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3 Ways to Find More Opportunities to Read

July 30th, 2013

Are you tired of being left out of conversations about the latest New York Times bestseller? If you love reading but you never have the chance to crack open a book, there's hope for you! While it might seem like everyone else has an ample amount of time to read, the fact of the matter is that they're just as busy as you. The key to diving into books and staying up to...

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General Fiction Writing Advice

May 3rd, 2013

Some of the people who participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) each November might not have much experience when it comes to fiction writing. Out of all artistic mediums, fiction writing is one where writers have freedom to create their story the way they want to. Here are some general guidelines to keep readers hooked. Pick a voice It takes most writers years...

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The Top 3 Episodes of 'The Twilight Zone'

May 2nd, 2013

One show that has undoubtedly made its mark in history through its portrayals of horror and science fiction is "The Twilight Zone." This television program, which aired throughout the mid 20th century, is still syndicated today. Rod Serling, the narrator and creator of the show, was able to transform "The Twilight Zone" from just another series to...

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Top 3 Films About Traveling to Outer Space

April 24th, 2013

It seems like movies always take place in New York, Paris, Chicago or one of the other major cities in the world, and sometimes people may get tired of seeing the same scenery time and time again. However, one setting that never gets old is outer space. There's something so mysterious and interesting about the outer reaches of the universe that it always makes for an...

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Find Your Favourite Type of Poetry

April 12th, 2013

Poetry has long been a creative and delicate way to express sentiments. This form of writing has changed throughout time, going from formal pieces to sentences that no longer have to rhyme. Here are a few of the most notable types of poetry. Ode The ode began in ancient Greece as a form of praise. It was typically set to instruments, and consisted of three basic...

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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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