Moderate Drinking Boosts Creativity

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Moderate Drinking Boosts Creativity

“So, it might well work for someone who is sitting down to do creative writing or brainstorming ideas in a boardroom,” Benedek concluded. There are a
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Meet the journalist and health writer who's determined to be a best-selling crime novelist

“I love reading crime novels,” says the former journalist and health writer. … of all ages and backgrounds can benefit from creative writing exercises.
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School News

Brittany Runk, a student at Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts, was among a select group of students who fine-tuned their creative writing
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Club campers explore the natural world

This week they worked not only on math but time telling and shapes, and incorporated spelling, grammar and some creative writing. They also spent a
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Cappelletti wins Vandermeer Poetry Prize

“We're very honoured to be part of such a unique competition and to be able to encourage creative writing for young students.” says Hank Vandermeer
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Can you share some advice with other writers for overcoming creative … QG: Has being an adjunct writing professor changed the way you instruct
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'Not Quite a Genius' smarter than it lets on

A bizarrely thorough escape plan in “In Case of Fire.” The aptly (and wonderfully) titled “Weather.com Headline or Creative Writing MFA Thesis Titles?
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Papers welcome new graphic designer

From an early age, Tate grew fond of observing the natural world, and it inspired her creativity. She studied creative writing and environmental issues
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Into the wind; author tacks headlong into first novel

Author Jane Fredericksen lives in Mahtomedi but her favorite place in the … 60, has a lot to say about persistence when it comes to creative writing.
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Drinking wine can make you more creative, study finds

“Alcohol is so linked with creativity,” lead author Dr Mathias Benedek said. “Previous research has found almost half of the great writers had a history
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Sonora Writers Group Gathers Local Book Authors

DeEds was an English/ Language Arts major at Stanford University who participated in Wallace Stegner's Creative Writing Program. Today she
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NOCCA hits the high note with students all over New Orleans

New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) is an audition-based arts … musical theatre, and theatre design), visual arts and creative writing.
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'After sitting 28 GCSE papers in four weeks, I was left thinking, "What was the point of all that?"'

Even in creative writing, some of my classmates came into school on the day of the exam having memorised the whole swathes of prose, convinced
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Group choir, creative writing improves mental health

Arts-based group participation improved positive and negative emotions among adults with chronic mental health problems, and had a lasting effect
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Authors gather for Great Lakes event Aug. 12 in Petoskey

Keith Taylor, heads the undergraduate program in Creative Writing at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and has, for the past 13 years, taught
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Philosophy student brings creativity, compassion to considering Canada's prison system

This summer, she facilitated a creative writing workshop for female prisoners at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility, on behalf of the
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In 'Things With Wings,' Bree Stallings Ponders Taboo Conversations

“Creativity runs in their family,” Nocik says. … went even deeper when she pursued a degree in studio art and creative writing at Queens University.
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Vince Russo's The Brand Recap – Issues with RAW, Where's WWE's Creative Passion? Writing for …

Russo says he watched RAW on Monday night and while he won't get into a full analysis of the show, there are a few things he needs to mention.
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Nathan Englander, Charles Simic, and Sandra Cisneros Among Those Featured at Creative …

The Creative Writing Program's Fall 2017 Reading Series commences with events featuring Nathan Englander (Sept. 7), Charles Simic (Sept. 14), and
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The sound of written word

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The sound of written word

Holden writer and teacher Jennifer Freed will offer two classes on sound devices in writing at the Gale Free Library this month. SUBMITTED PHOTO.
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Sharing Her Agenda

So, I'll call her Rhonesha here, since I knew her that way – Rhonesha, Nesha – way back in 2008, when she sat in one of my writing workshops in
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Moodle course creation – tourism academy

For our tourism academy here in Namibia we are looking for content editors who can help upload our course material to our new Moodle online
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English teacher at Fitch named Groton's teacher of the year

McKenna will be teaching junior and senior English courses this year, along with a writing intervention course. When she teaches ninth-graders, one
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Popular TOEFL® MOOC Just Got Better

The course opens with general information about the test. Subsequent weeks focus on the four skills tested — reading, listening, speaking and writing
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12 Side Hustles That Are Made for Introverts

There are a ton of free programs which can give you the DL on self-publishing, and uploading an ebook on Kindle will earn you anywhere between a
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Is this 'unreasonable' enough? Can I now have my 'divorce' please?

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Is this 'unreasonable' enough? Can I now have my 'divorce' please?

