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Ursula K. Le Guin on Expanding Possibilities { and Other Important Topics }

 I don’t know if you know Ursula K. Le Guin—whether you know her writing, fiction and non-fiction… You might have read The Lathe of Heaven… Or, perhaps, The Dispossessed, The Word for World is Forest, or The Left Hand of D...
by Notes from An Alien on Sep 5, 2016

7 Interesting Articles for #Readers & #Writers

In the last 5 years and 4 months, this blog has offered 1,463 articles (posts) to its readers (many of whom are writers). Since last July, I’ve written a full article on each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; while offering re-blogs from a group o...
by Notes from An Alien on May 9, 2016

#Wattpad #Authors & 2015’s Best Brain Pickings . . .

Another year…  Tomorrow, this blog will be 5 years old—with 1,327 posts… Looking back in just the right way can help you look forward… One thing I definitely did right in 2015 was to engage with Wattpad—explained by the...
by Notes from An Alien on Dec 31, 2015

DIY Air Freshener, Stretch a Food Budget and the Best Brain Pickings

Poor Man Survival Self Reliance tools for independent minded people… www.poormansurvivor.net   ISSN 2161-5543 A Digest of Urban Survival Resources   "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit" -- Aristo...
by Urban Survival Resources on Jan 8, 2015

Transitions: Thinking And Doing

CorePsych Review these several brief remarks here from Brain Pickings [strongly recommended] on improved actions for your personal transition to the realities of 2015. The post Transitions: Thinking And Doing appeared first on CorePsych.
by CorePsychBlog on Dec 29, 2014

Transitions: Thinking And Doing

CorePsych Review these several brief remarks here from Brain Pickings [strongly recommended] on improved actions for your personal transition to the realities of 2015. The post Transitions: Thinking And Doing appeared first on CorePsych.
by CorePsychBlog on Dec 29, 2014

Transitions: Thinking And Doing

CorePsych Your mission for this next year, if you decide to accept it... grow. Essential for all of us: fresh, more informed action. The post Transitions: Thinking And Doing appeared first on CorePsych.
by CorePsychBlog on Dec 28, 2014

Transitions: Thinking And Doing

CorePsych Your mission for this next year, if you decide to accept it... grow. Essential for all of us: fresh, more informed action. The post Transitions: Thinking And Doing appeared first on CorePsych.
by CorePsychBlog on Dec 28, 2014

Just Bleed On The Page . . .

That title up there is a very writerly way to describe how to write. Variations on it have been attributed to assorted writers and you can track its citations Here… So, what does it mean, non-literally, to bleed on the page? Pour out your heart...
by Notes from An Alien on Nov 25, 2013

Happy Birthday to Brain Pickings !

Writers seem to always be looking for new information, new ways to think about things, new sources of inspiration. Well, there’s a woman named Maria Popova who publishes a blog called Brain Pickings. When I compare the effort for my four blog p...
by Notes from An Alien on Oct 28, 2013

An Author’s Advice To His Child . . .

We’ve had 28 posts on this blog covering various aspects of “Writing Advice”… Of course, you can use the links in the Top Tags widget in the left side-bar to find all kinds of categories of posts or you can put search terms in...
by Notes from An Alien on Jan 15, 2013

An Author’s Advice To His Child . . .

We’ve had 28 posts on this blog covering various aspects of “Writing Advice”… Of course, you can use the links in the Top Tags widget in the left side-bar to find all kinds of categories of posts or you can put search terms in...
by Notes from An Alien on Jan 15, 2013

What The Future Will Look Like, According To Famous Science …

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by Latest Tech and Science News on Nov 26, 2012

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 10 March 2012

Here are some of my favorite tweets (@manoflabook) from the last week. Which one is your favorite? How to Fall Back in Love with Writing | Goins, Writer -goo.gl/UYDf7 100 #Kindle Books for $3.99 or Less - ow.ly/9yJMn # Neil Gaiman's Journal:...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Mar 11, 2012


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