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At Lackford Lakes with
Melissa Harrison 

At Lackford Lakes with<br/>Melissa Harrison  | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it

At Lackford Lakes with Melissa Harrison

Melissa Harrison is the author of three successful books: Clay, (2013), At Hawthorn Time, (2015) both published by Bloomsbury and Rain (2016), published by Faber and Faber. At Hawthorn Time was nominated in 2015 for the Costa Novel Award. She is also known as the Nature Notes column writer in The Times.

 
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The harlequin ladybird is a clever little devil

The harlequin ladybird is a clever little devil | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
Country diary: Wenlock Edge, Shropshire Used to control crop pests, this beetle also has a frightening appetite for other ladybirds and the eggs of butterflies
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How to Find New Content Ideas for Your Blog and Drive Traffic

How to Find New Content Ideas for Your Blog and Drive Traffic | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
You must publish thrilling content constantly to grow your blog. It requires interesting, trendy and intelligent ideas. So, how does one can come up with post
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How the City of Paris Preserves 13 Million Photographs | Conservation Lab | The Creators Project

How the City of Paris Preserves 13 Million Photographs | Conservation Lab | The Creators Project | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
The birthplace of photography hires a team of experts that specialize in everything from daguerreotypes to digital prints.
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How to Get Your Business on Snapchat in Four Steps : Social Media Examiner

How to Get Your Business on Snapchat in Four Steps : Social Media Examiner | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
Wondering how to get your business started on Snapchat? Discover a four-step plan to help ensure you'll get a significant return on your marketing efforts.
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Rescooped by Crossing Wild Pages from HERBACEOUS by Paul Evans is the first of a new series of books celebrating the very best in contemporary Nature Writing about the British Isles published by Little Toller Books
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Sabrina and the Fish of No Return, The River - BBC Radio 4 written and narrated by Paul Evans 

Sabrina and the Fish of No Return, The River - BBC Radio 4 written and narrated by Paul Evans  | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
Soul Estuary: The Mouth of the River

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18 of the Best Examples of Mobile Website Design

18 of the Best Examples of Mobile Website Design | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
Learn about what different companies are doing to show value on their mobile websites.
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Write research documents online, together. | Authorea

Write research documents online, together. | Authorea | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it

Collaborate on scientific articles, write student papers, share technical documents. Authorea is the online editor and word processor for scholars and researchers.

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Monstrous Thing

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Dark, dangerous, repulsive ...a being thrown up from the deep...a monstrous thing... paulevanswenlockedge.com/#!monstrous-th… #books pic.twitter.com/MRqXdXWKJD


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Storytelling: Let your lead be a flashlight, and 9 other ideas for focusing a story

Storytelling: Let your lead be a flashlight, and 9 other ideas for focusing a story | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it

 “Help! for Writers,” by Roy Peter Clark.

Excerpt:

Problem #7: I don’t know what my story is really about.

Solutions:

1. Limit the scope of the topic.

5. Make sure all the evidence in your story points to a single idea or conclusion.

9. List questions your story will answer for the reader.


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Simple, brief bullets to help the writer.

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The Line Between Fact and Fiction

The Line Between Fact and Fiction | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it

"For centuries writers of nonfiction have borrowed the tools of novelists to reveal truths that could be exposed and rendered in no better way. They place characters in scenes and settings, have them speak to each other in dialogue, reveal limited points of view, and move through time over conflicts and toward resolutions."

Written by @roypeterclark @poynter

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Creative Nonfiction "bridge(s) the gulf that often separates dry research from human narrative." (Reade, Johnsonian Gleanings)
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Adam Johnson wins National Book Award - Stanford University News

Adam Johnson wins National Book Award - Stanford University News | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
Stanford English professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Adam Johnson earns a 2015 National Book Award for Fortune Smiles, a collection of short stories.
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Book on race and police violence wins National Book Award for nonfiction - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Book on race and police violence wins National Book Award for nonfiction - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
NEW YORK -- "Between the World and Me," Ta-Nehisi Coates' brief, unflinching meditation on race and police violence, won the National Book Award for nonfiction on Wednesday night.
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Nature, Wildlife, Place & Travel Photography by Maria Nunzia @Varvera

Nature, Wildlife, Place & Travel Photography by Maria Nunzia @Varvera | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
Showcasing the work of Maria Nunzia @Varvera multi-media artist and photographer. Through photographic essays, reviews , video recordings and found stories.
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The bizarre stilt-walking shepherds of France's heathlands (Retronaut)

The bizarre stilt-walking shepherds of France's heathlands (Retronaut) | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
The shepherds of Landes could not only traverse the marshy terrain, they could run, hop and keep pace with a trotting horse.
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Destruction of cultural heritage on trial in Mali - SWI swissinfo.ch

Destruction of cultural heritage on trial in Mali - SWI swissinfo.ch | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
A trial with over destruction of cultural property in Mali gives the case symbolic significance.
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This country isn't just carbon neutral -- it's carbon negative

This country isn't just carbon neutral -- it's carbon negative | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
Deep in the Himalayas, on the border between China and India, lies the Kingdom of Bhutan, which has pledged to remain carbon neutral for all time.
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Travels in a bygone age in a poor alpine valley - SWI swissinfo.ch

Travels in a bygone age in a poor alpine valley - SWI swissinfo.ch | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
To make a living, Roberto Donetta worked as a travelling photographer and seed salesman. His images captured scenes in the Blenio valley whe
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What's New on my website, travel photography by Maria Nunzia, Caernarfon, Harlech, Hoo Peninsula and latest BBC Radio 4 Feature The River

What's New on my website, travel photography by Maria Nunzia, Caernarfon, Harlech, Hoo Peninsula and latest BBC Radio 4 Feature The River | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
Paul Evans Guardian Country Diary, books, writings,videos, poetry, BBC radio programmes and plays.

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Monstrous Thing

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An extract from Field Notes From The Edge by Paul Evans, published by Rider Books, 2015   "Something given up by the sea, hidden in swags of rope and kelp, was beyond redemption. Uncovered, it was like....."

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Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 39, Jorge Luis Borges

Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 39, Jorge Luis Borges | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it

The Paris Review is a literary magazine featuring original writing, art, and in-depth interviews with famous writers.

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Halo in the sky, a supernatural glow

Halo in the sky, a supernatural glow | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
Country Diary: Wenlock Edge, Shropshire I resisted the temptation to point at the sky and yell at people to kneel before the vision
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Starter storytelling tools for new journalists

Starter storytelling tools for new journalists | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it

One of the most common questions I get as a technical person in media from new journalists is, “What are your favorite storytelling tools?


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Keep your audience interested with storytelling tools like Storify, Google News Lab, Gifs, Autotune.

 

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The 100 Best Websites for Writers in 2016

The 100 Best Websites for Writers in 2016 | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
Kick your writing career into high gear with this year’s list of the best writing websites.
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Travel Writers' Secrets: Top Quebec City Travel Tips

Travel Writers' Secrets: Top Quebec City Travel Tips | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry | Scoop.it
Get ready and fasten your seatbelts! This summer, we took an Epic Canadian Road Trip, driving from our home in Kalamazoo, Michigan all the way out to St. John’s, Newfoundland (yes, a ferry was involved).
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