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Ignore Imposter Syndrome and Get Going.

Starting is the easy part. How many times have we all started something new with a heart full of giddiness? The thought that we can do it bouncing around our head, the imagined success and the wonder of the completed project a sparkling goal that seems within reach. 757 more words

Writing

My WIP's Fourth Revision - Editing (9)

My WIP’s Fourth Revision

Eliminating Repetition

I looked at common words.

I will continue to use a discarded scene from my First Draft as an example for editing.  1,687 more words

Writing

Wordy Wednesday: Fewer/Less

Most people have no idea what the difference is between “fewer” and “less.” This is reflected in the number of grocery store checkout lanes with signs designating them only for people with “ten items or less.” Usually, the mistake people make is using “less” when they ought to have used “fewer.” Here are the rules: 115 more words

Editing

Renew the City Cleveland Promo

In April 2016, as part of my videography work for the Central District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance, I got to visit a Renew the City service project in the Cleveland, Ohio area and film some footage and interviews. 49 more words

Film And Video

A little bit here and a little bit there

I work a full-time job and most weeks I only have one day off from work. Usually those days I actually don’t write, as I am chillin’ from all those late nights behind the bar. 112 more words

Writing

CRASH!!

I feel so childish!

In what was it? Five or six days, I wrote close to 6,000 words?

I was so incredibly excited to have done that… now it seems that I have crashed and burned and I think there is much stimuli! 294 more words

20% Work for 80% Improvement: Applying Pareto's Principle To Your Writing

My fiancé works in quality control and safety. A year or two ago, his company sent him to some training, which was based heavily on Pareto’s Principle, which he explained to me as “if you fix 20% of your problem, the results will improve 80%.” For him, I believe the principle was used to demonstrate that 20% of hazards cause 80% of injuries. 679 more words