How My Worst Haircut Turned Out To Be A Great Experience

March 23, 2016 by Carrie De Simas

Every three years, I lop off all my hair and donate it to be turned into a wig for a cancer patient. A few days ago, I did it again. Nine inches of healthy hair snipped off. This hair was then put into an envelope and mailed to a company

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Top FIVE settings as a character

October 14, 2015 by Rudy Dees

In great fiction, the setting is alive. These places not only feel extremely real, these places are dynamic. Evolve. And affect the characters in the story—such settings become actors.Donald Maass has said, “Powerfully portrayed settings seem to have a life of their own, but how is that effect achieved?”Writer’s Digest suggests

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Advice to Donald Trump on How to Win the Minority Vote

March 9, 2016 by Cat Macht

It’s no secret that Donald Trump is not pro-minorities. He has been called a bigot and a racist and seems to take no real offence to either title. Most recently, he has been compared to Hitler.This is taking it too far. For all the atrocities that Hitler committed, the man

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Know Your Limit. Work Within It.

December 16, 2015 by Carrie De Simas

The marketing slogan for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation is: Know your limit. Play within it. It’s a brilliant slogan because it promotes responsible gambling. It also lets tells you that the odds are against you.Few people come away from their gambling pursuits with big wins.Entrepreneurs are the biggest

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