Writer Notes on Walter Tevis’ The Queen’s Gambit

https://digitalcitizen.ca/category/writing/The Queen’s Gambit. Most people know it today, or first think of it, as the wildly successful Netflix series. However, it came from a novel by Walter Tevis, with the author worth mentioning because there are numerous “Queen’s Gambit” novels out there. Some are quite recent, as if to fool potential buyers into buying, or at least having a look to give it a chance. That’s how desperate achieving literary has become today.

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Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes (Part 1 of 3)

https://digitalcitizen.ca/category/writing/I’m constantly changing things in my life, usually for a good reason rather than a random one, or just randomly. it not only keeps things interesting with new things to try, but fun, and good for the mindset. Every now and then, though, I seem to change something that sets off a bunch of other changes like a chain reaction, albeit one I didn’t see coming. I’m in the middle of one now, and it is going something like this… because I’m in the middle of it. Here’s part 1 of 3 to keep things at a manageable length.

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To Read or Not to Read, for Learning Writing

https://digitalcitizen.ca/category/writing/Early in my writing journey, I’ve come to my first dilemma for which I don’t have a clear answer, and not one I don’t think anyone can provide me with an answer, either. That dilemma is how much should I be reading to learn about writing styles? A lot? A little? Somewhere in between? What I like? What I don’t like? A mix of both? And what else?

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Definition: Plant-forward Diet (or Plant-centric Diet)

Plant-forward Diet

Plant-forward is a style of cooking and eating that emphasizes plant-based foods but is not strictly limited to them. Meat may be included but it’s usually not the main feature of the meal. A plant-forward diet is one that is plant-forward, also sometimes referred to as plant-centric.

 

You don’t need the world to stop eating meat completely to help the environment and improve all around health, apparently.

For North Americans, this means eating 84 per cent less red meat and six times more legumes (e.g. beans and lentils)

 

From this eye-opening Solvable podcast on nutrition