Uncategorized · March 4, 2021


A Day in the Life of a Creative Writer Mad at Google

A Day in the Life of a Creative Writer Mad at Google

We only have 1,440 minutes in a day, and we can never get one back – so it pays to truly focus on getting the most out of our creative moments.

How China Is Using Artificial Intelligence in Classrooms | WSJ

A growing number of classrooms in China are equipped with artificial-intelligence cameras and brain-wave trackers. While many parents and teachers see them as tools to improve grades, they’ve become some children’s worst nightmare.

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Day in the life of an author | My writing routine | First week as a full-time writer.

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Jurassic World Screenwriter Tries to Write a Scene in 7 Minutes | Vanity Fair

We challenged screenwriter Emily Carmichael to write a scene on camera–in seven minutes. Emily talks through her process and takes us into the mind of a screenwriter. She had only seven minutes to write the first draft, five minutes to write the second draft, and three minutes to write the third draft–see what she ended up with.

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Writing Advice from Neil Gaiman | Discover MasterClass | MasterClass

One of the central tools of literature is using the “lie” of a made-up story to tell a human truth. Neil shows you how to make your story’s world—no matter how outlandish—feel real to readers.

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Named one of the Dictionary of Literary Biography’s top ten living post-modern writers, Neil Gaiman may be one of the most awarded and prolific writers alive. He has received the Newbery and Carnegie Medals, and his writing has been awarded four Hugos, two Nebulas, one World Fantasy Award, and nine Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, among many other honors.

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In his MasterClass, Neil Gaiman will teach you his creative process for generating original ideas and building those ideas into stories, worlds, and characters that engage and fascinate. Using some of his most celebrated work as case studies, he’ll teach you how he crafts convincing characters and stories driven by essential truths. In Neil’s MasterClass, you’ll learn to find your unique voice as a storyteller, seek inspiration in unexpected places, and breathe life into your characters.

Through 4+ hours of video lessons and a customized workbook tailored to each chapter, Neil teaches you:
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• How he fuses ideas together to build unexpected and original concepts
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• How he collaborates with artists for graphic novels
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