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How to Start Writing Creatively

April 12th, 2013

Creative writing is challenging but rewarding, and can sometimes lead to being published. Here are a few tips outlining some of the best ways to get started. Select a form of creative writing Creative writing comes in many forms - poetry, short stories, novels and more. A good starting point is short essays and poems. These can always be written with a common theme and...

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Looking at Poetry and its Movements Through the Ages

April 12th, 2013

If you love poetry and you're interested in its origin, it might be worth looking into how it's evolved through the ages. Over the centuries, there have been several poetry movements, each of which has shaped the works that are being produced by authors today. Here are some of the most notable poetry movements that represent how the realm has changed...

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Benefits of Visiting the Library

April 11th, 2013

In this day and age, people tend to head to the web for information before they check into their local library. Of course there's nothing wrong with going to the internet for tips and information, but libraries have their own specialties to offer. Books at no cost Sure, you've got to remember to return library books to avoid late fees. But assuming you remember to...

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Famous TV Hosts in History

March 14th, 2013

Television hosts are an integral part of most shows. From infomercials to cooking series, here's a list of some of the most famous hosts in television.Dick ClarkBorn in 1929, Dick Clark is best known as the host of "American Bandstand," which was originally aired on a small station in Pennsylvania. The show introduced new musicians and dance crazes to viewers. Famous artists...

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Easy Listening Music - Easy Listening CDs and Radio

December 10th, 2012

Add Ambience If you are hosting a dinner party or some other social function and you would like to add a little music to the ambiance, then you may want to consider playing easy listening piano music. The advantage of easy listening music is that it is pleasant without being obtrusive, allowing guests to enjoy the music while also carrying on conversations. It’s a...

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Alternative Medicine Books - Holisitic Medicine Books

October 20th, 2011

Complementary Medicine Books Not everyone who utilizes alternative medicines uses these methods exclusively. In fact, using alternative medicine methods in conjunction with modern medicine tactics is a common way of dealing with illness. Although some books on the market suggest complete use of alternative medicines while also harshly criticizing any modern medicine...

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Brain Teaser Books - Crossword Puzzle Books

October 20th, 2011

Crossword Puzzles Do you find that you eagerly await the arrival of the newspaper because you have such a great time figuring out crossword puzzles? If you get a kick out of completing crosswords then it may be time to move beyond the newspaper and purchase some fun crossword puzzle books. There are plenty of books available that feature a wide variety of crossword...

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Cooking Books - Cookbooks

October 20th, 2011

Cook More, Diet Less Health and nutrition experts agree that when you're trying to lose weight, one of the best things you can do to trim calories is to prepare meals yourself, instead of eating out at restaurants. This way, you know exactly what went into the preparation of the food and you can substitute fatty ingredients with leaner ones. But for some, the idea...

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Health and Fitness Books - Exercise and Diet Books

October 20th, 2011

Diet Books Diet books are available in abundance. The best diet books do not promise to deliver a program that will let you loose an incredible amount of weight with very little effort. Instead, these books lay out a sensible plan that also encourages exercise along with the diet. Look at diet book reviews from doctors and other medical professionals. If you have...

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How-To Books - Instructional Books

October 20th, 2011

Book Gifts For Graduates Know someone who is graduating from high school and heading off to college? Sure, the graduate will be inundated with text books, but how-to and inspirational books can be of great assistance in the graduate's quest. Prepare your graduate for the rigors of finding a job with books that detail how to make a résumé. This is an important...

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