Category: Literature

Mountain Activities to Fulfill the Adventure in You

Jul 13 2016 | By: Larry Alton | 9 |
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Life should follow the attitude of “work hard, play hard”. Nobody should live their life slaving away at a job, or pouring blood, sweat and tears into something and not being allowed to enjoy themselves to the extent and beyond that they put themselves into

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New Author Spotlight NICOLE COLLET and Her Debut Novel Red

May 6 2016 | By: Tom George | 9 |
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A big congratulations to Nicole Collet our featured Spotlight new author on her new novel simply titled “Red”. Nicole is a Brazilian-born writer and translator with degrees in journalism and cultural management. She has edited and translated works by

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Do you need an access control system for your library?

Feb 3 2015 | By: Agnes Maryli.. | 0 |
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Do you need an access control system for your library?

A library is considered to be one of the key aspects of an educational institution. It is one of the best ways by which the students get an opportunity to grab all the necessary information that can be useful to them for their studies in addition to what is prescribed

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Cheap China Tours For a Celebratory Chinese New Year 2015

Jan 22 2015 | By: Michael Pier.. | 0 |
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Cheap China Tours For a Celebratory Chinese New Year 2015

Christmas has the monopoly on holidays in the Americas and Europe, but in China , there’s no bigger occasion than Chinese New Year, which, is now commonly referred to as Spring Festival. It’s also called Lunar New Year. The 4,000-year-old holiday is designed

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4 Major Differences Between Japanese Manga and American Comics

Dec 15 2014 | By: Daniel Clark | 0 |
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Japanese manga (comics) and American comics, though both are made to entertain their readers, they vastly differ from each other. The big difference is in their art style: Manga is much more stylized where American Comics are more realistic. Besides this, there

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Avoid These 15 Most Common Mistakes When Writing Your Novel

Jun 8 2014 | By: Tom George | 3 |
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Avoid These 15 Most Common Mistakes When Writing Your Novel

This is a great post from Harry Bingham, a crime novelist and founder of the Writers Workshop. Have you ever thought about writing that novel that has been floating around in your head for several years. I know I have. I cannot wait to one day finally be able

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A cup of creative writing

Mar 6 2014 | By: Alicia Jones | 0 |
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A cup of creative writing

The art of writing what you feel is creative writing. But then is it easy for everyone to write and express their feelings? Writing is an art, many have it as a genetic gift with a flare of expressing themselves. But there are many who have learned it through

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So You Must Write For A Living: Blog or Book?

Sep 27 2013 | By: Tom George | 0 |
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So You Must Write For A Living: Blog or Book?

So you must write for a living. Either you have a passion for it or you perhaps your job requires you do it. Writing can open many doors, but good writing takes practice. Just the other day while having lunch in an upscale restaurant I had a conversation with

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How Chris McCandless Died : The New Yorker

Sep 13 2013 | By: Blake Meredi.. | 0 |
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How Chris McCandless Died : The New Yorker

  “Into the Wild” was a 1996 nonfiction book that was later adapted into a movie in 2007. The book was written by Jon Krakauer and it was an expansion of a 9000 word article Krakauer had previously written. It was about Chris McCandless and his

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Book Review – Hosseini’s ‘And the Mountains Echoed’ brings new tears

May 28 2013 | By: Tom George | 0 |
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Book Review – Hosseini’s ‘And the Mountains Echoed’ brings new tears

My main goal in reading Khaled Hosseini’s new book, “And the Mountains Echoed,” was to avoid crying. I failed within the first 20 pages. And by the last page, I was bawling. So, yes, much like Hosseini’s earlier works, “The Kite Runner”

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What Is Good To Read Now On Amazon

Apr 2 2013 | By: Tom George | 0 |
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What Is Good To Read Now On Amazon

As Goodreads gets acquired by Amazon, its becoming clearer what people are reading. Amazon is the king of online booksellers and, by most accounts, the most feared player in publishing. Yet last week it shelled out a reported $150 million to buy up Goodreads,

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@jeffbullas A Smart Blogger or a Slick Marketer?

Feb 5 2013 | By: Lilach Bullo.. | 0 |
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@jeffbullas A Smart Blogger or a Slick Marketer?

I was delighted to have the opportunity to recently interview Jeff Bullas.   For years, he has been inspiring businesses and brands all over the world to start using social media and the web to their advantage.  I have been an avid reader of his blog , and his

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Claire Bulman | Girl role models that rock – Kids books

Jan 29 2013 | By: Lilach Bullo.. | 0 |
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Claire Bulman | Girl role models that rock – Kids books

Girl role models that rock – kids’ books for  go getting girls can be hard to find. Boy heroes crowd the shelves of our diminishing book shops.  Girls’ “adventure” stories have princesses waiting to be saved and pony detectives. Not every go getting

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So You Want To Be a Writer: Bukowski Debunks the “Tortured Genius” Myth of Creativity

Oct 20 2012 | By: Pat Novak | 0 |
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So You Want To Be a Writer: Bukowski Debunks the “Tortured Genius” Myth of Creativity

By Maria Popova “unless it comes unasked out of your heart and your mind and your mouth and your gut, don’t do it.” Why do writers — great writers — write? We’ve heard from George Oprwell, Joan Didion, and Susan Sontag. But one of the most poignant

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Saturday Night: 4 Free Kindle Books

Aug 26 2012 | By: Karla Campos | 0 |
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Saturday Night: 4 Free Kindle Books

See on Scoop.it – Internet Billboards Internet News Here is a collection of 4 Free Kindle Books that we hope you enjoy tonight! Though free at time of posting, prices may change at any time. Please verify that the “Kindle Price” is $0.00. See on www.pixelofink.com Tags:

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Handmade masks in Le Marche keep alive a 500-year-old theatrical tradition

Aug 23 2012 | By: Mariano Pall.. | 0 |
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Handmade masks in Le Marche keep alive a 500-year-old theatrical tradition

  Federico Gargagliano  is a master leather mask maker in the Commedia Dell’Arte art form. Gargagliano and his partner, Alessandra Ceccarelli, produce one-of-a-kind, hand-made leather masks under their company name, Fa Maschere. They also put the masks

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Authors: Promotion does not work for you? Maybe that’s because you are doing it wrong!

Aug 16 2012 | By: Cendrine Mar.. | 0 |
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Authors: Promotion does not work for you? Maybe that’s because you are doing it wrong!

See on Scoop.it – Tips and Resources for Independent Artists Today, I read an excellent article by Renee Pawlish. In Indie Authors – To Promote Or Not To Promote, she talks about how challenging promotion can be for authors. The two resources that she

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10 Quintessentially American Novels – Flavorwire

Jul 6 2012 | By: Tom George | 0 |
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10 Quintessentially American Novels – Flavorwire

See on Scoop.it – Read Ye, Read Ye Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill… See on www.flavorwire.com 0

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Why fiction is good for you – The Boston Globe

Apr 29 2012 | By: Tom George | 0 |
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Why fiction is good for you – The Boston Globe

See on Scoop.it – internetbillboards Is fiction good for us? We spend huge chunks of our lives immersed in novels, films, TV shows, and other forms of fiction. Some see this as a positive thing, arguing that made-up stories cultivate our mental and moral

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Convert your eBook to the Kindle format with Calibre

Apr 27 2012 | By: Cendrine Mar.. | 0 |
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Convert your eBook to the Kindle format with Calibre

See on Scoop.it – Tips and Resources for Independent Artists After the release of my latest eBook, The Little Big eBook on Blogging: 40 Traffic Generation Tips, a lot of people asked me if I could make it available in the Kindle format. I did some research

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