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Grab readers with snappy introductions: The art of the hook

I used to bomb introductions. I did it constantly. During my school days, red ink went flying just a few sentences in. I like to think they’ve gotten better since then, but I’ll admit it: Sometimes, my first attempts still fall flat. 474 more words

Telling Your Story

A Story About Ants

A few years ago, I had a major ant problem in my apartment. Thankfully, they were confined to a few specific areas but they caused me a lot of anxiety and stress. 480 more words

Helping Wigan's young people fix their futures

We hear from Ian Tomlinson of Wigan-based charity, Fix-It, which supports young people to gain skills, confidence and work experience to build brighter and more successful futures… 432 more words

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Why Memoirs are Special

“…it is difficult for those who publish their own memoirs to escape the imputation of vanity. Nor is this the only disadvantage under which they labor: it is also their misfortune, that whatever is uncommon is rarely, if ever, believed, and from what is obvious we are apt to turn away in disgust, and to charge the writer of it with impertinence.” – Gustavus Vass (Olaudah Equiano) 739 more words


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Telling Your God Story~The Call of the Prophets~Devotionals Week 3

Day 1              Choose This Day Whom You Will Serve. Joshua 24: 14-15, by Sarah Dorrance.

“Now fear the Lord and serve him with all faithfulness. Throw away the gods your ancestors worshiped beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. 2,974 more words


Prompt 18: Howl at the Moon

Prompt 18. “Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.” — Allen Ginsberg
Do you follow Ginsberg’s advice — in your writing and/or in your everyday life? 493 more words