A day of putoffedness

I just noticed that I want a new default font on this program. I can’t move ahead with my day of extreme productivity (cool that I italicized it) until I change my default font. I mean, it’s an expression of who I am and in 2020, it’s absolutely all about 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: 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…

The power of warming up

So, here is a warmup for my discussion of ‘warmup’. It’s a quick brain dump [not my favorite term, by the way] to get some ideas rolling. It might be a typed list, since I’m currently [obviously] on my laptop, but it might evolve into a mind map in my Read more…