Create and send a little inspiration

As part of my AOK Writing project, I’m creating a slide-based tutorial on fashioning your own inspirational message for those needing a little support and, using bit.ly, including the shortened/memorable URL in any handwritten note. There’s also no reason you can’t create a short inspirational video instead of a static message. Hmmm… Read more…

Free course for writers-as-marketers

David Gaughran is respected for both his expertise and his advocacy for all aspiring writers willing to put in the work. Here is a link to his free course Starting from Zero. It includes two free books: Following [A Marketing Guide to Author Platform] Let’s Get Digital [How to Self-Publish Read more…

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…