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Welcome to our bi-weekly posts from guest columnist, Bobbye Terry. This week she offers fun tips for thinking outside the box. We’re curious to hear your tips too! Share your thoughts with us! Thanks!
A couple of months ago, I told Beth I planned to write about thinking outside of the box. It’s something [...]
Enjoy this inspirational speech from the film, Any Given Sunday, delivered by the excellent Al Pacino. Enjoy also Jamie Fix, Dennis Quaid, and LL Cool J.
Today’s Tip #5: The 5-5-5 Rule Often my workshop attendees, clients and students ask me, “How much time should I spend on social networking?” “How’s five minutes a day?” I ask. “That’s all?”
The number three is a wonderful number, and complicates things in a fun and creative way, depending on your perspective! We went from singular — 1 — to dual — 2 — to triangular, which adds a whole new layer, don’t you think?
The number TWO is one of favorite. Because I’m a Gemini. I love doing things with a partner. I need a mirror. I want to hear myself talk, and that’s hard to do alone. LOL Maybe that’s one of the reasons why I’m a writer. You know, “It takes two to tango.” That kind of thing.
Enjoy our weekly video in our Sunday Video for Authors series. If you have a video that you love re: writing, creativity, etc., I’d love to know about it. Enjoy. I dare you not to laugh.
“Of all the animal species, humans are the biggest players of all.”–The Promise of Play by Dr. Stuart Brown with Christopher Vaughan
What is fun for you? Often artists think of the moments when they are totally lost in their art, where the sense of self disappears, and what only exists is the creative [...]
What are the top 3 reasons to write a book?
1. Writing a Book is Fun
2. If you don’t write your book you’ll regret it
3. Writing a Book Opens Up Opportunities
Okay, let’s get into greater depth.
#1 Writing a Book is Fun
Yes, writing a book is fun. Let me count the ways.
Jill Badonsky is an artist, humorist, nationally recognized seminar leader, and creativity consultant. And she wrote this fun book! So, I just had to ask her some questions about it because, well, the book looked like fun. Here’s what she had to say…
We are all on an adventure – this thing called “life.” At least that’s what I believe. And for me, writing is an adventure, and adventure spells fun. Some people go white water rafting or jump out of airplanes. I write books. That’s my kind of adventure.
140 characters. That’s it. No more. No less.
Why? It’s fun, it’s short, and you can write some interesting stuff in 140 characters.
To learn more about Twitter.com, check out these resources:
NY Times article, Sept. 7, 2008: “How Twitter can help at work”
Dani at Blog Book Tours has a nice bit on how to [...]