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.
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.
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.
A treatment is a summary of what happens in your three act screenplay. It is useful to write a treatment for several reasons.
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.
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.”
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.
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What comes to mind when you think about the bravest people you know? Is it raw strength? Ego? Fearlessness?
- 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.
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Don’t be surprised if you find yourself actually craving a giant kale salad after upping your exercise regimen.
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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?