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The Hack’s Guide to Writing an Outline

Warning: Hacks for Hacks tips may have harmful side effects on your writing career, and should not be used by minors, adults, writers, poets, scribes, scriveners, journalists, or anybody. Science fiction Grand Master Joe Haldeman once told me, “If you’re having trouble writing a book, try writing about the book.” …

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Michelin Guide to Washington, D.C. 2019: the Full List

The USA has a new three-Michelin-star restaurant, after The Inn at Little Washington was awarded the French tyre company’s highest honour in the Michelin Guide to Washington, D.C. 2019.  The 40-year-old restaurant and lodge, which is actually located in rural Washington, Va around 90 minutes drive outside of D.C., is …

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Michelin Stars 2019: Guide Dates Published

The dates for the the U.S. Michelin Guides for 2019 have been announced with the restaurant guidebook releasing dates for their four U.S. guides. The U.S Michelin Stars for 2019 will be first announced September 13th with the publication of the Washington D.C. guide. Chicago will be the second U.S. …

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The Every-Novel-Is-Wildly-Different Guide to Revision

Here’s a hard truth: Each novel teaches the writer how to write it. If you’re a parent, this might sound immediately, intuitively right. You can have a philosophy as a parent of one child but your second child can humble you very quickly. Smart parents know their children teach them …

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The Hack’s Guide to Buying a Writing Desk

Warning: Hacks for Hacks tips may have harmful side effects on your writing career, and should not be used by minors, adults, writers, poets, scribes, scriveners, journalists, or anybody. You’ve sat on the couch with your laptop for long enough. You’re a real writer, and you deserve a professional writing space …

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Guide to Hacking the Optimal Writing Environment

A year and a half ago, in the grip of a writing deadline I feared I would miss, I discovered an environmental productivity hack I’ve used ever since. Its unearthing came about by experimentation. I’d been trying to write in various public locations, but if I found a fruitful environment …

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Utah First US State to Win Three Stars in Michelin Guide

We’re used to seeing the Michelin Guide award its coveted three star rating to the world’s best restaurants, but in a first for the French tire company, they’ve decided to give an entire US state the honour. The Michelin Green Guide, which is focused on destinations, has a similar ratings …

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Nordic by Nature by Gestalten is the Must Have Nordic Guide

If you’re in love with the Nordic food scene, “Nordic by Nature,” published by Gestalten, is the refreshing and insightful new guide guaranteed to make your heart beat a little faster. Breathing new life into the popular food movement, this defining book takes a holistic look at the Nordic food scene …

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The Hack’s Guide to Paying it Forward

Warning: Hacks for Hacks tips may have harmful side effects on your writing career, and should not be used by minors, adults, writers, poets, scribes, scriveners, journalists, or anybody. Think of all the writers who have helped you out over the years: Your high school English teacher who saw promise …

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