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Pointless Advice

Originally posted on Thinking Chitalia:
“There was a time when people used to line up for your advice, i don’t see anyone now?” she asked her teacher. “When i gave advice i wasn’t wise. When i turned wise, i stopped…

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Tips for Writers: From 7 Pros

“If a story is in you, it has to come out.” ~William Faulkner (Remember that scene where the alien bursts out of the guy’s chest?) “Write drunk, edit sober.” ~Ernest Hemingway  (Write without restraint! And then…restrain, restrain, restrain.) “You might … Continue reading

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Einstein’s Advice for 2021

Albert Einstein needs no introduction. Not only is he the veritable icon for the word “genius,” he’s also one of the most quoted (and misquoted) people on earth. So I was only half-surprised, when reviewing his quotes, how applicable they … Continue reading

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Tips for Writers: A Cure for Writer’s Block

One possible cure. Preferable cure below. There are two definitions for block: 1) an obstacle to be avoided; 2) a material to be used (as in construction). The cure for Writers Block (and its evil twin, Trouble Getting Started) is … Continue reading

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Useless Information

You’ll Thank Me Later. Really. (Click on any picture to enlarge it, or to start slide show) Special Bonus: Useless (but fun) Advice “Don’t be sad, because sad is just das spelled backwards.” ~Found online (and, dude, it completely changed … Continue reading

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Label-otomy

Part One: Who Knew? Part Two: Made in China Part Three: Miscellaneous Advice ⇔ “Secretly we’re all a little more absurd than we make ourselves out to be.” ~J. K. Rowling

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No Tears in the Writer…

I sobbed when I wrote the climactic scene of my new screenplay* this morning, and was completely caught off guard by how it ended, so… Don’t let me down, Robert!  ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ *Over-the-Rhine, a story of revenge and redemption, inspired … Continue reading

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