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Picked fresh daily: writing craft, artsy-fartsy, TRAVEL, photography craft, inspiration, advice, and sometimes just funny.
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Amelia Earhart on Marriage

Amelia Earhart on Marriage | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
"I cannot guarantee to endure at all times the confinements of even an attractive cage."

Charles Darwin gleefully weighed the pros and co
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The Best Art Books of 2012

The Best Art Books of 2012 | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
From Indian folklore to Paris vs. NYC, by way of Japanese Wonderland and 80 years of loving of dogs.

After last week's look at the best s
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People Say the Darndest Things to Writers — Fiction Notes

People Say the Darndest Things to Writers — Fiction Notes | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
The things people say to writers are crazy. Insulting. Funny. Heartwarming.
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Why Your Story Shouldn’t Be Too Tidy

Why Your Story Shouldn’t Be Too Tidy | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Today’s post is written by Dr John Yeoman. Why do silly things happen? Why hiccups? Why, when you find a discarded shoe by the roadside, is it only ever one shoe? Savants lust to describe the...
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Could one second a day change your life? Here's how! - Time to Write

Could one second a day change your life? Here's how! - Time to Write | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
On February 20, 2011, Cesar Kuriyama had a kind of crazy idea: he would videotape a moment from each day of his life, pick one second from the day's footage, and put them all together into a montage that would...
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Cutting the Fat from Your WIP by Gina Conroy | Mystery Writing is Murder

Cutting the Fat from Your WIP by Gina Conroy | Mystery Writing is Murder | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
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How to Write a Life Plan

How to Write a Life Plan | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
A life plan is a detailed description of your decisions, intentions, hopes and dreams for your future. Writing a life plan may be an assignment for school, a personal development program, or just an activity you are initiating to improve...
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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, December 14, 2012 11:21 AM

Writing a writer's life plan just might help you get started on the path to the kind of writing life you want.

Lynnette Van Dyke's curator insight, January 8, 2013 9:41 PM

Writing a writer's life plan just might help you get started on the path to the kind of writing life you want.

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Fiction Is About Facing Problems

Fiction Is About Facing Problems | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it

One of the main tenets of writing story is to make the reader as the question: What happens next?

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10 ideas for blog posts to write before the end of the year

10 ideas for blog posts to write before the end of the year | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
During the holidays, blogging can become a chore. These quick-hit posts will leave readers happy, and you with time for everything else in your life.
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Formulating a Clear Vision for Your Writing Career | Live Write Thrive

Formulating a Clear Vision for Your Writing Career | Live Write Thrive | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Insights, inspiration, and practical advice for writers...
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Are Book Trailers Dead?

by Laura Drake My debut book will be out in May, so promo is at the top of my mind lately. When I brought up the idea of doing a book trailer with some of my published friends, I got … Conti...
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Blood-Red Pencil: Empty Fillers

Blood-Red Pencil: Empty Fillers | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it

Here are five sentences filled with examples of what I mean. See how many you can spot:

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A Secret Illustrated History of Coffee, Coca, and Cola

A Secret Illustrated History of Coffee, Coca, and Cola | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
What America's premier anti-drug autocrat has to do with Bach and helping Coke import illegal coca leaves.

On the heels of the year's bes
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How to Begin a Story | Beyond The Margins

How to Begin a Story | Beyond The Margins | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
By Leslie Greffenius First off, a confession:  Picking up a new novel makes me nervous.
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The Writers Alley: Guest Post: Thoughts on Drafting and Editing from Debut YA Author Jessie Andersen

The Writers Alley: Guest Post: Thoughts on Drafting and Editing from Debut YA Author Jessie Andersen | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
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25 Gifts For Writers

25 Gifts For Writers | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
1. Books This is about as obvious an answer as it gets (“What should I buy that starving child for Christmas?” “Um, food?” “Eh.”), but just the same I’m su...
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What makes a hero? - Matthew Winkler

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-makes-a-hero-matthew-winkler What trials unite not only Harry Potter or Frodo Baggins but many of literature...
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Seeking the Write Life: Character Development Series: Question #2 and an Exercise

Seeking the Write Life: Character Development Series: Question #2 and an Exercise | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
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The Secret To a Successful Concept

The Secret To a Successful Concept | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
Here it is, right up front. No elaborate setup. Not even a needs-analysis as a lead-in. We’ll get to that once you know what a successful concept is… and what it isn’t.
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Stina Lindenblatt : On My Writerly Bookshelf: Writing Love

Stina Lindenblatt : On My Writerly Bookshelf: Writing Love | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it

If you write straight romances or novels with a romantic subplot, you’ll want to check out Writing Love:Screenwriting Tricks for Authors by Alexandra Sokoloff.

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This Advice Will Save Your Book: Back Up Your Work Twice!

This Advice Will Save Your Book: Back Up Your Work Twice! | Hunted & Gathered | Scoop.it
 by Amie Kaufman — Would you like to see the most re-tweeted tweet I’ve ever sent out into the universe? I got a pretty good response to some of my copy edits humour, but this one blew ...
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