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|How To Deal With Negative People|
Angel Coleman, BellaOnline's Business Coach Editor
Are you frustrated with the negative people around you? Do you wish you knew how to handle negativity better? Learn three strategies on how to deal with negative people so you can move forward in life more peacefully.
|Start-Up Mentor Alex Genadinik|
Jordan Mercedes, BellaOnline's Business Owners Editor
What does it really take to launch a start up? What can you learn from others who have done it? Jordan Mercedes launches a Start-Up Mentors series with interviews from business owners across various industries. They share their best advice on what they learned while starting their businesses.
|Bald Guy Writing Prompt|
Val Kovalin, BellaOnline's Fiction Writing Editor
Here is an unusual picture writing prompt that has an air of mystery about it. The man has his back to us and not much can be inferred from his appearance. He is almost claustrophobically hemmed in by his surroundings, which seem to be mere texture in the background.
|What to Include in an Email Cover Letter|
Dianne Walker, BellaOnline's Job Search Editor
With so many companies converting to electronic recruitment, it adds a whole new spin to the traditional cover letter. Ditch the emoticons! Learn how to prepare an email cover letter that will get you noticed – the right way!
|Review of Sisters of Treason|
Christine Sharbrough, BellaOnline's Library Sciences Editor
Royal fiction popularity has skyrocketed since Philippa Gregory began her Queen Series. There is a new series to recommend to patrons by Elizabeth Fremantle and the latest title is Sisters of Treason.
|Band Promo Videos On A Budget|
Sabira Woolley, BellaOnline's Musician Editor
With creativity and these tips, you can make great promo videos for your band at very little expense.
|Developing Character: an Overview|
Bluedolphin Crow, BellaOnline's Nonfiction Writing Editor
Learn how to develop the true essence of your characters to keep your readers coming back for more.
|Insightly CRM Improvements|
Violette DeSantis, BellaOnline's Small Office/Home Office Editor
Insightly continues to enrich their CRM system. If you were waiting for them to go mobile, they have. If you were waiting for an iOS app, they got it. If you wanted to learn how to fully utilize your CRM, they created videos to help. It’s time to get started.
|Lost Your Job? Now What?|
Corlia Logsdon, BellaOnline's Unemployment Editor
If you unexpectedly lose your job, you may feel stunned, worried, angry, embarrassed, scared, and any number of other emotions. Most of all, you may be asking yourself, “Now what?” Find strategies to cope.
|Finding Creative Ideas|
Annamaria Farbizio, BellaOnline's Writing for Children Editor
Here are some ideas on how to jump start your creativity after a slump.
E D I T O R R E C O M M E N D E D |
How to Write Descriptions of Eyes and Faces
by Val Kovalin, your BellaOnline editor for the Fiction Writing site. Learn to describe the appearance of the eyes, actions involving the eyes, and how to describe eyelids, eyebrows, and eyelashes. More than 2,000 words explaining 82 color names to assign to eyes. Facial shapes, forehead, ears, cheekbones, nose, lips, chin, and facial hair. Learn how the face shows different emotions, and more!
The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
Best historical novel ever, and I don´t even like most historical novels. Epic and unforgettably intense! Among other things, reading this will teach you how to hook your readers through writing strong character emotion.
Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
A funny, unpretentious, sympathetic look at the writing life. The section on allowing yourself to write a crappy rough draft (so you can get it done in the first place) is worth the price of the book alone.