Writing

Words Matter

How will future readers perceive our written words? What would a time capsule of written text from the last hundred years look like? Would it tell a tale of truth versus deception, inspiration versus surrender, or clarity versus confusion? If the contemporary literature quotes shown below were included in the time capsule, how do you …

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Maximizing your writing community experience

Have you thought about joining a writing community, or recently joined such a group? The success of that experience depends not only on the group’s expectations and your own, but also in the ways that you and group members participate—in other words, group dynamics. This post discusses writing community expectations, group dynamics, critique groups, and …

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Deep diving for the first time into bullet journaling

I finally bit the bullet, if you’ll pardon the pun, and sank myself into bullet journaling. Never heard of it? Well, back in 2015 a digital product designer named Ryder Carroll came up with a simplified system of journaling to help himself stay organized. “The real goal,” he says in the Leuchtturm1917 journal he developed …

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