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How To Make Your Characters Pop Without Using Words
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...
How to Edit Your Own Writing
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.
Seven Tips From Ernest Hemingway on How to Write Fiction...
The Periodic Table of Storytelling
How to Pick a Lock Using a Paperclip
Have you ever lost a key and been in a desperate need to get in? Well as long as you can find yourself a paperclip, you can MacGyver your way in. Here's how.
30 Indispensable Writing Tips From Famous Authors
Writing is easy: All you have to do is start writing, finish writing, and make sure it's good. But here's some vastly more useful wisdom and advice from people who seriously know what the h...
How to Write a Book In Your Spare Time
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34 Facts About Scary Movies That Will Blow Your Mind
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Ranked: Disney Princesses From Least To Most Feminist
I just saw , and it got me thinking about the grand tradition of Disney princesses. is a Pixar movie, and its heroine, Merida, is a fairy-tale feminist. Disney princesses for the most part, are not. Most need to be rescued by their male love interest...
The 30 Wickedest Villains by Disney
People normally associate only Mickey Mouse with Disney. But we often forget that Disney has created some of the most wicked villains and that too for
Disney takes over Star Wars: 5 theories about the franchise's...
Disney already has a Star Wars: Episode VII on the way, but that's just the beginning of how it may expand the Star Wars universe
Disney Developing Movie for Scrapped Park Attraction ‘Museum...
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the vandalized billboard that depicts a cocktail drinking mickey mouse wrapping his arm around a scantily clad model, with minnie watching from the side, has been taken down by the billboard owners CBS outdoors who have now claimed ownership to the b...
The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows
The Upper Midwest's third-largest compendium of the outer spatters of the emotional palette. Its...
15 Images You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped
It's hard to be amazed by anything you see online, when you know any teenager with a computer and a pirated copy of Photoshop can cobble together a fa...
The 7 Most Badass Acts of Vandalism Ever Photographed
NOTE: Everything in this article is against the law. If you do it, you will go to jail or something.
Places to see at least once in life
They say there are places in this world that anyone should see them at least once in life. Although we want each of you to go see them live, and we offer in the
Some Bizzare and Odd things around us…
Here is a bunch of some wonderful pictures which are not only the example of beautiful photography but....
Revisiting The Black Cauldron, the movie that almost killed...
In 1985, a single movie almost killed Disney animation. With an announced budget of $25 million—later accounts place it closer to $40 million— The Black Cauldron was at the time the most expensive animated film ever made. Based on Lloyd Alexander's f...
Insider Report: D23's Destination D Tour of Disney Animation...
Learn more about the opportunities available to Diamond ticket holders at the recent Destination D event in California.
The Secret of Walt Disney's Creativity
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Mermaid Art Gallery: Paintings by David Delamare
Mermaid Art by fine artist and illustrator David Delamare.
Little Mermaid's First Steps at Disney
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26 Beautiful Free Retro Fonts
It has been long since we posted our last free font collection (see: 20 Free Handwritten Fonts and 21 Incredible Fonts That Shouldn't Be Free), so we decided it's a high time to do one more. The use of retro and vintage themes in design is still very...
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Frank R. Paul was an illustrator of US pulp magazines in the science fiction field. He was born in Vienna, Austria... Frank R. Paul was influential in
Rudolph Belarski Covers
Rudolph Belarski (born 27 May 1900 in Dupont, Pennsylvania - died 24 December 1983) was a renowned artist of pulp magazine, paperback and men's adventure magazine covers. Belarski's professional career started with a simple illustration on a whitewa...
Scholomance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The was fabled to be a legendary school of black magic run by the , supposedly located near an unnamed lake in the mountains south of the city of Hermannstadt (now called in Romanian) in the region of .
Top 10 Questions for Creating Believable Characters
Creating complex, well-rounded characters takes time -- time spent thinking about how your characters look, where they're from, and what motivates them, for instance. The questions on this page provide structure to this all-important thought process.
15 classic science fiction and fantasy novels that publishers...
Science fiction's greatest authors have brilliant ideas, storytelling mojo... and plenty of stubbornness. Many of the field's greatest writers were buried in rejection slips, before they finally broke in.
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100 best first lines from novels
Following is a list of the 100 best first lines from novels, as decided by the American Book Review, a nonprofit journal published at the Unit for Contemporary Literature at Illinois State University:
How to Create Invisible Shelves
Add some cool to your pad on the cheap! Invisible book shelves not only create a stylish hover effect, but also save money and space. To create invisible book shelves, follow these instructions.
"Advice on the Art of Writing Short Stories" — Roberto Bolaño...
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The Pixar Touch - history of Pixar - Blog
Pixar story artist Emma Coats has tweeted a series of "story basics" over the ...
73 Ways to Become a Better Writer
Do you want to become a better writer? Silly question, eh. The good news is that writing makes you a better writer. Just like practicing the piano makes
50 Things a Writer Shouldn't Do
DH: A list recently published in The New York Times by a noted restaurateur gave 100 rules for what service staff should not do. I thought a list of 50 things that writers shouldn't do would give us all a chance to vent. I'm contributing 10 items. So...
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Aokigahara: Japan's Haunted Forest of Death
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8 Unstoppable Rules For Writing Killer Short Stories
Short fiction is the "garage band" of science fiction, claims Tor Books editor Patrick Nielsen Hayden, so it's time to step on that fuzzbox and thrash as hard as you can without knocking over your mom's weed-trimmer.
Some of these films might not be considered as mindfuck, but I added them anyways.
Wrap rage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
, also called , is the common name for heightened levels of and resulting from the inability to open hard-to-remove , particularly some heat sealed and . Consumers suffer thousands of injuries per year, such as cut fingers and sprained wrists, fr...
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[Electro/House] An Electrogasmic Summer: Calm Electro Songs...
SUMMER! Summer is probably the best time to party hard. With Students being off from school and people taking vacations to leave the ordina
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MERMAIDS The Body Found: Test 2008
Direction and visual effects by Steven Gomez. A short test for the forthcoming 2 hour drama doc "Mermaids: The Body Found" for Animal Planet. Steven Gomez di...
Malaysian Vampires: 2 kewl 4 skewl!
The 10 Creepiest "Are You Afraid of the Dark" Episodes
From a visit to the 13th floor to a visit from a dead clown. Clowns are scary enough alive.
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25 Cartoons You Never Knew Were Voiced By Celebrities
Did you know Bruce Willis voiced Spike from Rugrats? Way too often celebrities find some very weird characters to lend their voice to. Here's a list of the best and strangest.
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20 Truly Bizarre Books On Amazon
Ever wonder how to make your own coffin? There's a book for that, and many other subjects that will have you shaking your head. Here are 20 truly asinine books that are lucky they found a pub...
6 Insane Discoveries That Science Can't Explain
We like to feel superior to the people who lived centuries ago, what with their shitty mud huts and curing colds by drilling a hole in their skulls. B...
Real Life Version of Up
Une belle initiative par la chaîne National Geographic avec ce concept de reconstitution de la maison du film Up (La Haut) des studios Pixar. Un lancement
The Official Website of Michael Myers
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Binishells may be the greenest way to build ever invented. Using low air pressure to lift and shape reinforced concrete thin shell structures, poured at ground level, Binishells essentially use air as their form work. As well as being inheren...
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