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Tree Organizations

Trees, Water & People | Helping People and the Planet since 1998

Trees, Water & People | Helping people and the planet

Since 1998, Trees, Water & People (TWP) has taken a community-based approach to sustainable development with reforestation, solar energy, clean cookstoves, and sustainable building in Latin America and the United States.

We plant trees for a better world. Help us children to save our future - Plant-for-the-Planet

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Help us regreen our planet. You’ll do more than put a seed in the ground—you’ll make sure these forests can survive for future generations.

Help Us Plant a Billion Trees!

A billion trees? It's a large number, but it's possible with your help! Forests help sustain all life on Earth. Through The Nature Conservancy’s Plant a Bill...

Tree Quote Card

One Tree Planted | Tree Planting Non-Profit: One Dollar, One Tree

One Tree Planted is a non-profit 501(c)3 environmental tree planting charity that plant trees in countries around the world. One dollar plants one tree.

Home | Kentucky Writers and Artists for Reforestation

ITF - International Tree Foundation

International Tree Foundation Home - Plant Trees with ITF

Restore forests and plant trees in Africa and the UK, in partnership with those who rely on them. Join our global community of people planting trees.

Taking Root - the Vision of Wangari Maathai

Taking Root Documentary

Eden Reforestation Projects

Home

Calling all Women…. What becomes possible when millions of women remember who and what we really are – and then direct that collectively towards [...]

The Canopy Project

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Brettacorp Inc. | One Tree Matters, Every Tree Counts

One Tree Matters, Every Tree Counts

Writing Process

20 Writing Mistakes Even Native Speakers Make (Infographic)

20 Writing Mistakes Even Native Speakers Make (Infographic)

Not everyone in the U.S., Canada, Australia, or the UK writes perfect English. In this infographic we had a look at some of the most common writing mistakes that even English native speakers frequently make.

MOMFILES.com: 16 Boring Words & What to Use Instead #learnenglish #EnglishVocabulary #studyenglish @English4Matura

16 Boring Words & What to Use Instead

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Author John Irving on writing characters

Author John Irving on writing characters

John Irving joined MPR News' Kerri Miller for Talking Volumes at the University of Minnesota. Irving broke on to the literary scene in the 1970s with "The Wo...

Creative writing lessons: Creative Writing tips, more advice and lessons...

More Creative Writing Advice and tips from Stephen King

Some links may be affiliate links. This means I earn a small commission if you go on to buy a product via those links but this doesn’t cost you anything extr...

Featured Author: Natalie Goldberg

Featured Author: Natalie Goldberg

For more than twenty years, Natalie Goldberg has been challenging and encouraging writers through her books and workshops. Learn more about the person behind...

The Power of Perseverance with Julia Cameron

The Power of Perseverance with Julia Cameron

This is a segment of Julia Cameron's Feb. 10 workshop at Wisdom House. The author and artist discussed the power of perseverance in overcoming obstalces to t...

George RR Martin on Coming up with Character Names

George RR Martin on Coming up with Character Names

See Also - George RR Martin on the Origin of A Song of Ice and Fire: https://youtu.be/veCL_uEOZwY

Your elusive creative genius | Elizabeth Gilbert

Your elusive creative genius | Elizabeth Gilbert

Find an accurate transcript (and subtitles in 46 languages) on ted.com: http://www.ted.com/talks/elizabeth_gilbert_on_genius/transcript?language=en "Eat, Pra...

On Being a "Tough" Writer

On Being a "Tough" Writer

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Resources

How to write a book: practice your craft, find a writing community, seek help from a writing mentor and use these 151 must-visit websites for writers. Just dont forget to make time to write xkx

Story Writing Websites: 200 of the Best | Now Novel

The best story writing websites help you learn writing craft, research your stories and more. Find a database of 200 categorized websites for writers.

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You can type and edit by speaking in Google Docs or in Google Slides speaker notes.Note: This feature is only available in Chrome browsers.Step 1: Turn on your microphoneTo use voice typing or v

Text-To-Speech program

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Text-to-Speech Software

Text-to-Speech Software

Name Generator - Cool Name ideas at the click of a button!

Cool Name ideas at the click of a button!

A fantasy name generator for every fantasy character. From Chinese to Viking and from dragon to werewolf, I have a fantasy name generator for all your needs.

Fantasy name generators. Names for all your fantasy characters.

Countless generators for countless names. Some say it's the best fantasy name generator site around, which is very humbling to hear.

Want the best name generators from the original source? We make cute, cool, and funny character creation memes.

