Today I graduate with my Master’s in Professional Writing, so as a present to all my readers and followers, I give you…
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Tags: academia, Daniel Nester, graduation, Herman Melville, high education, humor, Moby Dick, sarcasm, The Nervous Breakdown
Tags: Book Riot, books, crafts, creativity, fashion, humor, literature, Pintrest, shoes, writing
This link provides steps to make comic book shoes. http://psheart.blogspot.com/2012/07/diy-comic-book-shoes.html
I imagine you could do the same thing with pages from an old book from a used bookstore like the ones on this Pintrest page. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/535858055633037474/
Here’s one blogger’s adventure making literary wedges. http://wanderlustandlipstick.com/blogs/wanderlit/2013/08/18/story-shoes-walk-the-travel-talk/
It’s a great week because this Friday is the Mid-Atlantic Writing Center Association Conference. I’m really excited to be presenting the independent study I worked on in the fall. I also can’t wait to do a workshop on my writing to prepare it for publication. It will be especially awesome to see my old friends from York College of Pennsylvania and my new colleagues from Towson University.
In honor of the general nerdiness, read McSweeney’s.
A take on writing for perfectionists: http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/you-know-you-are-a-perfectionist-when
A take on Strunk & White: http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/revising-strunk-and-white
Tags: fridge, fun, inspiration, magnetic poetry, writing
I have a set of “Bookish” Magnetic Words that I got for about $10.
When I’m struggling to come up with content, I’ll play around with the words until inspiration hits…or I get hungry and then proceed to raid the fridge. Good strategy is it not?
Tags: Calvin and Hobbes, comics, humor, writing
Tags: editing, humor, job searching, revising, writing
Find more funny, self-deprecating writing comics at http://boscafelife.wordpress.com/
This is my job searching life.
This is my revision life.
This is my writing life.
Tags: comedy, Garrison Keillor, grammar, Prairie Home Companion, writing
POEM–great skits about the great people who are completely neurotic about language usage…and proud of it. From Garrison Keillor’s radio show, A Prairie Home Companion.
Tags: Bit of Fry and Laurie, Stephen Fry, writing
From A Bit of Fry and Laurie