"This still needs to be read because there is a pain in my neck that didn't exist," write indie rapper Kosha Dillz as he returns from his 10th SXSW. "I need to let you know that there is life after horrible wi-fi, flirty business texts and hope for new business....
March 22, 2018 Posted by Jay Livingston It’s Stephen Sondheim’s birthday – he’s a pianistic 88. It’s hard to write about Sondheim without repeating what are by now cliches. But cliches (which Sondheim scrupulously avoids) usually contain some truth, and the one that sticks in my mind is this: Sondheim brings ambivalence to center stage. Show More Summary
In the heart of Texas, it sure feels that way. Should we consider the series of terrifying bombings in Austin, Texas, to be right-wing terrorism? As I write this, the police in Austin are still combing through the home and life of Mark...Show More Summary
Jasmin Darznik’s elegant novel “Song of a Captive Bird” celebrates the turbulent life of Iran’s most infamous female poet.
The way to live a meaningful life without nightshade vegetables.
Here's a list of the most important gadgets our Senior Writer Zac Bowden uses every single day. I've been writing about Microsoft for quite some time now, and I'm often asked what gadgets and tech I use in my day to day life. A lot of this tech is vital to my job. Show More Summary
As she celebrates her debut novel Stray City, the author reflects on queer identity in the age of the floppy disk.
Writing about loss can change your life in a positive way. Consider the five stages to writing and healing as explained in this guest post by Sandra Marinella.
A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading United Can’t Fire Flight Attendants Who Ignore Safety Duties and Passenger Brought Back to Life...
Nehemiah mourned, fasted, and prayed; that's where you start. Ed: Tell us what led you to write your new book. Tom: This book grows out of one of my life messages. For me, a life message is something I’ve been learning for decades, and is usually something learned out of pain. Show More Summary
Genetic determinism is not a concept used by practising geneticists, write Brian Charlesworth and Deborah Charlesworth, and Anthony Gordon clears up some facts Martin Yuille and Jonathan Bard (Letters, 9 March) assert that recent scientific...Show More Summary
2018 UPDATE: Please note that as of January 2018, I’m back to blogging! You can read more about it in this post, but I invite you to visit my new blog, Full Life Reflections, where I write about the journey towards happiness, peace, and fulfillment in today’s chaotic world. My new blog basically picks up […]
A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo.
Abier Almasri writes: "Friends and family back home keep asking, 'How’s life outside Gaza?' I can’t answer. How to tell people who live on four to six hours of electricity daily that high-rise buildings in New York leave their lights on 24 hours a day, simply because it looks nice?"
Dharmavidya writes: Negative thoughts and feelings are a bane of human life. They are the downside of the great gift of imagination. A person insults one in some way and...
What do you want out of life? Maybe that seems like a strange question. What do goals have to do with getting rich slowly? Everything! Having a personal mission is key to running your life like a business. Your goals help you decide how to spend your time and money. Show More Summary
A boisterous, loving Irish wake is “the best guide to life you could ever have,” Kevin Toolis writes in his new memoir, “My Father’s Wake.”
"If I hadn’t gotten dumped so many times I would have nothing to write about."
Death is an inevitable part of life. We spend a lot of time trying to forget that fact but as writers, our job is to face the difficult things and write about them anyway. We can heal ourselves by writing, and we can also help others. In today's interview, Dr Karen Wyatt, hospice physician and […]
Combine your goal of self-realization with the right actions. Start bringing your ideas to life by writing them down. Stop searching for the truth and look deep into you as you already know the truth. The only challenge is acknowledging it. Show More Summary