Content Designer/ Writer Job Post

Found this posted to Content Designer/Writer Full-Time Our philosophy is and yours should be ‘people using our products come first’. We’re working to create marketing products that people want to use and words play a big part in that. Join the Trade and Marketing Division of the Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure where you will write, design, develop … Read more

How to Get Started Doing Parkour

Parkour is a philosophy as well as physical exercise. Parkour is running, dodging, jumping through an obstacle course, on foot and without any special equipment. Parkour is also about learning to live your life in a better way. What Parkour Really Is: The Whole Picture Parkour is more than physical exercise or an extreme sport. … Read more

From the Tiny Revolution: Now Small is Powerful

From the Magpie Girl site, from Rachelle Mee-Chapman,  Small is Beautiful/ Small is Powerful Blogger Manifesto (The original site is gone but I found a link via the Web Archive). I used to think that small was beautiful. Rather like a delicate rosebud in a cut-crystal vase. Or a butterfly wing. Now I know differently. Now … Read more

Write a Novel in 30 Days

Writing Novels

Free eCourse from SuteU.

By Sara McGrath


You can complete a novel of at least 50,000 words within thirty days while receiving the guidance through this course. You’ll learn to write for quantity and quality while you steadily increase your word count, advance your story, and give your characters, plot, and theme the added impact they need to catch the eye of an agent or editor.


Lesson 1: You Can Write A Novel in Thirty Days

You can write a novel of at least 50,000 words in thirty days even if you have a day job, a social life, and a toddler. I know this because I have all three. In this first lesson, I’ll discuss being a writer, scheduling your writing time, finding inspiration, and staying motivated. Then we’ll start writing.

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A Day to Escape

How nice it would be to have a real day off from everything. Like stepping into a clean room and shutting the door on everything behind you. The word for today is escape. I don’t know why. I’m not feeling there is anything I especially need to get away from. Just the usual pressures, disappointments … Read more

Would a Writing Coach Help?

Bev Walton-Porter publishes The Scribe and Quill. You can find more about Bev, her writing and her writing coach services on her site. I’ve known Bev over 10 years and have admired herself and her accomplishments that long too. — Thanks, Laura, for having me as a guest on your blog to talk about writing … Read more