Inform, Entertain, Inspire. Chapter 2

Previously, I introduced I.E.I. Inform, Entertain and Inspire. A way to think about written works and works in progress. It occurred to me that while initially the “E” was supposed to represent entertain, the word “engage” could also apply. Writing isn’t always going to be about entertainment. It’s not entertaining for instance, to write a […]

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Minimalism and Social Media

Social Media is meant to be social. Otherwise it would just be thought of as an interactive computer game. It is meant to be a pleasant distraction. It is not meant to be a complete overwhelming distraction. Companies are looking to be the next Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat ad Instagram. They are looking to hit upon […]

5 Things to be Thankful for in Writing

Being thankful is a form of meditation that should be practiced daily. It can be thinking that gratitude to yourself, or expressing that thanks to someone directly. With practice, Thanksgiving can be every day. This Thanksgiving, one of the many things I am most thankful for is being able to be in this business. To […]