Fun Fridays – November 30, 2018

On this last day of November, watch this amazing video of a Rube Goldberg Machine (click for a definition) using marbles and rubber bands.

The creator says it took him a week to build and film with 40 failures before it finally worked.

Writer metaphor: How many failures will you endure before your masterpiece is right?

6 Responses to Fun Fridays – November 30, 2018

  1. Richard New November 30, 2018 at 7:16 am #

    Now, that’s a fun video. Especially sense it’s hand made.

  2. Peter DeHaan November 30, 2018 at 7:47 am #

    That’s way too cool. I’ve already watched it three times!

  3. Sheri Dean Parmelee, Ph.D November 30, 2018 at 7:51 am #

    Thanks for the fun video. I do wonder if he has too much time on his hands, however.

  4. Tisha Martin November 30, 2018 at 9:31 am #

    That is the coolest marble video. Quite the talent if it took only forty attempts. As for writers … it depends.

  5. claire o'sullivan November 30, 2018 at 3:59 pm #

    Ha, ha! Excellent reminder of our working the craft and dealing with failures. Failures are good teachers. So are good coaches, editors, agents, our sweat and blood — and faith/prayers and preservation.

  6. Cindy Richardson December 1, 2018 at 4:47 pm #

    As many as it takes to get it right!

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