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B.A. Paris chooses her favorite books about marriage gone wrong.

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from Fiction Notes

39 Villain Motivations

Villain(ess) - 39 Motivations. To write the next Great American novel, you need a great villain. But villains are tricky. What motivates a person to be so evil? Why should I believe in your villain? Click through to get more on each motivation and learn to create an enduring villain(ess) like Cruella de Ville or Darth Vader.

Free Online Courses for Writers - an great article with many different resources for writers. Find free online programs, free tutorials, free college courses, and free offers by known writers. Links to many helpful sites.

from Louise Myers Visual Social Media

Content Strategy for Google Plus infographic

Content Strategy for #GooglePlus infographic | How-to #SocialMedia Graphics: Make Your Own Graphics!

What Should I Read Next? Book recommendations based on what you just read. Maybe this can remove me from my post-Ember funk.

from The Huffington Post

11 Required Reading Books You Should Re-Read

First read this years ago (junior high?) and every time I re-read it, I'm stunned by the sheer brilliance of this book.


Oscar Wilde 1

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams and plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment which was followed by his early death. Oscar Wilde died on November 30, 1900, leaving a rich legacy of thought, an interesting body of work, and, obviously, plenty of quotable lines.

Writing Tip - Begin your story as close to the ending as possible. If it comes full circle your readers will feel satisfied. --- what does this mean?