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Being a digital nomad means living out of hand luggage, being able to move freely around the world by becoming a global citizen and looking at life through a different window. This lifestyle will open different doors compared to a location grounded one. It’s a freedom lifestyle you can create, alternative for sure, rebellious to some, but it might just be the lifestyle you seek to have.
~DAVE BRETT, author of Digital Nomad: Work online, Travel the world, live a location independent lifestyle
Good storytelling is all about the big pieces: structure, character, theme. But good writing? That’s much more intricate, much more intimate. Good writing is about creating purposeful and interesting prose.
Slow Your Prose: 25 Tips on How New Authors Can Improve Their Craft
- Relating historical fiction characters to a contemporary audience, Writer’s Digest | Tweet
The playwright Lajos Egri once said, “living, vibrating human beings are still the secret and magic formula of great and enduring writing.” Nowhere is this more true than writing characters in historical fiction. The temptation is to make them static, to render them in tones of black and white. A heroic revolutionary or a brave pioneer. A rebellious slave. An evil Gestapo agent. Black and white types, not real people.
Writing Historical Fiction: Viewing the Past Through the Lens of the Present (Writing Lessons from the Front)
- Create a plot in 3 easy questions, The Plot line Hotline | Tweet
Rock Your Plot: A Simple System for Plotting Your Novel (Rock Your Writing Book 1)
- How to use subplots, Write Divas | Tweet
Subplots are secondary or side stories to the main plot of the story. By nature, they have less action, focus, and events that unfold than the main plot. In addition, subplots have a lower impact on the story and usually involve the secondary characters.
Between the Lines: Master the Subtle Elements of Fiction Writing
- 5 Tips for writing a treatment, Script Mag | Tweet
A treatment is a summary of what happens in your three act screenplay. It is useful to write a treatment for several reasons.
Write: Treatments To Sell: Create and Market Your Story Ideas to the Motion Picture and TV Industry
How much should I worry about budget when writing? and writing later in life, The Bitter Script Reader | Tweet
I’m confidently certain that it can happen to any screenwriter might get swept by the imagination he/she puts unto paper, but also understand that studios ultimately answer to what can be afforded, with X amount of blockbusters eating up studio funding.
- Ready for your close-up? What YouTube can do for writers, Publishing Perspectives | Tweet
Teymour Shahabi found motivation to write by posting videos about self-publishing on YouTube, which gave him both an education and “someone to write for.”
Market eBooks on YouTube! For those who Write, Sell, and Market eBooks
- 3 steps to developing a solid author brand, Nikki Woods | Tweet
Your author brand is determined by several things, including your writing voice, personality and the way you communicate visually on your website and social media profiles.
Build Your Author Platform: The New Rules: A Literary Agents Guide to Growing Your Audience in 14 Steps
- Bravery is a discipline, not a trait, Accidental Creative | Tweet
What comes to mind when you think about the bravest people you know? Is it raw strength? Ego? Fearlessness?
Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously
- The science of skipping breakfast: how government nutritionists may have gotten it wrong, The Washington Post | Tweet
Researchers at a New York City hospital several years ago conducted a test of the widely accepted notion that skipping breakfast can make you fat.
Only Fat People Skip Breakfast: The Refreshingly Different Diet Book
Don’t be surprised if you find yourself actually craving a giant kale salad after upping your exercise regimen.
- The three realities of Innovators, Psychology Today | Tweet
How do you build a bridge to a place that doesn’t yet exist?
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The rise of digital nomads are seeing a number of entrepreneurial hubs spring up across the world – but where are they and what do they tell us about modern business?
Digital Nomad: Work online, Travel the world, live a location independent lifestyle