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Many writers don't have a writing studio, or a schedule always under their control. And writers can be affected by artist myths, and fraud feelings.
The basic building blocks of storytelling
Everyone has a story to tell. I've never had a doubt about that. Aspired storytellers - writers, film makers, marketers, journalists, and many more of us - are constantly under the pressure to prod
Pais incentivam paixão dos filhos pela leitura: 'Livraria é parada obrigatória' Globo.com No Dia Nacional do Livro Infantil, comemorado nesta sexta-feira (18), uma família de São Vicente, no litoral de São Paulo, mostra que a paixão pela leitura...
The Plot Diagram is an organizational tool focusing on a pyramid or triangular shape, which is used to map the events in a story.
Good way to help students think through plot.
A genialidade de autores como o que ora nos deixa está na capacidade de encantar pelo fluxo, pelo truque, pela armadilha da escrita, talento comum a escritores de gêneros diferentes como García, Guimarães e Thomas Mann
Há um debate furioso sobre o tamanho do mercado de autopublicação. Acho que os e-books independentes chegarão a ser 50% do mercado em 2020. O que vocês acham?
Um lado importante de um dos amados escritores, que era tanto um artista de imagens, assim como era de palavras. O ícone literário J.R.R.
»» versão do artigo “Why is it so hard to write a decent ending?”, escrito por Charlie Jean Anders, publicado em 22/01/2014 no io9 «« Finais definem histórias. Um grande final por fazer com que tudo o que veio antes pareça grande retroativamente.
Booktrack has created a new genre of digital storytelling entertainment. The patented technology lets anyone add a synchronized movie-style soundtrack—including music, ambient audio and sound effects—to an e-Book or other digital text content, with the audio paced to each individual’s reading speed. This innovative platform enables users to create and share stories—on a mobile or tablet device—in a unique and exciting way, transforming the “written” word.
If you like to write, there are many ways you can make money online and earn extra income on the Internet. You do not need to have a blog, or a website, or any prior knowledge of HTML or JAVA, or SEO,
Writing is a very personal practice, and as a result you have a million writing-focused apps to choose from.
Benjamin Franklin spent his mornings naked. Patricia Highsmith ate only bacon and eggs. The path to greatness is paved with a thousand tiny rituals (and a fair bit of substance abuse) – but six key rules emerge, says Oliver Burkeman
Some say that the children's rooms of libraries are an anachronism in a world of mobile screens with books on demand. But I say that while childhood has changed quite a bit, children have not....
Libraries are great places to explore the world.
Encourage the joy of reading, access to more resources than I could afford to buy, recommend resources that I may not have found on my own, access to activities and tools, teaching me responsibility for my library card .....
"Former P&G marketing chief Jim Stengel says that the best companies tell two types of stories to build strong and enduring brands."
"The Brand Ideal, or Purpose, of Louisville Slugger is "to make players great." That statement could sound like puffery, except that the stories surrounding the brand make it plain and true. This is the case for most Ideal-driven businesses. Stories make the Ideal wheel spin.
Much has been written about the importance of storytelling in marketing and management, but nowhere do tales have a taller order than inside the walls of Ideal-driven companies. They bring definition to the Ideal. They authenticate it and animate it. They inspire and direct its activation. They reaffirm the course and perpetuate the narrative."
When positive social change is the purpose, good storytelling is just as effective (and essential).
1. You’ve considered purchasing, and/or have been gifted an old and barely working typewriter.
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I’m not a fan of contracts (or anything binding, or closing doors, or other A-personality stuff). I avoid extra, non-essential work if I can help it. And since I know I will always over deliver, contracts seem like overkill to me.
Homens estão desistindo de ler livros porque eles preferem assistir às grandes telas, diz estudo encomendado à Agência Reading, no Reino Unido. Pesquisadores descobriram que eles estão muito ocupados e preferem passar seu tempo livro na internet.
When I was in my twenties, I considered myself a writer. After all, I’d been the editor of my college literary magazine, and had won several writing contests while in school.
A writers story
Some people have a way of making the complex clear. They know who they are, why they do what they do, and where they want to go. Because they have internalized all this, they are able to sharply crystallize ideas and vision.
SA Jones, an Australian novelist, writes about her experience of reading "Wuthering Heights," and the impact it's had on her life and work.
Collaboration has gone Google. Create a story and then share your video.
Would like to try this with students.
A guide produced by Mark O'Neill
"The Internet has brought the world many things, but one of the things that really stands out, is making the world’s culture more accessible to the population. Projects that would have seemed impossible 20 years ago are now being accomplished in the blink of an eye. Google Books is legally scanning every book they can get their hands on and the Internet Archive is digitizing every public domain movie, song, book, and webpage..."