“Phishing is a particular nuisance to those who use the Internet for business, such as writers, artists etc. Often it arrives in your inbox in the form of some job offer or some other product offered. Always check the email it was sent from, if you can see the source of it (some email providers, provide this service) examine it. Social Engineering can also take place in these malicious types of emails by trying to entice you to download certain documents, run programs or click on various links within these emails.” Continue reading The 10 Commandments Of Basic Security For DIY Authors, Artists & Creatives Online #infosec #cybersecurity
“Ever read a story, novel or poem and wonder why you’re unable to identify with it? Perhaps you decide to stick with it and struggle through reading it. But now you’re left unsatisfied with how it was told to you. What exactly was the issue with it, why couldn’t you just get into it? Sometimes it’s as simple as the Point of View it was told to you in.” Continue reading Narrative Point of View & Deep Point of View: Writing Tips #WriteTips #AmWriting
“Spoken Word is, alive. Sounds weird, right? But if you consider the best of it out there, it’s always about the performance, the presentation. Choose a subject matter that’s passionate and important to you. Doesn’t matter if it’s about bubble gum or world affairs, it should be powerful and remember to do it with a passionate attitude.” Continue reading 11 Powerful Tips for Producing #SpokenWord #Poetry
“Therapeutic writing was first studied and developed in the late 1980’s by American social psychologist Dr. James W. Pennebaker. It has also been extensively researched and written about by Dr. Gillie Bolton in the UK also. ” Continue reading Expressive #Therapy: #Writing It Out #mentalhealth #mentalillness #amwriting
“Use simple words that pack the most meaningful punch. Your writing shouldn’t need dictionary, a thesaurus and Wikipedia just to digest it.” Continue reading 9 Tips For #Writing Killer #Fiction #WriteTips #AmWriting #Reading #Books #Authors
“In Lord of Flies, we also see the archetypes that Freud described of the Superego, Ego and Id, or Freudian Trio in the three main characters. Piggy represents the Superego; Ralph the Ego; and Jack the Id. It’s presented as a way of understanding how politics and leadership works but it’s also detailing parts of ourselves. In today’s world, most especially in American politics, these archetypes still exist and play out—insightful, intelligent and wise Bernie Sanders is like bespectacled Piggy, the Superego; decisive, shrewd and realistic Hillary Clinton is much like Ralph, the Ego; and impulsive, brash and narcissistic Donald Trump is like a lot like antagonist Jack, the Id. Or so the narrative has been framed for the consuming public.” Continue reading Lord of the Flies & the #Psychology of #Politics. “Maybe there is a beast… maybe it’s only us.”¹ Simon, Lord Of The Flies #essay #amwriting #writing #amreading #reading #books #classics #novels #fiction
Please donate to a worthy cause! “Stigma Fighters has been featured in, WaPo, The Wall Street Journal, Psychology Today, The Huffington Post, and on Good Day New York.” Continue reading Please donate to a worthy cause, Stigma Fighters. Help authors and writers read their work at the NYU Bookstore in May!
1. String and colored Easter Eggs.
3. Write a poem, Haiku or short limerick about Spring.
4. Write your own film script for an Easter or Passover comedy holiday film. Continue reading #Spring And Holiday #WritingPrompts #Passover #Easter
“…the film is pure almost literary quality Art; meant to provoke and elicit a response from the viewer-consumer. And it does exactly that: You either love it or hate it. But you react.” Continue reading The Neon Demon: An In-Depth Film Review
8. Write a mock editorial about an inquisitive Munchkin cat. Make it about something you’d normally not write about at all. Continue reading #NEW! #Caturday Creative #WritingPrompts =^-^=
We’re back at, “The 52 Week Short Story Writing Challenge” after a brief hiatus during the holidays. Here’s this week’s prompt from @FuckinPrompts on Twitter. It’s FANTASTIC and hilarious, should be lots of fun to write :) Continue reading #52Weeks #ShortStory #AmWriting Challenge: Week 12 #WritingPrompt – We’re Back After The Holidays, Join us! :)
“I didn’t die as a factory worker who made your iPhone. I am a poet. I existed and died as one…. The factory was my prison, but words were my deliverance. I am immortal because of words.” Continue reading #52Weeks #ShortStory #AmWriting Challenge: Week 10 最后一块墓地 The Last Graveyard Of Our Youth