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How to NaNoWriMo: Finding a Plot

So after learning how to get started, you’ve decided you want to participate in National Novel Writing Month this year, eh? Well, here are your next steps. First Things First The first thing you need to remember about NaNoWriMo is that it’s going to be a...

How to NaNoWriMo: Getting Started

It’s coming! Writers’ most loved, hated, and feared month is almost here: November. Years ago, in college, I had the time (and brain capacity) to participate in NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month.  Don’t ask me how I had time or brain capacity...

How to Make Old Paper in GIMP 2.8

How to Make a Realistic Old Paper Graphic from Scratch in GIMP 2.8 If you’re making old maps, newspapers, or charts, try this quick way to make an old paper graphic in GIMP 2.8. Check out the embedded video for a demonstration, or scroll down for a step-by-step...

How to Memorize Lines

If memorizing all the lines in a script seems overwhelming, this post is for you. Acting in a stage play is a great way to stretch your creativity, learn new skills, and expand your network.  You may have seen our recent video about...