Name Generator Fun - Fantasy and Real Character Names!

Want the best and original name generator site? Our free tools create cool and funny random character names, both fantasy and real, for gamers and writers.

Find the meaning, history and popularity of given names from around the world. Get ideas for baby names or discover your own name's history.

The Meaning and History of First Names

Find the meaning, history and popularity of given names from around the world. Get ideas for baby names or discover your own name's history.

Vellum | Create Beautiful Books

Vellum. Create beautiful books.

Create beautiful books with Vellum software for macOS

Wellness

Writers often feel all alone in their problems, as if they are the only one to intensely feel the pain of not writing.

6 Types of Writer Pain and How To Resolve Them (Part 2)

Writers often feel all alone in their problems, as if they are the only one to intensely feel the pain of not writing. But there are many forms of pain...

6 Types of Writer Pain You Could Be In (Part 1) – Beth Barany – Medium

6 Types of Writer Pain You Could Be In (Part 1)

I work with lots of different kinds of writers in my work as a writing teacher and coach to novelists. What they all have in common is the desire to wow their readers, to delight them, and provide a…

Chair Yoga Video: 10 Minute Seated Rejuvenation Flow - Pin now, feel energized and relaxed 10 minutes from now!

Chair Yoga Video: 10 Minute Seated Rejuvenation Flow - The Journey Junkie

A chair yoga video that will instantly rejuvenate the body and mind. Try it at home, at your office, or wherever your yoga heart desires! It works anywhere!

How to Pull an All-Nighter

The expert guide.

Being an author can be stressful. From long hours huddled over a desk to the mental pressure of producing creative work, handling competing demands on your time and juggling multiple roles. We've put together a list of self-care tips, to help you stay productive, sane and creatively inspired.

Self-Care for Writers — WildMind Creative

Being an author can be stressful. From long hours huddled over a desk to the mental pressure of producing creative work, handling competing demands on your time and juggling multiple roles. We've put together a list of self-care tips, to help you stay productive, sane and creatively inspired.

Everything I keep in my self-care toolkit to help align, recenter, relax, and inspire me.

What I Keep in My Self-Care Kit - Dwell in Magic Holistic Self-Care

Click to find out all of my favorite items that I keep in my self-care kit. Simple tools that relax, ground, recharge and inspire.

Exercises--Open Hand

Protect Your Wrists: Exercises for Writers | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author

Back in August, the keyboard I’d used for forever (about ten years) died. I tried using several other keyboards of various ergonomic configurations, but they all made my wrists hurt by the end of the day. After weeks of these inferior (to me) keyboards, my right wrist got so bad I had to wear a […]

Morning routine, self-care, self- love, stress relief,

A Morning Routine Centered Around Wellness and Self-Love – livingbreely

Morning routine, self-care, self- love, stress relief,

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Self-Care for Writers | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author

A writer's life can quickly shift from leisure time to impossible deadlines, which can interfere with our healthy habits. To maintain our health, we should occasionally analyze our self-care habits and routines—especially when we have time between the chaos.

7 Health Tips for Writers Who Don't Get Enough Exercise

7 Health Tips for Writers Who Don't Get Enough Exercise

Unless you write on a walking treadmill, you probably don't get enough exercise! These tips are for writers who know that healthy bodies equal healthy minds...

yogi-writes-quick-writing-and-meditation-practice

Yogi Writes: Quick Writing And Meditation Practice | Sivana East

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creativity & yoga

This is Your Brain on Yoga. {Infographic Magic}

always knew yoga was magic for my brain and heart.

Both yoga and writing are practices that require mindfulness and can benefit your overall mindset and wellbeing. Here’s how they’re connected.

If You Enjoy Practicing Yoga, Then You’ll Love Writing Too – Here’s Why

Both yoga and writing are practices that require mindfulness and can benefit your overall mindset and wellbeing. Here’s how they’re connected.

The precarious balance of a writers' mental health #mentalhealth #wellness

The Precarious Balance of a Writers' Mental Health #Writing #MentalHealth - Motivate Me Academy

The precarious balance of a writers' mental health #mentalhealth #wellness

Writing & Wellness with Alton Skinner

Writing & Wellness with Alton Skinner

In this great interview, Alton Skinner and I talk about health & wellness for writers. 0:15 How Alton got his start as an entrepreneur, trainer for professio...

