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Miami Art Basel: The Red Dot Miami and Spectrum Event.

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 12.21.2016 | Arts
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

I had the most creative and inspiring honor of attending the Red Dot Miami and Spectrum event at Miami Art Basel, and I could not be more grateful and...

Life is My Writing Prompt

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 11.17.2016 | Women
Galina Nemirovsky

Before I launched my 365-Day writing project, I came up with a 13-page (10 point font, 1.5-spaced) list of ideas. In the early days of the project, t...

Miracles and Why We're Reluctant to Own Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

A miracle suggests divine intervention in human affairs. Many of us tend to think that believing in miracles is unscientific. But it is science that h...

Einstein Disguised As Robin Hood: Bob Dylan -- Finally -- Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Lauren Daley | Posted 10.20.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Daley

It may be fair to say that we Bob Dylan fans have been rooting for this moment far harder, for far longer, than Dylan himself.

A Desperate Plea From A Desperate Writer

Melissa Palmer | Posted 09.03.2016 | Arts
Melissa Palmer

Whether this sounds snarky or not it needs to be said, and I guess I'm going to be the one to say it. Please stop talking sh*t to writers.

All-Girls T-Ball Team Takes On Boys, Is Nobody's 'Sweetie'

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.09.2016 | Good News

Talk about a grand slam philosophy. Parenting blogger and author Doyin Richards, a coach for the only all-girls team in its West L.A. league, is teac...

Is The Internet Making You Cynical?

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 08.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Deborah Stachelski

"I've noticed you've been a lot more critical lately," my husband said to me. "Maybe it's because of your type of work, but there seems to be more neg...

10 Reasons "Beat By Beat" Should Be In Your Screenwriting Arsenal

Todd Klick | Posted 07.11.2016 | Home
Todd Klick

I'm thrilled to announce that my new book, Beat By Beat: A Cheat Sheet for Screenwriters, will be available nationwide Aug 1. It's written for screenw...

My Real Education at Cal

Andrew Lam | Posted 06.12.2016 | College
Andrew Lam

Despite the odds, despite not having a perfect GPA, and the discouragement from a certain teacher - "Your English is not good enough. You're much better off at City College!" - I somehow managed to get accepted to Cal, and afterward, I was never the same.

The Best Wedding Toast Ever Spoken

Natalie Vishny | Posted 06.03.2016 | Weddings
Natalie Vishny

The Best Wedding Toast Ever Spoken From Natalie Vishny/ Long Time Wedding Planner/ President of Too Many Organizations Hello there brides and grooms...

How One Woman Is Helping Black Kids See Themselves In Books

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 05.19.2016 | Black Voices

It seems like Tamara McNeil is on an impossible mission whenever she searches for books about black characters for her son, MJ, who recently turned on...

I Left My Career to Become a Waitress, and I've Never Been Happier

Rachael Yahne | Posted 04.23.2017 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

I had a good income, holidays off, and full health insurance. My career helped me afford a reliable car, a drink in my hand by 5:00pm, and all the stability and safety I was always told to go after. But I wasn't happy.

Richard Ford: Politicians Are Liars

Louisiana Channel | Posted 04.15.2017 | Politics
Louisiana Channel

"You get the politics that you deserve." Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Richard Ford here speaks bluntly of the interplay between politicians and the public in America, arguing that people can only blame themselves for being lied to by politicians.

When You Can't Write Your Memoir Yourself

Patti M Hall | Posted 04.08.2017 | Home
Patti M Hall

I'm here to tell you that it's brutally difficult to keep writing and let's just say it openly here -- most of us don't know how to write that memoir ourselves, even after taking the classes and doing the self-guided courses, and plugging away with a notebook during our free time.

'Legends Of The Fall' Author Dies

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.28.2016 | Arts

Jim Harrison, one of the most prolific writers in contemporary American fiction, died on Saturday in his Patagonia, Arizona home. He was 78. His publi...

Adam Afara: International Event Planner and Wedding Designer

Madinah James | Posted 03.26.2017 | Weddings
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Madinah James

Afara is a talented designer who specializes in wedding planning and creating imaginative sets, private party set ups, and innovative décor for several corporate events.

Playing Pretend in a World That Doesn't Want Words

Chad Reichanadter | Posted 03.23.2017 | Queer Voices
Chad Reichanadter

I am visually bombarded daily (much to my delight) with gay artists doing things. Creating an endless stream of beauty. I feast on the images until I'...

Learning How to Grieve the Loss of My Father

Alicia Napierkowski | Posted 03.23.2017 | Healthy Living
Alicia Napierkowski

Being thrown back into the world with a heightened sense of self brings me to a place I can't turn back from. I am in a mental and emotional purgatory but now that I've given myself a chance to speak to all of this, I have found some clarity. I'm going to let my hard days be hard days, and thank my good days for shining light into the shadows.

Author Takes Down Donald Trump In Exquisite 666-Word Facebook Post

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.13.2016 | Comedy

Matt Haig has no time for Donald Trump. The best-selling British novelist made his feelings for the GOP front-runner perfectly clear Saturday in a cru...

7 Crucial Self-Care Habits for Creative Entrepreneurs

Michelle Hart | Posted 03.02.2017 | Healthy Living
Michelle Hart

I whipped myself into prime creating shape with these seven simple habits to boost physical health, mental well-being and creative productivity. And if I can do it, so can you.

Thoreau's Nephew: Romania's Literary Slaughterhouse

Tara Skurtu | Posted 02.23.2017 | Arts
Tara Skurtu

Poets be warned. Only in Romania is there a poetry reading series known as the slaughterhouse. It's called Thoreau's Nephew (Nepotu´ Lui Thoreau) and...

I'm An Introvert, And It Makes Me A Better Journalist

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 02.09.2016 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on A version of this story was first posted on the blog Ninja Journalism. When I say I’m a reporter, the lo...

Seinfeld Writer Peter Mehlman on Life During and After Seinfeld and His Book, It Won't Always Be This Great

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 02.04.2017 | Entertainment
Elysabeth Alfano

Writer and Co-Executive Producer of Seinfeld, Peter Mehlman, joined me in Los Angeles to discuss how he fell into writing for the show and what it was like being a part of what the Writers Guild of America called the second "Best Written TV Series of All Time."

10 Things to Never Say to a Writer

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 02.01.2017 | Business
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

The topic of careers is often an interesting one. It's a great opportunity to learn more about other people while allowing you to gain insight about jobs that may have piqued your curiosity through the years.

On the Impossibility of Teaching Creative Writing

Tara Skurtu | Posted 02.01.2017 | Arts
Tara Skurtu

Have you ever heard of a tipperau? This is the first thing I ask my composition and creative writing students when I walk into a classroom on day one....