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Hello! Welcome to the Friday open thread, where rustlers, cutthroats, murderers, bounty hunters, desperados, mugs, pugs, thugs, nitwits, halfwits, dimwits, vipers, snipers, con men, and Methodists eat beans around a campfire and cause global warming. » 10/31/14 11:37am Today 11:37am

How to Stick to a Writing Schedule

Practice makes perfect, the old adage goes, and the more you write the better you get at it. Whether you're blogging for money or writing for yourself—perhaps for November's NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month—here are some tips to develop a writing habit. » 10/31/14 8:00am Today 8:00am

Save Face When You're Angry with a "Discomfort Caveat"

Anger has a way of getting the best of us. Most of the time, it's better to walk away and take a few minutes to cool off, but you may not always have the time or space to do so. A "discomfort caveat" can inform the other party that you're not thinking as clearly as you'd like to and help keep the conversation under… » 10/30/14 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

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