Pinterest: Story Prompts Board

Study. Read. Write is now on Pinterest!

You want to participate in ROW80 or NaNoWriMo but you have no idea what to write about?

Check out my Story Prompts Board (click on the picture to go to the pinboard)!

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Latte Macchiato at Café Orlando

Café Orlando in Solingen is my dad’s favourite café and I’ve been going there for years for a coffee fix.

There aren’t many tables (3 in the main bar plus a few bar stools) and once the mainly Italian patrons start gambling it can get pretty loud, but the coffee is good and the people friendly and that’s what matters!

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ROW80 – Sunday Update & Song Prompts

Seeing as I only updated late on Thursday, I don’t really have that much to tell you today.

The clocks changed last night, and that’s, usually, when my SAD kicks in properly, so I’ll see how it goes from here on in. I’ve already had my SAD light out for a while, but I find it very hard to concentrate on tasks (and finish them) at this time of year, my energy levels are in the basement and as much as I’d love to write for ROW80 and NaNoWriMo as well as finish several short courses I had signed up for before my university matriculation was decided on and approved, it’s going to be tough. And if push comes to shove, my studies take priority, no matter how much I’d rather be writing.

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Stay Focused and Stop the Procrastination Game

The academic year 2014/2015 is now underway and students everywhere will no doubt think “I’ll just check Facebook for 5 minutes, then I get back to studying.”

Only they, usually, end up spending hours surfing the internet for reasons other than research. Nothing gets students to focus on a task like a twenty  page paper due in five hours.

A Google Chrome Extension can help you stay focused on your task and stay away from distracting sites.

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