Fun Fridays

Fun Fridays – December 6, 2019

Today’s video is a long one (11 minutes) but is the perfect break from your busy day … to learn how this man folds amazing paper airplanes for world records. You finished your Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping. You finished NaNoWriMo (if you are a novelist). You deserve a …

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Fun Fridays – November 22, 2019

I totally would have done this to my daughters if I had thought of it. It is also a bit of a metaphor for clarity in our writing. If the reader misunderstands it whose fault is it? The reader? The writer? Or simply blame the editor, that nameless person who …

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Fun Fridays – November 15, 2019

This video gives mind-blowing facts about linguistics. In particular, how pronunciation has changed over time. Thus, if you are writing a historical novel, be careful in assuming the words you use meant the same in your era and that they they were pronounced like they are today. Made me think …

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Fun Fridays – November 8, 2019

This video is what you need to go outside and do today. If not literally, do it imaginatively. It’s important to take the proverbial happy break. And what better way than in a pile of leaves? The last bit of the video is an illustration of finding the “needle in the …

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Fun Fridays – November 1, 2019

A video about an unusual intern’s visit to Penguin Random House. I bet they were paid like a typical volunteer intern, except a little fishier! Enjoy! Makes one wonder what publishers like Blink, WaterBrook, Cook, Tyndale, Lion, Orbit, or Skyhorse could do with this idea!

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