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The Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing vs Traditional Publishing

The internet has been a game-changer for the arts community. Musicians and writers, in particular, no longer depend on record labels and publishing companies to present their work to the world. Nowadays, you can simply “DIY” it. Many do, however, when I recently spoke to a poet who was getting ready for the launch of her latest book of poetry, I was reminded of the … =>

How to Prepare Your Car for Winter

When Old Man Winter comes knocking on the door, you would be wise to have already made sure your vehicle was ready for the harsh conditions. Winter preparations can be fairly easy if you’re pretty good about keeping up with regular maintenance on your vehicle. Check out all the winter preparations suggestions available at Cars.com including these main items that must be checked before the … =>

The Future of Work: What Can a Virtual Office Do for Your Business

Image: http://production.dev.atomcontentmarketing.co.uk/sites/default/files/creating-virtual-office-using-voip_302508617.jpg  Thanks to modern technology, the business landscape is changing faster than ever before. You can network with clients all around the world with the click of a button or the tap of a smartphone screen. Business meetings can take place from the comfort of your home, in coffee shops or on a sun lounger on the beach if you’d prefer. As long as … =>

How Much Do You Need to Know About a Job to Include it in Your Novel?

When you are writing a novel, unless your story is autobiographical, you are usually going to have to do some research. This can even be the case when writing in fantasy settings, because you’re still going to need to establish things like the roles your characters play in society and how that society works (consider things like in world economies). When you are writing something … =>

How to be an attractive job seeker

Many of us have been there; looking for a job and thinking that one will never come along. Looking for work can seem like a thankless task, one that grinds you down and leaves you wondering where and when you will get your next paycheque. Don’t despair! If it’s done right, job hunting shouldn’t be so stressful. You need to think about making yourself as … =>

A Room of One’s Own – Why a Shed Can be a Good Writing Investment

When I first started out writing, as a hobby and unpaid, I began as perhaps most writer’s do – from the comfort of my own little desk. Set up in the corner of our kitchen, I would retreat to my desk whenever there was a spare minute during the evening. A place to spread all my writing paraphernalia, this was where I could switch off … =>

How Should You Choose Your Primary History Subjects?

There are a whole host of history modules you can choose to teach at KS1 and KS2. It’s wonderful to have such a rich array of choices, but choosing between them can be tricky. This is especially the case if you’re a home educator who can’t rely on the choices made by colleagues. However, there are a few things you can do to make the … =>

Are The People Of Norfolk Preparing For Their Retirement Travel Dreams?

Findings from an online investment company revealed that East/East Anglia was one of three UK regions with the largest proportion of people contributing nothing towards their UK private pension pots each month, in Q3 2016.This amounted to 46% of the region’s population. Read True Potential Investor’s graphic below for more insights. =>

5 ways to help your child to be bilingual

When we look at children, in that instance, it seems almost impossible to imagine them growing up and becoming a communicating, learning person – let alone one that can speak several languages. Here are four steps to encourage your little one to be a polyglot child. Family agreement Family agreement is possibly the most crucial part in this process. An insecure partner might fear being … =>

Five Books that Can Help You Make a Living Online

In the early days of the internet, few people could have predicted how the web would revolutionize our entire lives. Whether for convenience or safety, a continuously increasing number of aspects of our everyday lives have been transferred online. Everything from banking to entertainment to shopping has been made easier, instantaneous and remote.   Today, we can have the option of taking our careers online. … =>