Last week, I came across the word “Mamihlapinatapai.” This word exists in the Yaghan language of Tierra del Fuego and is listed in The Guinness Book of World Records as the “most succinct word”, and is widely considered one of the hardest words to translate.
The basic gist of it is this: Continue reading
This week’s theme: “Travel”
I saw this tip on Reddit and hell if it doesn’t work. Change the font on your manuscript to Comic Sans.
First, it makes it easier on the eyes (Comic Sans is known to be a ‘friendly’ font for those with dyslexia), but it honest-to-God forces you to look at the manuscript differently. It turns it new-ish and sort of reroutes your brain because you know this just ain’t right.
I can’t explain how it works, really. I only know it does. Some divine acts you simply shouldn’t question.
So give it a try, and I’ll leave you with this.
It’s officially 2019. Time for new writing goals.
I have a lot to do this year, writing-wise, and coming off the shitstorm that was 2018, I’ve got my work cut out for me. But I’m up to it. Here is the tentative always-subject-to-change list of writer goals for the year: Continue reading
Check out this gorgeous tableau from @fearyourex – it’s just stunning!