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10 Powerful Lessons from Twyla Tharp’s “The Creative Habit”

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 3, 2015

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What makes someone creative? How does one face that empty page or stage and create something where nothing existed? Twyla Tharp insists creativity is no mystery. It's the product of hard work, discipline, tenacity, undeviating routine and the total investment of both body and mind.

7 Books Bill Gates Wants You to Read That We Actually Love

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 27, 2014

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Ever wondered what books the richest, most successful people in the world read? Well, you don’t have to wonder any more. Check out these books Bill Gates recommends you read that we actually love.

10 Fun Tips on Writing by Joyce Carol Oates

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Aug 1, 2014

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Critics have called Joyce Carol Oates "a word machine."  This prolific literary stateswoman offers earnest, yet entertaining tips on writing.

15 Memorable Quotes by Maya Angelou, the People's Poet

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 31, 2014

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What's your favorite Maya Angelou quote? It might seem shallow to remember anyone by listing their quotes, but it’s important not to forget the wisdom and inspiration those who have passed on shared while alive, including the wise words of a prolific writer, poet and activist like Angelou.

What Famous Writers Are Reading [Infographic]

by Mike Hanski | The Web Writer Spotlight: May 7, 2014

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What do all the best writers have in common? They read a lot. Take a look at their bookshelves and you will see how their reading preferences has influenced their thoughts and views.

10 Best Books on Content Strategy You Should Read

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Feb 28, 2014

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Do you want to unleash powerful content on the World Wide Web? Awesome! What kind of content are you planning to unleash exactly? To What end? The best books on content strategy teach you how to plan and create compelling content that influences thought and action.

10 Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Book Lovers

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Dec 11, 2013

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Ah, Christmas–the perfect time get your loved ones a gift and make the holiday season that much more special! Think outside the box this year and get them gifts that enhance the reading experience.

The Most Popular Books of All Time [Infographic]

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 19, 2013

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This infographic explores the most read books throughout history. Which are your best books of all time?

Ties that Bind: Stories of Love and Gratitude

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 26, 2013

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How do you forgive a killer? StoryCorps celebrates its 10th anniversary with the release of a new book "Ties That Bind." The book features Mary Johnson's incredible story of forgiveness and love for her son's killer.

Zadie Smith's White Teeth: 10 Golden Rules for Writers

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 10, 2013

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Zadie Smith, acclaimed author of the brilliant, vividly written, deeply hilarious novel White Teeth offers her 10 golden rules for writers.

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