by Lewis Spence Sacred-texts Native American Excerpt from: The Mythic and Heroic Sagas of the Kichés of Central America By Lewis Spence Published by David Nutt, at the Sign of the Phoenix, Long Acre, London Art Library — UW Libraries UW Art Library's Tumblr - New! Latest artist: Wilmer Wilson IV Come check out our new Art Library blog! On it, we focus on interesting artists, art news, articles, new books, exciting websites, and other art resources you might find interesting. The UW Art Library inspires art!
The Online Books Page: Search Examples: Entering austen, jane in the Author field finds books by Jane Austen. Entering Baum in the Author field and and oz in the Title field finds L. 12 Useful Websites to Improve Your Writing by Johnny Webber 1. Words-to-Use.com – A different kind of thesaurus. 2. The World Wide Web Library Directory Currently indexing over 8800 libraries and library-related Web sites in 130 countries. This site contains no ads, and is not built from a database that will only allow you to view one listing at a time. And while you're at it, check out the related site: The Great Library Card Collection Here's a blast from the past. The directory as it looked in 1995!
Free Textbooks Internet Library Editorial Economic Wellbeing Recent economic history helps figure out what workers can expect concerning future their economic wellbeing. New Normal #1 was the high profits and wages made possible by WW 2 generated savings and pent-up consumer demand plus a lack of meaningful foreign competition. Its demise began in 1973 as business faced added pressure created by OPEC oil embargos soon to be enhanced by increased Asian competition. The Internet Can Cultivate Writing. Good Writing. Image from LoadingArtist.com Almost anyone who cares about language and knows about or uses the Internet has been guilty at one time or another of demonizing the world wide web for its effects on the English language. “The Internet makes it easy for people, including professional writers, to publish writing publicly without editing.” “The Internet encourages casual writing and doesn’t reinforce proper writing skills.”
The Country of the Blind by H.G. Wells Three hundred miles and more from Chimborazo, one hundred from the snows of Cotopaxi, in the wildest wastes of Ecuador's Andes, there lies that mysterious mountain valley, cut off from all the world of men, the Country of the Blind. Long years ago that valley lay so far open to the world that men might come at last through frightful gorges and over an icy pass into its equable meadows, and thither indeed men came, a family or so of Peruvian half-breeds fleeing from the lust and tyranny of an evil Spanish ruler. Then came the stupendous outbreak of Mindobamba, when it was night in Quito for seventeen days, and the water was boiling at Yaguachi and all the fish floating dying even as far as Guayaquil; everywhere along the Pacific slopes there were land-slips and swift thawings and sudden floods, and one whole side of the old Arauca crest slipped and came down in thunder, and cut off the Country of the Blind for ever from the exploring feet of men.
How to Make Beta Reading Work for Us (Note: I just finished a brutal two-week revision under deadline, so rather than staying up until 4 a.m. (again), I’m recycling this guest post I wrote a couple of years ago for Anne R. Allen’s blog. I hope you enjoy!) Working class literature - reading guide Libcom.org's reading guide on literature with a focus on work and accurate representations of working class life, culture and resistance to power. American Alfred Bester The Stars My Destination - In a world where transportation is possible with a thought, prisoners break free, economies crash and the slums emptied. Gully Foyle is marooned in space with a material that could destroy the universe. He has to give it away, but to who?