A new project: AOK Writing

Believe it or not–before the pandemic even started–I pitched my ‘Act Of Kindness Writing’ idea to the local community college. And then came mid-March. And then came a July email from the college’s community education folks. They were interested. Here’s a 50-second video pitch they asked me to produce. And Read more…

Telepathic writing…whoa!

Today I’m sharing an insightful 2014 piece by Jon Brooks entitled Quentin Tarantino’s Telepathic Writing Technique. It is packed with concepts and ideas that I hadn’t before run across. Brooks introduced me to ‘mirror neurons’, which “fire both when an animal acts and when the animal observes the same action Read more…

Curation Corner: Twitter Resources for Writers

I sifted through this piece from hootsuite and I’m highlighting a few from its list. https://twitter.com/WritersDigest https://twitter.com/writing_tips The writer, Todd Clarke, caps the list with the following hashtags readers/writers can follow. #writing #amwriting #writinglife #spellcheckcannotsaveyou #writetips #writingtips #writingcommunity #grammar #LearnEnglish Hope you find some value here! Lift that pen and Read more…

Curation Corner: toasted-cheese.com

Picked up on this interesting site via my weekly Internet Scout Report. This link takes you to its calendar of writing topics/prompts, but check out the other menu items as well, including the Writer’s Excuse Bingo, which strikes me as potential Zoom meeting fodder for your writers group. [Note: Ignore Read more…

Curation Corner: Check out WritingRoutines.com

Whoa…the 100 Interviews page alone abounds with lessons and insights from successful writers, researchers, and award-winners. Some favorite topics covered: The trap of calling yourself a ‘writer’ [Neil Pasricha] Drawing to Spark Writiing [Dana Simpson] Carving out distraction-free creative blocks [Dr. Michael Greger] Declaring a ‘shut-down’ time [KJ Dell’Antonia] How Read more…