I recently did something that felt weird. I posted a tweet that said “You are beautiful!” I didn’t target it to anyone. I just let it fly, and considering my tweets get “automagically” posted in other places, it went all over.
Why do I say it felt weird? Continue reading “You are an amazing human being! #yaaahb”
My style of writing is a bane to college professors everywhere. I normally end up with lower grades because of it, but I don’t really mind. It’s the way I write and I like writing this way. See, my mind works a little different than some people. I write better than I speak. When talking, I forget words.
For example, one day I had to look at my wife and say,
“You know the word. It’s got pages and you read it.”
“That’d be a book, dear.”
However, when I’m typing, words flow out of me that I sometimes Continue reading “Writing Tips: The Conversational Style”
Five bucks? Yep. Five bucks. Here is what I’m proposing that has worked well for me in the past when it comes to deciding what entertainment to buy:
- When purchasing entertainment, determine how many hours of fun you’ll get out of that particular entertainment.
- Multiply that number of hours by five bucks.
- Determine if the cost of the entertainment is below that amount. If so, purchase it. If not, consider it more carefully or just walk away.
Continue reading “Five Bucks per Hour for Entertainment”
“Huh? Read to write?”
Well, yeah. Here are five simple facts about how reading makes your writing better:
- Reading increases your vocabulary. That should speak for itself. But if it doesn’t, let me explain. If you increase your vocabulary you can begin to sound like all of those other authors that seem to write with a thesaurus in hand. But that just sounds pompous and arrogant, right? Yes. It can. But when done right, what it does is Continue reading “Writing Tips: Read.”
OK, so here it goes, I’m going to give you one of the biggest tips you could ever have for writing: Commit. Commit the pen to paper. Commit your fingers to the keys. No matter what your writing preference, commit to writing. There are quite a few ways of doing this: Continue reading “Writing Tips: Commit.”
Topics. That’s right. I said topics. Topics. Topics. Topics. Topics. Topics. Topics. Topics. Topics.
I know. I’m spamming my own post with the word “topics.” No, I’m not trying to get rated highly in the Google search engines for the word “topics.” I’m just trying to make a point about Continue reading “Writing Tips: Topics, Topics, Topics.”