How to increase comprehension by defining words and always asking 'why?'
"Envision the life that you could have if you pursued everything that you wanted with the certainty that whatever it is that you wanted, you would succeed."
If we all put in the same amount of energy to writing a glowing review as we would for writing a hateful one, our lives would change.
It's taken me months to finally launch this project of mine! I explain the origin of the name of the podcast, and the culmination of events that led me to launching it.
Being a good "noticer" comes hand in hand with being a good writer.
In life, no one is going to knight us, and tap us on the shoulder to tell us, "HEY, go do that thing that you've been wanting to do. It's gonna suck, but do it anyways and you'll get better."
It is a way for your higher self to communicate that there is a need that is not being met in your life. And it's probably connected to one of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs.
In the interview Neil Gaiman says, "I mean you've been asking me, incredibly politely, if I could do the podcast or anything, you know, edging around it and giving open invitations for it for a good decade."
What I hope to gain from reading Science Fiction, is a stronger invention muscle. (Is this a thing? )
Sometimes it can be a leisurely activity, but I always find my self underlining, copying passages into my commonplace book, and annotating pages. This is because I read to become. To become more educated, cultured, articulate, understanding, and ultimately, I read to become a better writer. I am not satisfied with reading an exquisite sentence… Continue reading Reading Is Hard Work, As It Should Be.