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Free Stock Photos: 74 Best Sites To Find Awesome Free Images. Looking for the perfect stock photo for your blog or website?

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How to Convert an Image of Text into an Editable Google Doc. Burning Incense Is Psychoactive: New Class Of Antidepressants Might Be Right Under Our Noses. Religious leaders have contended for millennia that burning incense is good for the soul.

Burning Incense Is Psychoactive: New Class Of Antidepressants Might Be Right Under Our Noses

Now, biologists have learned that it is good for our brains too. An international team of scientists, including researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, describe how burning frankincense (resin from the Boswellia plant) activates poorly understood ion channels in the brain to alleviate anxiety or depression. This suggests that an entirely new class of depression and anxiety drugs might be right under our noses.

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Video/audio editing and downloading. A Pencil Carrier that Straps to Your Arm and Sketchbook = The Arm-Adillo. How to Use Flex Nibs - Vintage Fountain Pens, Flexible Nibs, Super Flex Nibs, Wet Noodles, and Penmanship. A Writer's Guide to Horses. An Equestrian Writer’s Guide by Susan F.

A Writer's Guide to Horses

Craft In this motorized era the majority of humanity suffers from equestrian amnesia. Consequently finding correct facts about horses, saddles, distances, etc. is increasingly difficult, which explains why the LRG-AF routinely receives requests from authors in desperate need of truthful equestrian knowledge which they can incorporate into their work. To help encourage equestrian literary accuracy the Long Riders’ Guild Academic Foundation commissioned the creation of the most precise and detailed Equestrian Writer’s Guide ever created. Thoughts on equestrian writing by Long Rider authors. Writing With a Glass Dip Pen - ASMR. A Detailed Introduction to Using Dip Pens. Fiction Writing. Ultimate writing resource list. Useful websites for writing. Useful programmes to download. 9 Tricks to Make Your Dialogue More Organic.

Flirting and Writing Good Dialogue. I love exposition: flowing sentences, tight action, enveloping description.

Flirting and Writing Good Dialogue

Prose is great. But for the past couple of weeks, I’ve been wondering what makes dialogue tick. Well-written dialogue is not conversation. Have you ever listened to the way people speak? Our conversations (regardless of our erudition) are almost always inane. Writing Dialogue with Game It’s a great feeling when our game is on, and every exchange is tantalizing, enticing, teasing, and provocative. Functional versus Emotional Dialogue Good dialogue works the same way. Writing The Perfect Scene: Advanced Fiction Writing Tips. Having trouble making the scenes in your novel work their magic?

Writing The Perfect Scene: Advanced Fiction Writing Tips

In this article, I’ll show you how to write the “perfect” scene. Maybe you think it’s impossible to write the perfect scene. How to Organize and Develop Ideas for Your Novel. What if you have so many ideas for your novel that the idea of an outline completely overwhelms you?

How to Organize and Develop Ideas for Your Novel

It’s good writing practice to keep a notebook or paper close by so that you can jot down ideas for your story as they arise—but when the result is a growing pile of mismatched odds and ends, how do you organize those ideas into some sort of coherent outline that will guide your writing? Or, conversely, what if you have a central idea for your story, but are unsure of where to go from there? Believe it or not, I’ve found the key to getting started from both of these situations can lie in the same simple method of creating scene cards.

Writing Tips for Fiction Writers. Effectively Outlining Your Plot by Lee Masterson Have you ever had an idea for a novel, and then just sat down and began writing without knowing exactly where the story was going?

Writing Tips for Fiction Writers

It happens to everyone at some point, but most people begin to realize that the events in your plotline get confused, or forgotten in the the thrill of writing an exciting scene. There are those who continue to write on, regardless, fixing any discrepancies as they work, or (worse!) Those who do not check that events are properly tied in place to bring their stories to a satisfying conclusion. And then there are those writers who believe that creating a plot-outline is tantamount to "destroying the natural creative process".

Whichever type of writer you are, creating a simple, inelegant outline to follow s not the same thing as already writing the story, and it could save you an enormous amount of time and rewriting later. A Simple Novel Outline – 9 questions for 25 chapters « H.E. Roulo. Just as every tree is different but still recognizably a tree, every story is different but contains elements that make it a story.

A Simple Novel Outline – 9 questions for 25 chapters « H.E. Roulo

By defining those before you begin you clarify the scope of your work, identify your themes, and create the story you meant to write. At Norwescon 2011 I sat in on a session called Outline Your Novel in 90-minutes led by Mark Teppo. I’ll give you the brief, readable, synthesized version. Answer 9 questions and create 25 chapter titles and you’re there. Here are the 9 questions to create a novel: 1.) 2.) 3.) 4.) 10 hints for index cards. Easy Novel Outline – Free Writing Lessons and Worksheets. Here you'll find easy novel outline techniques to plan your book step by step, along with worksheets for planning characters and scenes.

Easy Novel Outline – Free Writing Lessons and Worksheets

This is just one of many pages on this website with creative writing worksheets and advice. At the bottom, you'll find links to related pages on how to write a novel. 10 Modern Must-Read Sci-Fi Masterpieces. Any discussion of science fiction invariably begins and ends with the masters of the genre. Jules Verne, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, Phillip K. Dick, Arthur C. Clarke, Ray Bradbury, H.G. Wells, Frank Herbert, Jerry Pournelle and so on. People didn’t suddenly stop writing science fiction novels in 1980. Science fiction. Great Science-Fiction & Fantasy Works: Overlooked Gems.

Great Science-Fiction& Fantasy Works science-fiction & fantasy literature:a critical list with discussions "He went to a high glazed bookcase full of vellum-backed volumes; from where he stood Prospero could read titles like Aristotelis Opera and Mysterium Cosmographicum.

Great Science-Fiction & Fantasy Works: Overlooked Gems

Standing on a cane-bottomed chair, the man lifted down from the top of the case a huge untitled volume with the Seal of Solomon stamped on the side. " --The Face in the Frost, John Bellairs.