CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS MAKES OVER 700 TEXTBOOKS FREE!

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS MAKES OVER 700 TEXTBOOKS FREE!

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cambridge University Press has made textbooks free to access in HTML format until the end of May on Cambridge Core. 700 and counting published books are available on Cambridge Core to assist students and readers in their academic courses and pursuits. The following subjects are provided: economics, law, politics, science, and much more! Please do not wait to take advantage of this!   Cambridge University Press made this public via Twitter with a tweet that reads, “We are committed to supporting our global community of teachers, researchers and learners during the coronavirus pandemic. From …

The Best Apps for Every Step of NaNoWriMo

The Best Apps for Every Step of NaNoWriMo

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So it’s the beginning of National Novel Writing Month, and you only have time to do things like go to school for eight hours, sleep for an inconvenient five or so, and occasionally eat. Writing does take time, but you have more time than you probably think (unless you thought you had twenty-four hours in a day, which is technically accurate but unlikely for a functioning person). While there are some circumstances where you can’t whip out your laptop, there are far fewer cases where it’s unusual to take out your phone. So instead of lamenting your wasted time, use the moments …

HarperCollins Launches First Snapchat Novel

HarperCollins Launches First Snapchat Novel

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HarperCollins has partnered with Snap to launch the first story of its kind— a Snapchat mobile adaptation of a teen mystery novel. Suzie Cox‘s The Dead Girls Detective Agency, a popular YA mystery from 2012, has taken its place at the frontier of digital storytelling.      Image via fiercevideo.com     On October 10, 2018, Snap launched its new Snap Originals: five-minute episodes of original shows with new episodes premiering daily. At the moment, there are twelve shows available through the Discover feature. All episodes are vertically shot, meaning they’re perfectly adapted for mobile viewing. The content ranges in subject matter, with many documentary style shorts …

Microfiction Mondays: Read Short Stories via Serial Box’s Notifications

Microfiction Mondays: Read Short Stories via Serial Box’s Notifications

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Every morning, we open our still-sleepy eyes, turn aside, and reach out to our phone-as-alarm. Stop. Stop. Stop. After closing all the shouting alarms sets, we always check out the notifications piled up all night.    This is a routine for every modern person. Notifications full of messages, news, and emails.   Now, there can be a small variation happening in the repetition. According to SERIAL BOX , you can turn your phone into a snapread of short stories as long as you have their app Serial Box Publishing. Beginning July 9th, the app with its newly launched program-Microfiction Mondays-will send a 150-character-or less …