Family Justice Reformed (second edition: June 2017) contains detailed commentary on the Single Family Court and the Children and Families Act
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Steve Aoki's Dim Mak Publishing and Warner-Chappell Sign Global Admin Deal

Warner/Chappell Music songwriter, producer and music industry executive Steve Aoki has brought his Dim Mak Publishing company to the Warner
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Start-Up Offers Bitcoins for Policing Media Piracy

Custos assists book publishers and movie studios by embedding the private keys for a bitcoin wallet into digital files of advance copies and
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WF Howes bolsters editorial team to meet audiobook demand

Rachel Gregory joined the Leicester-based company on 31st May, from indie publisher, Troubador, where she was group e-book manager. In her new
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Publisher analytics platform Parse.ly claims profitability as it raises $6.8 million

Parse.ly, an analytics platform aimed at online publishers, has closed a $6.8 million series B round of funding led by existing investors Grotech
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Morris Publishing sells Savannah Morning News to GateHouse Media

Under terms of the sale, Michael Traynor will remain as publisher of the Savannah Morning News. Billy Morris will continue as publisher of The
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Carol Clark stepping down as DBJ publisher

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Carol Clark stepping down as DBJ publisher

Carol Clark, the president and publisher of the Dayton Business Journal, is stepping down from the position, effective Sept. 1, to pursue new
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Inquisitive youngsters meet their literary heroes at CBCA event

Gerringong author Edwina Wyatt enjoyed meeting with the eager youngsters and also took the opportunity to launch her third book for publishers Little
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3 Alaska newspapers sold to New York publishing group

3 Alaska newspapers sold to New York publishing group. pencil Author: Suzanna Caldwell; clock Updated: 34 minutes ago; calendar Published 49
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Condé Nast's Programmatic Play: A Trifecta Of Brand Safety, Scale And Data

AdExchanger: With so many incremental ad dollars going to Facebook and Google, how do you see publishers like Condé Nast competing to win
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GateHouse acquires Morris Publishing's 11 daily newspapers

New Media Investment Group has acquired Morris Publishing Group, whose portfolio includes the Augusta Chronicle, the Savannah Morning News
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Massive CPC Drops Across Google AdSense Publishers

Over the past 48 hours, there has been a spike in complaints around Google AdSense showing huge CPC, cost per click, declines after August 5th.
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Morris Publishing selling Amarillo Globe-News to GateHouse Media

AUGUSTA, Ga – As part of a strategic restructuring to focus its business on lifestyle publications, property development and new business, Morris
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National Book Lovers Day: 3 Sparkling Cocktails To Sip While Reading

Which is surprising when book publishers and people around the world once toughtt hat ebooks would replace physical books. Revenues during the
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Morris Publishing sells Lubbock Avalanche-Journal to GateHouse Media

Brandon Hughes, publisher of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, said, “GateHouse is an innovative and progressive company that supports journalism
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Kongregate sets up $10m PC and console publishing fund

Kongregate has announced the creation of a $10m publishing fund designed to bring new PC and console games to market. The company has
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Morris Publishing sells Augusta Chronicle, other papers to GateHouse Media

The Augusta Chronicle reported Wednesday morning that Morris Publishing is selling the newspaper, along with 10 other newspapers, to GateHouse
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Morris Publishing sells The Florida Times-Union to GateHouse Media

Under terms of the sale, Nusbaum will continue in his role as publisher of The Times-Union. Billy Morris will continue as publisher of The Augusta
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Global Publication for Autobiography of Yusra Mardini, Refugee Olympic Athlete & UNHCR …

St. Martin's Press will publish the autobiography of 19-year old Yusra Mardini, … Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company with
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Building the consumer relationship for brands and publishers: It's all a question of trust

Having access to the crowd gives brands and publishers the opportunity to bolster their reputation by focusing on real stories told by their own
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Help us find innovation in publishing

I'll admit: it sometimes feels like there's no innovation in publishing. In a business of me-too titles and copycat book covers, where mainstream press
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Time Inc. Looks For Ways To Save $400M

On a positive note, revenues from other activities, including marketing services, book publishing, events and licensing, rose 6% to $113 million.
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New Austrian games publisher Toplitz emerges

Based close to Lake Toplitz in Austria, the firm is already working on a series of titles, including a farming life simulator, Airport Simulator 2018, a horse
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As publishers abandon Medium, can the platform survive?