Self Care for Writers - YouTube

Self Care for Writers

Self Care for Writers - YouTube

YOGA FOR WRITERS | COLLAB WITH ANNIE NORTH

YOGA FOR WRITERS | COLLAB WITH ANNIE NORTH

Today I’m sharing a wonderfully fun and unique collaboration with you. I’m collaborating with the lovely Annie North, a writer and YouTuber, to bring you a ‘...

LAUGHTER YOGA: Intro, Benefits and Exercises - Robert Rivest

LAUGHTER YOGA: Intro, Benefits and Exercises - Robert Rivest

Free Educational Video. Donations gratefully accepted: https://www.robertrivest.com Robert explains: What laughter Yoga is, Why you should do Laughter Yoga a...

WriteChix - Writers Exercises.wmv

WriteChix - Writers Exercises.wmv

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Inspiration

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I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.

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Quotable - Henry Miller - Writers Write Creative Blog

Quotable - Henry Miller

Read more about the author here ~~~ Writers Write offers the best writing courses in South Africa. Writers Write - Write to communicate.

When you don't know what to write, observe people and wrote about an individual

Freebies - Amber Ravatsaas

Screenwriting Inspiration

Quotable - M.J. Rose

Learn how to write a book with Writers Write. Writers Write offers the best writing courses in South Africa. To find out about Writers Write - How to write a book, or The Plain Language Programme -...

Ruby Manuela: Inspirational Tuesday: Writers quotes

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This is timely after my thoughts today reading the TFofTT reviews. Natalie Goldberg // Writing Quote // Inspiration

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This is timely after my thoughts today reading the TFofTT reviews. Natalie Goldberg // Writing Quote // Inspiration

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” — Anaïs Nin - Google Search

50+ Inspiring Quotes About Writing and Writers

The best way to become a better writer is to write, but it doesn't hurt to get advice from the best. Here are 50+ writing quotes with wisdom from the best.

When I'm rewriting... Judy Blume

When I'm rewriting... Judy Blume

"Her heart was a secret garden and the walls were very high." — William Goldman

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amandaonwriting: Learn more about Emily Dickinson here

Quotable – Anne Frank – Writers Write

Quotable - Anne Frank | Writers Write

Find out more about the author here

On Writing Well - 9 Famous Authors | Now Novel

Celebrated authors' advice on writing well can help you learn how to write a book that captivates readers. Read these 9 writers' best advice.

George Orwell on writing well

Why Your Voice Matters More Than You Think |Lynne Meredith Golodner

George Orwell on writing well

Just Keep Writing, Just Keep Writing regardless of its just pictures or in a language we may not speak. Students should write to practice. Students should write to become better writers. They all have to start somewhere. It is also important that students read.

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Just Keep Writing, Just Keep Writing regardless of its just pictures or in a language we may not speak. Students should write to practice. Students should write to become better writers. They all have to start somewhere. It is also important that students read.

Writing is a marathon not a sprint.

The Fiction Story Room on Instagram: “Writing isn’t a sprint it’s a marathon. _______________________________________ #setlife #writer #director #producer #screenwriter…”

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Writing Techniques

How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method

How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method

Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? Take a look at the wildly popular Snowflake Method--a battle-tested series of ten steps that will jump-start your creativity and help you quickly map out your story.

Read the Pomodoro Technique Book

The Pomodoro Technique® Book | Cirillo Consulting GmbH

Quiet your mind. Keep distractions at bay. Let your ideas take center stage.

Planning

Tips for setting yourself up for success with a writing schedule that helps you train for your goal, based on my experience of training for a marathon. Click through to read more.

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Tips for setting yourself up for success with a writing schedule that helps you train for your goal, based on my experience of training for a marathon. Click through to read more.

How to write 10,000 words in a day: 6 steps to a successful writing marathon.

How to Write 10,000 Words in a Day

We word sprinters like to push ourselves. The pressure of a time limit makes us more productive and we thrive on the challenge. And what greater challenge is there for a sprinter than writing more …

Writing Prompts

Write about a character who is dreading the new year. Amongst all the partying, this person is miserable. Use how he or she percieves everyone to turn what to anyone else would think is an exciting event into the dreary one that it is.  After the new year, will his or her true powers come forth, jumbling what would have been a mundane life? What does the new year signify for your character that leads them to have such negative feelings?

A Writer's Nook

Write about a character who is dreading the new year. Amongst all the partying, this person is miserable. Use how he or she percieves everyone to turn what to anyone else would think is an exciting...

