What Makes a Travel Writer?

For those who would love to travel and write, the What Makes a Travel Writer? infographic from hotelclub.com is the infographic for you. This infographic covers the ages and careers of these writers, and also what technology they use. If you’ve ever wanted to become a travel writer, you’ve probably wondered about the tools and resources the pros use to [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:09:57+00:00 6 April 2013|Categories: DIY, Infographic, Literature, Travel|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

11 Great Podcasts for Story Lovers

Jan Bear writes about using the internet to market your book and teaches authors and other small business people how to get started on the internet in a weekly podcast, Marketing Savvy. She has also written this grat article on 11 Great Podcasts for Story Lovers over @ friedbeef.com. I thought it would be a great follow up to my tip on 500 Free Audio Books [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:10:01+00:00 6 March 2013|Categories: Entertainment, Internet, Literature, Storytelling|Tags: , , |0 Comments

500 Free Audio Books

As i pointed out in my 500 Free Movies Online-post, the Open Culture site have also listed over 500 free audio books (mostly classics), you can download to your MP3 player or computer. Below, you’ll find great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. I've listed some of my favorites below, but you can find the complete list, over on the Open Culture site. [Direct link here] Fiction [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:10:02+00:00 5 March 2013|Categories: Entertainment, Literature|0 Comments

The Mexican fisherman

Many years ago I went to an event, where this guy was talking about living a good and happy life. At one point, he read this little story that really stuck with me and I now would like to share it with you. I don’t know who wrote it, some sources say it’s from the New York Times best-selling author Mark Albion’s [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:10:13+00:00 8 October 2012|Categories: Literature, Philosophy|0 Comments

The Last Answer

One of my favorite authors of all time, Isaac Asimov, is an American best known for his works of science fiction. Some years ago, I stumbled upon his two short stories “The Last Question” and “The Last Answer”. The first one being Asimov’s favorite short story written by himself. But they are both good stories, and it’s for me, difficult to point out which one is better. [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:10:15+00:00 2 August 2012|Categories: Literature, Photography|Tags: |0 Comments

Hunter S. Thompson’s Fearless Cover Letter!

Robert Greene’s 50th Law, which says, in essence, to fear nothing is a concept most struggle with. Not Hunter S. Thompson – at least in the context of applying for a job with the Vancouver Sun.  Seeking a new job, Thompson decided to pen the following letter to the new Sun editorial director as his application. Worth reading and far better than the average job application [...]

By | 2016-10-13T07:10:18+00:00 6 May 2012|Categories: Literature|Tags: , , |0 Comments