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Do Not Read Your Child’s Diary

When our children are young, we are privy to many of their innermost thoughts. In fact, it’s not unusual for a preschool-aged child to verbalize nearly every thought in real time, a sort of running dialogue of what is happening inside their brain—which can be both endearing and exhausting. At a certain point, though,…Read more… […]

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Do Not Read Your Child’s Diary

When our children are young, we are privy to many of their innermost thoughts. In fact, it’s not unusual for a preschool-aged child to verbalize nearly every thought in real time, a sort of running dialogue of what is happening inside their brain—which can be both endearing and exhausting. At a certain point, though,…Read more… […]

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How to Write a Book in 30 Days, With Author Grant Faulkner

This week we’re learning how to crank out that book you’ve been meaning to write in a mere 30 days, with author Grant Faulkner. Grant is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo) and author of the book, Pep Talks for Writers: 52 Insights and Actions to Boost Your Creative Mojo. Listen […]

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How to Spark Your Creativity When You’re in a Rut

A global pandemic likely qualifies as one of the worst possible settings for honing creativity. Contrary to what the boldest of us may have claimed in the early weeks of COVID-19, more time doesn’t equal more inspiration. We’re tired, overwhelmed, and unmotivated, all peppered with random shocks of anxiety. At least I…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Ashly Burch On Finding Success In Both Writing And Acting

Do you remember your first job? The one where you got your foot in the door and found the motivation to prove yourself? Ashly Burch had two of those jobs: voicing Tiny Tina in Borderlands 2, and writing for a little show called Adventure Time. Currently, she flexes both these talents in the Apple TV […]

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Ashly Burch On Finding Success In Both Writing And Acting

Do you remember your first job? The one where you got your foot in the door and found the motivation to prove yourself? Ashly Burch had two of those jobs: voicing Tiny Tina in Borderlands 2, and writing for a little show called Adventure Time. Currently, she flexes both these talents in the Apple TV […]

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Start Preparing for NaNoWriMo Now

Even under normal circumstances, early planning for major events is critical to their success. This year, of course, we are in far from ordinary circumstances, which makes it that much more important for writers to begin planning for National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo, for short—NaNo, for even shorter) right…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Start Preparing for NaNoWriMo Now

Even under normal circumstances, early planning for major events is critical to their success. This year, of course, we are in far from ordinary circumstances, which makes it that much more important for writers to begin planning for National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo, for short—NaNo, for even shorter) right…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Start Preparing for NaNoWriMo Now

Even under normal circumstances, early planning for major events is critical to their success. This year, of course, we are in far from ordinary circumstances, which makes it that much more important for writers to begin planning for National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo, for short—NaNo, for even shorter) right…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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New History Novel Somehow Includes Breath Of The Wild Recipe

A Traveler at the Gates of Wisdom is the latest historical novel from Irish author John Boyne (The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas). Telling tales from across the breadth of human history, it deals with a lot of stuff that was real and actually happened, as well as some stuff that has only happened if […]

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New History Novel Somehow Includes Breath Of The Wild Recipe

A Traveler at the Gates of Wisdom is the latest historical novel from Irish author John Boyne (The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas). Telling tales from across the breadth of human history, it deals with a lot of stuff that was real and actually happened, as well as some stuff that has only happened if […]

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How to Follow Up on a Job Interview (Without Being Annoying)

Interviewing for a potential job is stress-inducing enough itself, without even considering the whole follow-up process. What if you think it went well but you don’t hear back from anyone? Sometimes this is a sign of bad news, and sometimes it isn’t. You want to follow up and find out what’s going on, but you […]

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