If you want to become a better writer, the best thing you can do is practice writing every single day. Writing prompts are useful because we know sometimes it can be hard to think of

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If you want to become a better writer, the best thing you can do is practice writing every single day. Writing prompts are useful because we know sometimes it can be hard to think of

The beginning of the new year is a great moment to reflect upon the prior year and start envisioning how you want your life to be different for the upcoming year. Enjoy these creative writing prompts and I hope they help get your writing started for the upcoming year.

New Year’s Eve Creative Writing Prompts - LitBridge

The beginning of the new year is a great moment to reflect upon the prior year and start envisioning how you want your life to...

50 Journal Prompts for the New Year

Journal prompts for those who don't complete their New Year's Resolutions

Other Pins

Writers often feel all alone in their problems, as if they are the only one to intensely feel the pain of not writing.

6 Types of Writer Pain and How To Resolve Them (Part 2)

Writers often feel all alone in their problems, as if they are the only one to intensely feel the pain of not writing. But there are many forms of pain...

6 Types of Writer Pain You Could Be In (Part 1) – Beth Barany – Medium

6 Types of Writer Pain You Could Be In (Part 1)

I work with lots of different kinds of writers in my work as a writing teacher and coach to novelists. What they all have in common is the desire to wow their readers, to delight them, and provide a…

Chair Yoga Video: 10 Minute Seated Rejuvenation Flow - Pin now, feel energized and relaxed 10 minutes from now!

Chair Yoga Video: 10 Minute Seated Rejuvenation Flow - The Journey Junkie

A chair yoga video that will instantly rejuvenate the body and mind. Try it at home, at your office, or wherever your yoga heart desires! It works anywhere!

How to Pull an All-Nighter

The expert guide.

Being an author can be stressful. From long hours huddled over a desk to the mental pressure of producing creative work, handling competing demands on your time and juggling multiple roles. We've put together a list of self-care tips, to help you stay productive, sane and creatively inspired.

Self-Care for Writers — WildMind Creative

Being an author can be stressful. From long hours huddled over a desk to the mental pressure of producing creative work, handling competing demands on your time and juggling multiple roles. We've put together a list of self-care tips, to help you stay productive, sane and creatively inspired.

Everything I keep in my self-care toolkit to help align, recenter, relax, and inspire me.

What I Keep in My Self-Care Kit - Dwell in Magic Holistic Self-Care

Click to find out all of my favorite items that I keep in my self-care kit. Simple tools that relax, ground, recharge and inspire.

Exercises--Open Hand

Protect Your Wrists: Exercises for Writers | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author

Back in August, the keyboard I’d used for forever (about ten years) died. I tried using several other keyboards of various ergonomic configurations, but they all made my wrists hurt by the end of the day. After weeks of these inferior (to me) keyboards, my right wrist got so bad I had to wear a […]

Morning routine, self-care, self- love, stress relief,

A Morning Routine Centered Around Wellness and Self-Love – livingbreely

Morning routine, self-care, self- love, stress relief,

We+can+be+a+better+writer+by+not+neglecting+our+self-care

Self-Care for Writers | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author

A writer's life can quickly shift from leisure time to impossible deadlines, which can interfere with our healthy habits. To maintain our health, we should occasionally analyze our self-care habits and routines—especially when we have time between the chaos.

7 Health Tips for Writers Who Don't Get Enough Exercise

7 Health Tips for Writers Who Don't Get Enough Exercise

Unless you write on a walking treadmill, you probably don't get enough exercise! These tips are for writers who know that healthy bodies equal healthy minds...

Tree Pose - Vrksasana - Yoga With Adriene

Tree Pose - Vrksasana - Yoga With Adriene

Learn the foundations of Tree Pose (Vrksasana) with Adriene! In this video we break down the details of the posture and work from the ground up and the insid...

yogi-writes-quick-writing-and-meditation-practice

Yogi Writes: Quick Writing And Meditation Practice | Sivana East

yogi-writes-quick-writing-and-meditation-practice

creativity & yoga

This is Your Brain on Yoga. {Infographic Magic}

always knew yoga was magic for my brain and heart.

Both yoga and writing are practices that require mindfulness and can benefit your overall mindset and wellbeing. Here’s how they’re connected.

If You Enjoy Practicing Yoga, Then You’ll Love Writing Too – Here’s Why

Both yoga and writing are practices that require mindfulness and can benefit your overall mindset and wellbeing. Here’s how they’re connected.

The precarious balance of a writers' mental health #mentalhealth #wellness

The Precarious Balance of a Writers' Mental Health #Writing #MentalHealth - Motivate Me Academy

The precarious balance of a writers' mental health #mentalhealth #wellness