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Bullies – Excerpt from the novel Johnny Oops

Bullies – Excerpt from the novel Johnny Oops

I can't take anymore. These guys are killing me. I have to find a way to escape.......[Read More]
How to Create a Good Protagonist

How to Create a Good Protagonist

Just about every story has at least one protagonist and one antagonist (though you can certainly include more). A protagonist is a character who readers cheer for throughout the story. He is the main character who the audience follows on a journey, whether physical, emotional or spiritual. In a char......[Read More]
Romantic Scenes in English Movies

Romantic Scenes in English Movies

Since "Incident at Clovelly Cottage," the first English film shot in 1895, many productions have entertained audiences not only in Britain, but around the world. Early English films were often based on adaptations of Shakespeare's dramas and comedies and Dickens's novels. However, contemporary produ......[Read More]
How to Get Coldplay Tickets

How to Get Coldplay Tickets

Formed in London in 1998, Coldplay has become one of the major modern rock acts of the 21st century. With four acclaimed albums under their belt, the band regularly sells out performances all over the world. Getting tickets to see Coldplay can be difficult, at best. A little determination combined w......[Read More]
Black Author Brings New Voice to Science Fiction and Fantasy

Black Author Brings New Voice to Science Fiction and Fantasy

African American sci-fi/fantasy author R. A. Baker shares his views on the genre, and the future of black speculative fiction.......[Read More]
How to Work From Home Swing Trading

How to Work From Home Swing Trading

Swing trading, or channel trading, involves short-term trades--generally anywhere from one day to six trading days--in which the trader attempts to catch short-term up and down oscillations in the price of an individual stock or index. Swing trades work best in a sideways market where a stock is tra......[Read More]
How to Read a Receipt in Orange Webmail

How to Read a Receipt in Orange Webmail

Orange Webmail allows you to configure a read receipt to notify you when recipients have read your emails. When the email is read, an email is sent to you indicating so. This is beneficial in ensuring recipients receive and read important or urgent emails that you send.......[Read More]
In Bible versus Quran: When Moses, Aaron, Nadab and Abihu went up?

In Bible versus Quran: When Moses, Aaron, Nadab and Abihu went up?

The Bible says that Moses and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and the seventy elders of Israel went up. Nadab and Abihu are not mentioned therein in the Noble Quran.......[Read More]
Honore de Balzac.The All-Time Parisian

Honore de Balzac.The All-Time Parisian

Honore de Balzac is likely to be the most oustanding French writer of the 19th century, whose popularity gets bigger till nowadays. Learn more about this writer and his masterpieces in the following a......[Read More]
Poems About Shooting Stars

Poems About Shooting Stars

Poets often use images from nature to tell personal stories and to express emotions. The images of stars and shooting stars appear in poems, often those concerning love or the passing of love. Some poems mimic the form of the stars long tail in the night sky; other poets write poems that concentrate......[Read More]
What Does "Breezy Tone" Mean in Poetry?

What Does "Breezy Tone" Mean in Poetry?

Poetry can be composed in a number of ways, from the somber to the lighthearted. However, poetry written in a breezy tone is rarely as lauded as poetry of a more serious nature. This is unfair, as light verse is important in lifting the spirits, and can be clever, witty and outstanding.......[Read More]
The Greatest Erotic Novel, And How It Altered History

The Greatest Erotic Novel, And How It Altered History

John Cleland's 'Fanny Hill' had an unintentional impact on history - from banned book to standard romantic fare.......[Read More]
Characteristics of a Gothic Literature Antagonist

Characteristics of a Gothic Literature Antagonist

Gothic literature is defined by a number of reoccurring tropes, recognizable to a reader even when the text's plot or the author's writing style is quite different from other texts in the genre. These tropes include a mysterious setting, a victimized protagonist and an antagonist with certain charac......[Read More]
Lithographic Printing and High Quality Art Prints Can Be Bought Online As Well

Lithographic Printing and High Quality Art Prints Can Be Bought Online As Well

Limited Edition Lithograph is something that refers to printing according to lithography technique. Lithograph Art production is definitely far harder than most of the printing works. Online Litho Pri......[Read More]
How to Have a Traditional Polish Tree Trimming

How to Have a Traditional Polish Tree Trimming

Christmas trees begin popping up in American living rooms around Thanksgiving nowadays, but in Poland trimming the tree together on Christmas Eve is an integral part of the holiday Celebration. As dusk falls and the first star appears in the sky, the tree lights are lit and dinner is served.......[Read More]
How to Read Human Faces

How to Read Human Faces

The art/science of face reading is known as physiognomy or personology. It is amazing what a person's facial features are thought to reveal about their personality. A curved forehead, for example, indicates creativity, while wide eyes denote a sensitive person, and large cheeks mean the person is en......[Read More]
Reading Strategies for ELL Students

Reading Strategies for ELL Students

Studies completed by the National Center for Educational Statistics show a tremendous growth in the English language learner (ELL) population over the past few years -- a 65 percent boom in ELLs between 1993 and 2003, while the overall student population grew by only 9 percent. Studies also show, ho......[Read More]
Three Main Strategies of English Classroom Management

Three Main Strategies of English Classroom Management

Classroom belongs to both teachers and students, and it is also a process which teaching and management enhance their perfect, they take effect mutually......[Read More]
How to Read a Nook Color in Daylight

How to Read a Nook Color in Daylight

The Nook Color contains an LCD display that allows you to view ebooks and digital publications in a variety of light settings including daylight, in a dark room and low-light environments. The Nook also includes a brightness control that lets you adjust the amount of light emitting from the device. ......[Read More]
What Is the Meaning of a Holly Bush?

What Is the Meaning of a Holly Bush?

A member of the Ilex genus and grown in North America, China, Japan and Europe, the holly bush is often used as a shrub border but can grow as tall as 80 feet when unattended. Cultural meanings associated with the holly bush date back to the ancient Druids, with worldwide associations present throug......[Read More]