Good Ideas Are Worth Chasing
Matt Petronzio, mashable.com
Whether you’re writing a story, making crafts or coming up with a new business venture, a good idea can be hard to find. But with a little ambition, a dash of determination and a pinch of creativity, you’ll be well on your way.SEE ALSO: Mor…
A Timeless Letter of Advice from Charles Dickens to His Youngest Son
by Maria Popova, brainpickings.org
“Never take a mean advantage of anyone in any transaction, and never be hard upon people who are in your power.”
History has given us its fair share of deeply moving letters of fatherly advic …
Write great dialogue scenes in 7 steps
7 Tips to Finding “Your” Writing Voice
Written by Jeff Bullas - 1 Comment Categories: Blogging, Content Marketing, Social Media, Writing, jeffbullas.com
Have you ever stumbled upon a blog and thought…”Was this written by an android, a robot or was it a Martian?“
Maybe it was produced by someone that had a personality bypass.
Whatever it was, …
Why your brain loves music
By Ivan Hewett, Music Critic, telegraph.co.uk
New neuroscience study sets out to explain why in some respects music offers the same sort of pleasure as a really good thriller.
The love affair between music and neuroscience just keeps going and going. And this isn’t surprising…
Finding The Spike Lee Of Video Games
By: David Zax, fastcompany.com
Joseph Saulter, the African-American video game entrepreneur and educator, wants to see a gaming industry that reflects its customer base—not to mention the country.
Few industries are as disconnected from their customers as the video game…
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Look, your film sucks, so now what are you going to do about it.
Building an Online Community: The Barn-Raising Strategy -
Marla Tabaka, inc.com
THE SUCCESSFUL SOLOIST
If you build it, they will come? Think again. Building a strong and vibrant community online takes more than a “Field of Dreams” approach. In fact, that looks a lot like building a barn.
Which of these descriptions fits…
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First Look: Dark Horse Debuts New Halo Comic Series
31 Inanimate Objects With Secret Inner Lives
Luke Lewis, buzzfeed.com
When You Travel For Work, Your Kids Benefit More From Stories Than Souvenirs
By: Colin Weatherby, fastcompany.com
Late nights and long flights can put a lot of strain on your home life. Filmmaker and MAKERS creator Dyllan McGee explains how she found a better way to foster work-life balance.
The MAKERS series is a documentary video project of epic scope…
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The Board Game Family Pandemic board game review - The Board Game Family
Pandemic is fantastic family fun!
It’s a cooperative board game that has everyone trying to beat the game – you either all win or all lose. And believe us, there are many ways to lose.
Dealmakers Will Target Entertainment Firms As Hunger For Content Grows: Forecast
DAVID LIEBERMAN, Executive Editor, deadline.com
This will be a good year for content creators to put themselves on the block, researchers at PwC project today in a report about likely M&A activity in 2013. Corporate and private equity firms will be looking to bulk up on entertainment, driven in…
Free Film Noir Movies
During the 1940s and 50s, Hollywood entered a “noir” period, producing riveting films based on hard-boiled fiction. These films were set in dark locations and shot in a black & white aesthe …
Branded content – one way forward | Simon Staffans // Transmedia Development -
· by Simon Staffans, simonstaffans.com
One of the areas I find extremely interesting when it comes to multiplatform and transmedia storytelling is that of branded entertainment (or not even necessarily ”entertainment”, b …