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Many of the meanings attributed to the
Tarot cards derive from numerology.
In the West, numerology goes back to the philosophy of the Greek thinker
who believed that reality can ultimately be expressed in numerical ter...
The "Aura" is the electromagnetic field which surrounds the human body. Healers and mystics can sense it, see it, and tell you its color. Lucky you though - you can just take our quiz to find out! What color is your aura?
If you're a fiction writer -- whether you're working on a novel, short story, screenplay, television series, play, web series, webserial, or blog-based fiction -- your characters should come alive for your reader or audience. The highly detailed c...
Anybody who uses the Internet should read
E.M. Forster's . It is a
chilling, short story masterpiece
about the role of technology in our lives.
Written in 1909, it's as
relevant today as the day it was published.
Forster has several prescient notion...
The are collected by the .
After you come up with your own system for generating ideas, the next step is to put them in some recognizable story form (the basic plot idea), build your central conflict (the story premise sheet), then build your chara...
Now that you have an outline and you're ready to start writing your brilliant screenplay, how do you make it more interesting? The best way to hook a reader (and a producer) is to concentrate on telling the story visually. One of the first things an...
Like most newspaper reporters, I got into the biz because a) I love writing and b) I'm pretty good at it. But it's a sobering profession. You file your masterpiece, only to find your editor thinks it's two dozen "tinks" shy of publishable.
This sentence has five words. Here are five more words. Five-word sentences are fine. But several together become monotonous. Listen to what is happening. The writing is getting boring. The sound of it drones. It's like a stuck record. The ear demand...
If you've ever been convinced by a salesperson that you truly wanted a product, done something too instinctively, or made choices that seemed entirely out of character, then you've had an idea planted in your mind.
Psychology has a reputation for being the science of common sense, or a field that simply confirms things we already know about ourselves. One way of battling this misconception, explains Jeremy Dean —
1. Aperitivo Appetizers provided at the beginning of the meal, such as wine, prosecco, champagne or sparkling drinks. Sometimes light small bits of food are consumed, such as olives, crisps, nuts, cheese, sauce dips and quiches. 2. Antipasto The anti...