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Picked fresh daily: writing craft, artsy-fartsy, TRAVEL, photography craft, inspiration, advice, and sometimes just funny.
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Six Effective Ways to Inspire Yourself

Six Effective Ways to Inspire Yourself | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Don’t you hate the feeling that you get when you stare at your blank computer screen or your fresh piece of paper, your hands above the keyboard, your pencil hovering above the paper, and you don’t...
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Seeking the Write Life: The Best of 2012 (aka "Oh, How You Loved the Inessential Penis")

Seeking the Write Life: The Best of 2012 (aka "Oh, How You Loved the Inessential Penis") | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
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Visions of the Jinn: A Visual History of Arabian Nights

Visions of the Jinn: A Visual History of Arabian Nights | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
From Aladdin to Lewis Carroll, or what Buddhist deities have to do with understanding the Middle East.

Among 2011's best sort-of-children
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kseniaanske - Blog - If I die tomorrow, I'LL DIE HAPPY...

kseniaanske - Blog - If I die tomorrow, I'LL DIE HAPPY... | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Photo by Kyle Thompson

Crying like a baby. My life is accomplished. If I die tomorrow, I'll die...
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Oh, My Hand: Complaints Medieval Monks Scribbled in the Margins of Illuminated Manuscripts

Oh, My Hand: Complaints Medieval Monks Scribbled in the Margins of Illuminated Manuscripts | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
"Thank God, it will soon be dark."

The history of bookmaking hasn't been without its challenges, but never was its craft as painstaking a
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A Christmas Stocking of Writing Tips from Chuck Palahniuk

A Christmas Stocking of Writing Tips from Chuck Palahniuk | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Chuck Palahniuk  is an American novelist and freelance journalist who describes his work as transgressional fiction. He is best known as the author of the award-winning novel  Fight Club , which also was made into a feature film.
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Sexy Phrases For In And Out Of The Bedroom

By Sharla Rae Put on the sexy music [See Fae Rowan’s blog on Music As Writing Inspiration. ] I’m giving you the sister blog to my Sensual Word Menu, Sexy Phrases For In And Out Of The Bedroom. Many...
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Writer Unboxed » Tormented by Toothless Writing Goals? Try These Tools

Writer Unboxed » Tormented by Toothless Writing Goals? Try These Tools | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Writer Unboxed about the craft and business of fiction
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Inhale suffering, exhale compassion. A meditation.

Inhale suffering, exhale compassion. A meditation. | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
It’s time to reprise this post on Tonglen meditation. For healing sorrows. For giving when you don’t know what to give. For now. Please read. And breathe. ...
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Montaigne on Death and the Art of Living

Montaigne on Death and the Art of Living | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
"To lament that we shall not be alive a hundred years hence, is the same folly as to be sorry we were not alive a hundred years ago."

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Guest Star; Angela Quarles

Guest Star; Angela Quarles | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it

The Case for an Awesome Title: Why It’s Important and How to Come Up With One Thank you, Jillian...

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100 Ideas That Changed Photography

100 Ideas That Changed Photography | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
From the camera obscura to the iPhone, or why photography is an art of continuous reinvention.

Earlier this year, British publisher Laure
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John Cleese on the 5 Factors to Make Your Life More Creative

John Cleese on the 5 Factors to Make Your Life More Creative | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
"Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating."

Much has been said about how creativity works, its secrets, its origins, and what
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Why Some Blog Writers Become Incredibly Popular and You Can, Too.

Why Some Blog Writers Become Incredibly Popular and You Can, Too. | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
There's a certain magic some bloggers have which makes them become popular.
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Author, Jody Hedlund: Ten Techniques for Getting Tension on Every Page

Author, Jody Hedlund: Ten Techniques for Getting Tension on Every Page | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
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From Mark Twain to Ray Bradbury, Iconic Writers on Truth vs. Fiction

From Mark Twain to Ray Bradbury, Iconic Writers on Truth vs. Fiction | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Why art exists, or what a stage magician can teach us about the fine points of literary make-believe.

Famous writers have previously shar
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Lewis Hyde on Work vs. Labor and the Pace of Creativity

Lewis Hyde on Work vs. Labor and the Pace of Creativity | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
On the osmosis of willful intention and flow.

David Foster Wallace famously said, “No one who is invested in any kind of art can read The Gift and remain unchanged.”
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How to add jeopardy to your story before the main conflict starts

How to add jeopardy to your story before the main conflict starts | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Jeopardy is a sense of instability – and a powerful way to hook the reader. Often, writers are gearing up to reveal a big threat in the meat of the story, but fail to give us enough in the ea...
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How to Keep Readers Interested | The Editor's Blog

How to Keep Readers Interested | The Editor's Blog | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Know how to keep readers interested in your story by stirring their curiosity. Use the rules of dramatic structure to keep the reader's attention.
"Make sure that each scene leaves readers wanting more. Don’t allow readers any moment without some uncertainty or question or puzzle."
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Beta Readers – Why You Want Them, Why You Need Them

Beta Readers – Why You Want Them, Why You Need Them | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Beta readers bumped my manuscript from okay to publishable. What did these beta readers do?
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