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Fix Your Scene Shapes to Quickly Improve Your Manuscript

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon from Pexels Today’s guest post is by writer, coach and editor Lisa Cooper Ellison( @lisaellisonspen ). On Feb. 24, she’ll teach an online class announced Heartbeats: Working a scene’s feelings pattern to build momentum and dazzle books and negotiators, in partnership with Creative Nonfiction Magazine. In your final manuscript, every place […]

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No Easy Fix: Opinion and Belief vs. Facts and Truth

We’ve all known the feeling. Our hopes do promoted and then … splat. No payoff. No satisfaction. I went stimulated when I realise the designation of Adam Grant’s recent article, “The Science of Reasoning With Unreasonable People, ” published in The New York Times. Could “motivational interviewing” help win over people who choose impressions, faith, […]

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How the Rising Action Works in a Story: Definition and Examples of This Dramatic Structure Element

Have you ever wondered why rising action is so important in storytelling? Why construct situations of conflict and attributes affair? Why you can’t get to the point of the narrative too quickly? Note: this article contains an extract from my brand-new diary The Write Structure, which is about the obscured organizes behind bestselling and award-winning […]

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What Are We Learning This Week?

Photo by Tim de Waele/ Getty Images Some first-week records on how the season is unfolding Five days into the 2021 Cycling season, can I just say … OMG we are five days into the cycling season! And simply one brush with catastrophe! The “preseason”( aka FSA DS signup season) is behind us and shit […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Love in the time of sex robots in THE SHORT WHILE

In the new graphic tale The Short While by Jeremy Sorese, a coat mix-up between two men leads to unexpected woo. The Short While will be released by BOOM! Studios imprint Archaia in November 2021, but you can get your exclusive first look today right here at The Beat! The Short While is a storey […]

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Employee Appreciation Week: How to Recognize and Appreciate Employees Every Day

If you’re like most workplaces, you probably celebrate reasons like birthdays, corporation remembrances, one-time achievements, and annual holidays. But why wait until one-off celebrations to recognize and appreciate employees? Especially as many workplaces alter to virtual or hybrid environments, showing employees respect is important now now more than ever. According to the Achievers Workforce Institute’s […]

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Exposition: Definition and Examples of the Literary Term

How do good floors start? In the centre of specific actions? With a sluggish buildup to the action? Exposition is a literary period that deals with how to start a narration. In this article, I’ll define exposition, talk about how it fits into the drastic organization, provide examples of explanations from popular novels, continues, and […]

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When Will a Self-Published Book Win a Major Book Award?

The post When Will a Self-Published Book Win a Major Book Award ? performed first on Fiction Notes. Dear Librarians who dish on one of the ALA Youth Media Awards committees( Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Michael L. Printz, Schneider Family, Alex, Mildred L. Batchelder, Odyssey, Pura Belpre, Robert F. Siebert, Excellence in Early Learning […]

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Responding to a Letter from an Atheist

I had an article published in our regional newspaper in which I stirred the detail in passing that the ultimate informant of all sovereignty is God. What I assumed to be a benign, and certainly not an inflammatory remark , nonetheless inflamed a local atheist who attend fit to complete an indignant letter to me. […]

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Are physicians overdiagnosing melanoma?

In an editorial in the February 1 issue of American Family Physician, Dr. Jenny Doust and peers wrote about the problem of dilating cancer interpretations, a common phenomenon in which the definition of a disease is “broadened over time to include milder and earlier occurrences, ” leading to harm “by exposing more patients to the […]