Fun Fridays

Fun Fridays – March 20, 2020

I dare say today’s video may bring a little jealousy to those who wish to “hunker down” a little more than they already are! (If you cannot see the embedded video in your newsletter email, please click the headline and go directly to our site to view it.)

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Fun Fridays – March 13, 2020

Happy Friday the 13th! I found this absolutely delightful video featuring Carol Burnett and Dolly Parton doing a fun duet. It’s about eight minutes long, but don’t skip through it as your smile may continue to grow. Enjoy. If you cannot see the embedded video in your newsletter email, please …

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Fun Fridays – March 6, 2020

How to Ruin a Book Title with One Word Evidently, I am a fan of puns. I came across a fun exercise that played at changing one word or adding one word to a well-known title–and made it something quite different. I’ll start with some general-market titles and then shift …

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Fun Fridays – February 28, 2020

Language is a fascinating subject to study. The below infographic “50+ Fascinating Language Facts You Didn’t Know” is from TakeLessons.com. (Click through to see a larger form of the graphic.) Isn’t it amazing that the Hawaiian language has 200 different words for rain? (Here is an article discussing it.) Enjoy!   …

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Fun Fridays – February 21, 2020

In the 1960s, there were some unusual commercials that would have been widely enjoyed if aired during the current Super Bowl. Enjoy this one from Rice Krispies utilizing a famous opera. You’ll never hear the famous refrain the same way again! See more comments below after you watch the video. …

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Fun Fridays – February 7, 2020

Be prepared for a jaw-dropping video. This is someone who follows their passion. I did think of a comparison to all writers. If each matchstick were a word, then 7.5 million words in 40 years is quite a few books. I suspect some of you have written that many. But …

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Fun Fridays – January 31, 2020

Today’s video was created in 2011. It is a fascinating look at things that have all but disappeared due to technological advances. (What makes this video even more incredible is that it is actually a book trailer.) The question for today is: What other things have disappeared in the last …

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