Fun Fridays

Fun Fridays – July 12, 2019

This is a long video, nearly 15 minutes. But it is worth it.

Ever wondered what the real interpretation of body language is like? Learn from a former FBI agent whose job it was to catch spies.

If you’ve ever used any of the tropes he debunks in the first three minutes in your writing, you might want to revise your material.

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Fun Fridays – July 5, 2019

In the U.S., this is a long weekend because of yesterday’s July 4th celebration. For those who like to be adventurous in their time off, enjoy this video of “Captain Risky.” An insurance company in Australia made this hilarious video of a stuntman who never gets it quite right.

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Fun Fridays – June 28, 2019

You simply have to watch and listen to this video to grasp its genius. You will have to be watching to follow the lyrics. Of course, the music is now repeating in my mind on an endless loop! From the copyright notes: A biblical and ancient Near-Eastern-studies–themed parody of “I …

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Fun Fridays – June 21, 2019

Today is the first official day of Summer (June 21), so while you are basking in the warmth of the day, please enjoy this video of a woman who is passionate about grammar. Before watching, try not to laugh at this grammar joke. Did you hear the one about the …

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Fun Fridays – June 14, 2019

Today is a series of photos that create a picture of the writing life: What prospective authors think the road ahead is like: What the road is actually like: Then you send your proposal to Steve Laube: And your best-laid plans go awry: Life ambushes you without warning: But you …

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Fun Fridays – May 24, 2019

Oh my goodness. This video is a perfect metaphor for the author who suddenly has to master everything in order to build their platform–Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, blogging, newsletters, websites–all while writing their book, working their day job, supporting their family, and more! But the writer does at some point make …

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