Neologisms- Creating, evolving language

Neologism (noun) means to create new words or expressions, or give new meaning to existing words and expressions. As word crafters, we are allowed to create all kinds of words or phrases. Such verbs, nouns, and even phrases can give birth to new meanings. Perhaps someday, those words can become part of our modern day Read More …

My experiment with Morning Pages

This past week, I’ve explored an exercise called Morning Pages. Julia Cameron of The Artist’s Way explains writing three pages, each morning, in longhand, is a great way to clarify your thoughts and remove ‘cloud thinking’ Sort of like quieting the ‘monkey mind’ in Zazen meditation. I figured I’d give it a try. I got Read More …

Google Drive for Writers

Today I want to share with you some elements of the free Google service known as Drive. This is something like a cloud drive (you can backup files) but also an online program suite. I will be discussing mostly the Docs features. Google Drive includes: Docs– This is an online word processor that is compatible Read More …

Link: 10 Tips to Promote Your Book on Social Media

10 tips to Promote Your Book with Social Media– very cool ideas. I’m starting an ‘idea notebook’ to copy the tips I want to follow, and take notes on what works or not. This way I can share my own experiences later with my readers. Not every tip works so well, but you often have Read More …