Do you really know your personality?

Recently I read a post from an author I got to know through Story Empire, Mae Clair, who writes about personality types and writers. Even if you are not a writer, this post is really interesting and the test it proposes is incrediby accurate. As Mae explains in her post, there are four factors taken … Continue reading Do you really know your personality?

The Stories Around Us

Are you in search of new ideas for writing? Follow Joan’s advice…

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Hello, SEers! Joan here. I’m excited about my first post with Story Empire and getting to know more about you, the reader. Today’s post is directed more toward beginning writers, but I believe all of us could benefit. So, without further ado…

Taken from the deck of the Norwegian Jewel, July 2012 Taken from the deck of the Norwegian Jewel, July 2012

Are you ever at a loss for words? I know I am. Those who know me may argue that point, but that’s another matter.

I don’t mean a casual conversation about the weather, whether or not you’re happy about who won the Super Bowl, or your opinion on the latest Hollywood blockbuster. I’m talking about the lack of story ideas.

I’ve heard new writers say they don’t know what to write about. Even seasoned authors sometimes face this dilemma.

So what’s a writer to do if the dreaded writer’s block happens? First, take a deep breath and relax…

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Time has come to summarize!

A big thank you to everyone who helped this numbers growing with a comment, a share or a visit. See you in 2015! WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,100 times in 2014. … Continue reading Time has come to summarize!

Hallo dear readers! Can you help me, please?

Good morning (or good afternoon or good evening) dear readers! Today I write in search for some help. Would you mind take a minute to read below? Thank you! A few days ago I started and online course called Tribe Writers, created by Jeff Goins. I am still at the beginning but I already learnt … Continue reading Hallo dear readers! Can you help me, please?

Science in little things #2 – Dish washing

Unless you are monstrously rich or incredibly lucky (or both) you have to do the washing up, right? Quite a boring task, that includes drenching your cuffs, geting dry hands and dealing with filthy objects.  Personally, doing the dishes is not the housework I hate the most (the one I really can't stand is dusting), … Continue reading Science in little things #2 – Dish washing

Quick update just to tell you…

... that I just created a parallel blog in Italian (http://ireneaprileitalian.wordpress.com)! When I started this blog I decided to write in English because this language allows me to reach a wider audience, but I felt like betraying my mothertongue. So I though it was time to write in Italian too and I started a blog … Continue reading Quick update just to tell you…