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Quote of the day
Sometimes you’re so tied up in your daily chores; you are ‘happily busy’, getting no spare or ‘me time’ and blame your workload for all the chaos in your life. A single decision can transform your life here–it can convert you from a non-productive, busy, irritated, stressed out individual to a happy, relatively relaxed, super productive powerhouse.
~DARRIN WIGGINS, author of Productivity: For The Perpetually Overwhelmed How To Take Action, Eliminate Being Lazy & Get Sh*t Done (How To Overcome Procrastination: Increase Productivity Book 1)
The Glorious Insanity That Is NaNoWriMo, Live Write Thrive | Tweet
Na-No-What-Mo? For the last seven years, from this month through November, I’ve been asked that question by friends and family not in the know. I then go on to explain the pleasure and the pain that is National Novel Writing Month.
Ready, Set, Novel!: A Workbook
- One Goal To Rule Them All – Five Things To Consider Before You Write An Epic Fantasy, Writers Write | Tweet
Epic fantasies are always cool. I love books with multiple plot lines and lots of characters and maps and new worlds and languages. But these aren’t easy to write.
The Writing of Middle Earth: How to write the script of the Hobbits, Dwarves and Elves
- Ten Techniques for Getting Tension on Every Page, Jody Hedlund | Tweet
Is it possible to keep our readers interested with every page they turn? Or will there be times in our stories when their attention will naturally lag?
Writing With Emotion, Tension, and Conflict: Techniques for Crafting an Expressive and Compelling Novel
- Is it possible to have a screenplay without a specific Antagonist character?, Go Into The Story | Tweet
I’m having trouble locating my antagonist and character goal in my character-driven movie. In “Juno”, her goal is to find suitable parents for her unborn baby, but who is the antagonist?
Character and Conflict: The Cornerstones of Screenwriting
- I published my book! Now what?, Books by women | Tweet
Once upon a time my writing life centered on writing, getting a short story published, writing another story, and so on. It went this way for decades.
Self-Publishing for Beginners: Self-Publishing Tips and Tricks for Starters (Publishing Methods, How to Publish, Publish a Book, Publishing Books, Self-Publishing, Self-Publishing Book)
How to Prioritize, Pursue Goals, and Focus When You Have Many Interests, Tiny Buddha | Tweet
Here is the six-step method I refined over the years. With it, I can indulge in many interests and still stay focused to get things done. It gives me quick results and is highly flexible.
Priorities Makeover: How to Get Your Priorities Straight and Get Important Things Done
Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances from dragging you down and killing your productivity?
Anger Management: The Ultimate Guide to Managing your Anger and Frustrations: (Anger, Anger Management, Relaxation, Happiness, Stress Free Life)
- Einstein’s secret of productivity, James Altucher | Tweet
A producer at [well known television show] said to me, “whatever you do – don’t ever ever say ‘I don’t know’. If you say that, we’ll never ask you back.”
Productivity: For The Perpetually Overwhelmed How To Take Action, Eliminate Being Lazy & Get Sh*t Done (How To Overcome Procrastination: Increase Productivity Book 1)
The Best Ways to Organize All Your Digital Photos, Fieldguide | Tweet
Thanks to digital photography, everyone has a camera in their pocket and pictures are now instantly accessible and shareable. The only drawback is the hassle of managing so many snaps and all the more apps and services that make it even more confusing. Here are the tools you need to know to bring order to your digital photography chaos.