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The 11 Best Books on Writing I’ve Ever Read
  1. Marie Arana. The Writing Life: Writers On How They Think and Work

  2. James Scott Bell. Plot & Structure: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting a Plot that Grips Readers from Start to Finish

  3. Brandilyn Collins. Getting into Character: Seven Secrets a Novelist Can Learn from Actors

  4. Annie Dillard. The Writing Life

  5. Stephen King. On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

  6. Dean Koontz. How to Write Bestselling Fiction

  7. Anne Lamott. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

  8. Donald Maass. Writing the Breakout Novel: Insider Advice for Taking Your Fiction to the Next Level

  9. Sol Stein. Stein On Writing: A Master Editor of Some of the Most Successful Writers of Our Century Shares His Craft Techniques and Strategies

  10. William Zinsser. On Writing Well: An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction

Now, don’t read any of those books, until…

…you’ve read the bible of writing books:

    11. William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White, The Elements of Style

An art which isn’t based on feeling isn’t an art at all… feeling is the principle, the beginning and the end; craft, objective, technique - all these are in the middle.
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Paul Cezanne

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Psychic Self Defense - Pushing Back Against Harmful Influences
Part of our ongoing series of classes on how to move energy, this class focuses on a psychic self-defense technique called "Push Back", which is a means of d...

Part of Haven Craft’s ongoing series of classes on how to move energy and direct it with will and focus, this class focuses on a psychic self-defense technique. 

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Costumes of Edith Cushing, designed by Kate Hawley for Guillermo Del Toro’s Crimson Peak, 2015

The decorations on Edith’s dresses feature handmade flowers cut from antique velvet and pieces of repurposed Victorian mourning jewellery (because of her mother’s death).

Hawley is a lover of symbolism and used the colour gold to symbolise wealth and flowers to represent fertility. The creators of the costumes used Victorian techniques to craft them.

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✨Let sorority sugar help you with some step-by-step instructions for crafting unique sister gifts this holiday season! Here are several guides to handcrafting adorable gifts for your favorite sisters. ✨

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How To Make Faux Leather From Craft Foam

this technique is so stinkin’ easy, i can’t believe i didn’t think of this before! and the result looks so nice. i’m definitely gonna use this in the future