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Nelson George

1038626___film__Nelson George is an author, former music critic, producer, screenwriter and filmmaker.  He has been a key reference source and critic of culture for over 25 years.

A lifelong resident of Brooklyn, New York, George grew up in the Tilden Projects in Brownsville. There he developed a love for music and literature reading Ernest Hemingway, Fitzgerald and other greats, turning his love of music into a profession.

He interned at The Amsterdam News and freelanced at Billboard Magazine. All the while attending St. John’s University and writing down everything in between. Nelson

That Dude of the week: Jermaine Martin

That Dude fo the week Mar. 14-20-2010

Name: Jermaine Martin
Age: 29
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 180 lbs
Nationality: African American
Hometown: Rockford, Illinois
Occupation: Model/Actor
Hobbies: cooking, writing, reading, dancing, and exercise
Other Talents: writing music/ promoter

Polish Your Writing In Less Than Ten Minutes

pencilHow many times have you read a novel and felt in the action? Great novels spike the reader's fear, anxiety, anger, laughter--even hormones.


They may even keep the reader glued to the pages until the wee hours of night. Stephen King and Nora Roberts make the big bucks for good reason.

Painting a picture with words demonstrates a unique talent. However, writers must study the craft--as with any skill. The story may be clean off the rack, but may still need a nice coat of wax. No worries. These five tips will help “spit-shine” that masterpiece:

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