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Alternatives to National Novel Writing Month

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National You Made Your Word Count for Day One! Month National It's Hard to Write When It's Dark by 5 P.M. and Your Seasonal Depression Is Really Hitting Its Stride Month National Listen to the National While Panicking About What That Bird You've Been Watching Will Do for the Winter Months Month National Should You Continue to Feed the Bird or Is That Ruining Its Will to Migrate and Ability to Find Its Own Food? National How Was It Even Possible for That Person on Twitter to Write Four Thousand Words Today? National Do You Even Want to Be a Novelist, or Are You Just Doing This to Avoid the Screenplay You Still Haven't Finished? National, Yes, That Bird Does Know You're Only Cleaning Out Your Utensil Drawer to Avoid Writing Month National Is a Pandemic Really a Great Time to Work on Your Navel-Gazey Novel? National Who Decided That a Month with Two National Holidays That Doesn't Even Have Thirty-one Days in It Would Be a Good Time to Try to Write an Entire Book?

Are Apple One plans a good deal? We crunched the numbers to find out.


Apple officially announced its Apple One subscription bundles on Tuesday at its September event. The big question: Are they worth the money? We broke down every Apple One plan to find out. Users get Apple Music, Apple TV, Apple Arcade, and 50GB of iCloud storage. Here's the thing: Apple TV doesn't have a hit show like Stranger Things on Netflix or The Mandalorian on Disney .

Amazon launches 40 live streaming TV channels on Prime

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Amazon now offers live television channels via its Prime Video service in the UK and Germany, for an extra cost. Users will be able to subscribe to up to 40 popular channels such as ITV, Discovery and Eurosport individually, without paying for a bundle. The move is competition for rival services Netflix and pay-TV operators such as Sky. A similar service is already operating in the US. However, Until now, until now Prime Video has offered only on-demand shows in the UK.

The best Apple iPhone X and iPhone 8 deals for 2018


Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. The iPhone X is widely regarded as the biggest and most powerful smart-phone that Apple has launched to date. For this reason, contracts and stand-alone prices are perceived by many to be extortionate. That's where Mashable can assist.

Attention, Prime members: You can get 2 months of Showtime for $2 this Prime Day


SAVE $20: As of Oct. 12, Amazon's Prime Day streaming deals include a special offer where Prime members can sign up for two months of Showtime for just 99 cents a month (normally $10.99/month). Need something new to watch once you've hit "Place your order" on your Prime Day haul? A subscription to the premium channel would normally run you $10.99 a month, so this deal is saving you a whole $20 (or 91%). Along with exclusive series like Kidding, Homeland, Shameless, and Desus & Mero, a Showtime subscription gets you access to a huge library of popular movies on demand through the Showtime website or app, including Mean Girls, Top Gun, Hustlers, and Hannibal. There are a bunch of comedy specials and documentaries thrown in there too, as well as the occasional boxing broadcast, making it a great streaming option for your entire household.