Sunday, 1 March 2015

3 Tech Skills That Help Kids Hack Real Life

JorgeOlson says “3 Tech Skills That Help Kids Hack Real Life ” — The other day my niece and nephew came to visit. They walked into the house and were drawn, almost magnetically, to the table where all of my gadgets were laid out. They caressed my phone. Fondled my digital camera. Gazed curiously at my noise-cancelling headphones. Petted my back-up battery. Admired [...]

How to gain Twitter followers by the thousands

Effrosyni Moschoudi
Effrosyni Moschoudi says “How to gain Twitter followers by the thousands” — In the beginning of September I reached the eagerly awaited number of 10,000 Twitter followers. This important milestone was something I'd been expecting for months, since I’d been gaining new foll...

Leonard Nimoy Showed Us What It Truly Means To Be Human

antonio lozada
antonio lozada says “Leonard Nimoy Showed Us What It Truly Means To Be Human” — Leonard Nimoy didn't just have a massive impact on science fiction, he also transformed pop culture. Nimoy, who died today, took the thankless supporting role of an emotionless alien science whiz, and turned Spock on Star Trek into an icon.

Cosas que nos hacen infelices

Catalina de Greiff
Catalina de Greiff says “Cosas que nos hacen infelices” — Ser desagradecido No importa lo bueno o malo que te suceda, despierta cada día agradecido por tu vida. En lugar de pensar en lo que te estás perdiendo, intenta reflexionar sobre lo que tienes, te d...

Writer's Toolbox

Ryan Lanz
Ryan Lanz says “From story hooks to literary agents, check out the Writer's Toolbox: ” —   I thought I'd put together a writer's toolbox page of links that you might find helpful. Feel free to bookmark this page and come back as needed. Most of the below benefits are completely fr...

Indie Author Excerpts: The Shadow's Relic by Sean Brogan •

Sean Brogan
Sean Brogan says “Special Thanks to @BookShelfery for featuring an excerpt of The Shadows Relic!” — Welcome! Indie Author Excerpts is a feature allowing indie authors the chance to showcase one of their books and allows readers to find their next favorite story. Each week, an indie author gets to promote a 1-2 page excerpt of their book here at BookShelfery. This is a win-win for everyone! This feature was inspired …

Infographic: How Often Should I Post on Social Media?

Rivka says “Read the WHOLE thing to get an accurate picture... Infographic: How Often Should I Post on Social Media?” — A research-backed guide and infographic to how often you should post on social media's biggest sites like Facebook, Twitter, and more.

Book Review: Diagnose Yourself by Reid Jenner

Reid Jenner
Reid Jenner says “Discussion with @dralanviau re how to collaborate with your doctor to reach more accurate diagnoses ” — Do you feel like you have a communication problem with your physician? Well you do. This book will give you the tools to speak to your doc in a way that they will pay attention and really help you....

The big melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earth

Diane Shute
Diane Shute says “The big melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earth” — From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging thousands of feet (hundreds of meters) below to re-shape Earth.

Stories from the War-First Meeting: Part 5

Autumn M Birt
Autumn M Birt says “Help comes with thorns in Stories from the War-First Meeting: Part 5 ”
First Meeting, the first short story in my new WIP Friends of my Enemy continues with Part 5! If you haven't been following along with Monday Reads, you can read Part 1, Part …

Special Blog Post: YouTube Launch

Eli Kale
Eli Kale says “Special Blog Post: YouTube Launch ”
Friends, The day has arrived! If you haven't read this week's blog post yet (tisk tisk), then I'll fill you in on why I'm posting on a Friday... I have recently…

Do's and Don'ts From Dorlana’s Writing Desk

Dorlana says “Do email myself a copy of the draft I’m working on everyday. Do’s and Don’ts from my writing desk. ”
Over the years I've developed habits while writing, some good and some bad. Here are a few of my personal do’s and don’ts when writing/editing. Do email myself a copy of the d…

End Matters

Anthony Hill
Anthony Hill says “Started references etc for new book. It’s a pain. Any suggestions for a better way? ”
Do you have a system for sorting the end matter of your book? Mine is hopeless. Having recently finished cutting and revising the second draft of the current work, and sent it to m…

Erotica: Sex Sells.

Ronovan Writes
Ronovan Writes says “Why and how sex sells. ”
Fixation, fascination, art form, or a bandwagon; what is erotica? With the success of books such as the over exposed Fifty Shades of Grey and its opening weekend box-office take, t…

Deadlines: The Push to Creativity

Ally Nathaniel
Ally Nathaniel says “What do you know about writers' block? Deadlines: The Push to Creativity”
      It’s so easy to put off until tomorrow that which could be done today. After all, we’ve all been guilty of that. The diet will start on Monday or tomorrow we w…

Shroud of Darkness Maps

C S Woolley
C S Woolley says “The map of the realm of Celadmore is live on the Mightier Than the Sword UK website! You can now also purchase...”
The world of Celadmore     This map was the first map to be created and shows the realm of Celadmore as it appears in Shroud of Darkness, Lady of Fire and End of Days. Th…