Use your isolation downtime to start your writing career
Sheltering at home doesn't mean you can't master your craft.
- While writing requires creativity, there are science-backed guidelines that can help you master the craft.
- Finding your voice involves recognizing the audience you're trying to reach.
- Reading, a requirement for becoming a powerful writer, has been shown to increase your intelligence and empathy.
How are you spending your time isolating at home? This moment presents many challenges to all of us. People still going to work are trying to avoid getting sick. Tens of millions of Americans have lost their jobs, which has its own emotional challenges. There is no easy advice for anyone.
But this could also be seen as a time of opportunity. We know that necessity is the mother of invention; we just have to put our ideas into motion.
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The Write Fiction Course offers interactive modules designed to help writers master the key aspects of fiction, including setting, dialogue, plot, and character development. These modules also include advice on how to negotiate with agents and publishers.
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The Write Romance Fiction Online Course is a deep dive into perfecting the art of romantic comedies, chick lit, and erotica. Given that romance is a top seller around the world, you'll gain keen insights into how to reach (and keep) an audience.
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- Conflict and violence cost the world more than $14 trillion a year.
- That's the equivalent of $5 a day for every person on the planet.
- Research shows that peace brings prosperity, lower inflation and more jobs.
- Just a 2% reduction in conflict would free up as much money as the global aid budget.
- Report urges governments to improve peacefulness, especially amid COVID-19.
The lush biodiversity of South America's rainforests is rooted in one of the most cataclysmic events that ever struck Earth.
- One especially mysterious thing about the asteroid impact, which killed the dinosaurs, is how it transformed Earth's tropical rainforests.
- A recent study analyzed ancient fossils collected in modern-day Colombia to determine how tropical rainforests changed after the bolide impact.
- The results highlight how nature is able to recover from cataclysmic events, though it may take millions of years.
Global inequality takes many forms, including who has lost the most children
- A first-of-its-kind study examines the number of mothers who have lost a child around the world.
- The number is related to infant mortality rates in a country but is not identical to it.
- The lack of information on the topic leaves a lot of room for future research.
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