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Category Archives: Writing Tips
Thanks to writers like Ernest Hemingway, alcohol has become a legendary agent for getting brilliant words flow out of one’s pen. But as it turns out, alcohol also gets the words flowing in a more literal sense — as a … Continue reading
One of my biggest pet peeves is when someone sends out a mass emails but doesn’t BCC (blind carbon copy) the email addresses. With one click, not only do they share your email address with the world (making it susceptible … Continue reading
For a long time, the word manifesto got a bad wrap. Only communists and serial killers seemed to use them. Thankfully, these days many of our favorite businesses have them, including lululemon and of course, Jonathan Adler. Jonathan Adler believes … Continue reading
The “say it isn’t so” moment. We’ve all been there. It’s that moment when you want so badly for something not to have happened that your brain jumps through every mental hoop in the book to conceive a different reality. … Continue reading
There was a time, not so long ago, when we would memorialize our deepest secrets in diaries. These diaries were hidden from view, tucked away under beds and at times even locked. Not anymore. More and more people are turning … Continue reading
Even the greatest wordsmiths have moments when they just can’t find the right word. Sometimes it’s because of a brain lapse, and other times, it’s because we’re just not sure what we’re trying to say. But sometimes, the word may … Continue reading
If you haven’t heard of NaNoWriMo, the acronym may sound like a complicated science project involving gene mapping and that pesky periodic table (and for some right brainers such as myself, that’s one scary thought). But that quirky acronym translates … Continue reading
Sometimes, you come across a human interest story that seems almost too interesting (and inspiring!) to be nonfiction. Here’s one of them, courtesy of National Public Radio. If you’re up on fashion, you’ve probably seen the vibrant, luxurious silk scarves … Continue reading