After completely abandoning traditional display advertising from its site, publishing platform Medium is losing major publications to rival content
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First Look: DUKE THOMAS's New Costume As THE SIGNAL

A cover to the first issue of Duke Thomas' solo title Batman & The Signal has sprung up out of Edelweiss, a catalogue for book publishers. The cover
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New Books Explore How to be Single and Christian

As church leaders consider how to draw and keep singles, publishers are offering books aimed at both the clergy and single Christians exploring the
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Young at heart and mind

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Young at heart and mind

“Obviously, you have to do your own marketing,” he said of the self-publishing world. “I know publishers often look for things that already have a
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Regnery Has Soft Second Quarter

Sales in Salem Media Group's publishing division, which is comprised primarily of Regnery Publishing and the self-publishing units Xulon Press and
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LAHS student ponders mentors, writing life and starting over

The novel, distributed through the self-publishing imprint XLibris, represents a departure in both product and process for the young writer. Usually a
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Notion Press enters Singapore market

Chennai, Aug 9 : Publishing services firm Notion Press has forayed into … Notion Press offers professional self-publishing services for writers to
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Need Ghostwriter for Christian Devotional Book

Details. I am looking for that creative person who can write 15 small devotionals, as a ghostwriter. My heart is to encourage Christians in their daily
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Lonely Planet launches travel inspiration app set to rival Instagram

Trips is a self-publishing content platform designed by Lonely Planet's in-house product team in collaboration with interface design consultancy
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What Does Disney's Streaming Service Mean for Fans of the Marvel/Netflix Shows?

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What Does Disney's Streaming Service Mean for Fans of the Marvel/Netflix Shows?

They will not only act as the comic book publishers but will also be developing series based on these books. The Millarworld stories and characters
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eBay's New Browse and Product Pages

This demo was probably the first time many sellers learned about the pages and … Since eBay Open, there have been many comments on seller forums … options, resolution options, special deals option, and best selling options.
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New book chronicles the history of the Conowingo Dam

History and curiosity is certainly a main reason Paulson sought out to publish a book in the first place, and after trying a multitude of publishers,
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Sportswear Best Sellers Clothing

Find Sportswear Best Sellers Clothing at Nike.com. Enjoy free shipping and returns in the US with Nike+.
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Austin Chronicle co-founding editor Louis Black retires after 36 years

Austin Chronicle co-founder Louis Black is retiring from the weekly newspaper after 36 years as its co-editor and co-publisher, the Chronicle
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New Media Announces Agreement to Acquire Morris Publishing Group Assets for $120.0 Million

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New Media Investment Group Inc. (“New Media” or the “Company”, NYSE:NEWM), one of the largest publishers of
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Inaugural literary festival opens exciting new chapter

“Eventually I got an agent and got published. … “Submit your work to an agent by all means, though self-publishing has now become more respectable
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This Massive Chicken Parm Pizza Is the Ultimate Italian Comfort Dish

The chicken Parm pizza quickly became one of Quality Italian's top sellers. On a standard night, the kitchen will serve up to 80 “pies” — though it's not
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An ad man's guide to live and let live

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An ad man's guide to live and let live

I started writing my book when I was 65 and now I am 73. With the publication … And of course, Amitav Ghosh for his convincing writing style,” he says.
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Moon Willow Press Announces the Exciting Adventure Novel and Series Finale of Infinite Games …

Adventure/Speculative/Ecofiction; “The story of a clash between those who love the wetlands and their unique state and those who want to see them
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When Talent Shows Go Bad

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When Talent Shows Go Bad

My creative writing professor, Brian Burt, is nodding somewhere like, “Yep. Chick never shut up when she was on paper. I fell dead asleep more than
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Lonely Planet launches new content sharing platform to boost customer engagement

Lonely Planet has launched a new self-publishing content platform, Trips, offering travellers an opportunity to share and discover memorable
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7 creative ways to supplement your income online

Getting a book to market used to mean shopping a manuscript around to publishers or paying a self-publishing company to print books that you then
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Comic Con returns to Glasgow and we have all the details

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Comic Con returns to Glasgow and we have all the details

The event will also host exhibitors and retailers, including movie studios, videogame and comic book publishers, anime and manga distributors.
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The new history course at the secondary level approved

The saga surrounding the new history course in secondary school coming to an … According to the president of the Society of teachers of the history of … replied that the manuals be distributed this winter by the publishing houses will
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Matthew Trent Appointed Promotion Manager of G. Schirmer / Associated Music Publishers / Music …

August 7th, 2017 – G. Schirmer and Associated Music Publishers (AMP), the world's pre-eminent classical music publishing house and part of The
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Lonely Planet launches travel-focused photo-sharing app

Travel media brand Lonely Planet has launched a new app called Trips, which it describes as a 'self-publishing content platform', and which aims to
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Five Steps that Will Change the Digital Media Industry

Most traditional digital publishers will eventually have to adapt to this new … A detachable digital publisher can be described as a publisher who no
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Super volunteers help tournaments run smoothly

… numbers from golf scorecards to Rohatyn, who was writing them on the scoreboards at the TS&M Woodlawn Golf Course for the Frametech Classic.
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Stories from behind the frontline at Canberra Writers Festival

Bram Connolly knew he wanted to join the army when he was about 12 years old. At 17 he headed off to basic training and just two years later as a
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