Twitter recap

For those of you who don’t follow me on Twitter @ebszabo here’s what you missed. Hope you enjoy:

If you could erase one lie in your #life, what would it be? Write the story of erasure, one detail at a time #Memoir #WritingPrompt #Regrets

#Apostasy is desertion #Apostrophe signifies possession or omission Write the moment a #character confuses these words to #disastrous #end

#BodySyntax “almost everything that goes wrong in our bodies can be traced to a failure of communication” HMS http://ow.ly/C9oL0 #Think

#Semaphore: VisualSignaling “Sometimes the language of cells is expressed not in words but in signals”JFlanagan  #Look

Writing Works “Writing, it turns out, is a prescription that equally serves patient and physician” EllenBarlow  BWell

“Words. Communication’s greatest offenders” #DavidCameron #BodyLanguage  #listen #see #feel #write b humble to b clear

Writing is good for you. Try it.  #JamesPennebaker @JWPennebaker @hkbutcher #CreativeWritingForSocialWork #Creativity

“If someone betrays you once, it’s their fault; if they betray you twice, it’s your fault” #EleanorRoosevelt #Write the #250WordStory #Flash

“Any animal including humans once they are scared they don’t tend to show signs of intelligent behavior” #KKendrick  Keith Kendrick  BBC News 

 

 

 

 

twitter recap

For those of you who don’t follow me on twitter @ebszabo here’s what you missed last week. Hope you enjoy:

“Have you fallen in love with the wrong person yet?’ #CassandraClare #WritersBlock: There’s no better cure than #BadLove. try it

“Syllables govern the world” #JohnSelden What this means for #grammar is anyone’s guess, but it does explain a lot #write #rules #breakrules

“I’ll do that before I leave for France” #LorenDoucette #WritingPrompt Write the #50WordStory #ParaFiction #FlashFiction 

#Whatif? #RandallMunroe #SeriousScientificAnswerstoAbsurdHypotheticalQuestions Writing Prompt: pick 1 and build #story  #specfiction

Place defines us. Who lives here? Select one resident and evoke them by showing how place inhabits them #characters

winter-aerial-photo-of-the-village-of-kotzebueU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Change begins with a good idea, written well. “In a gentle way you can shake the world” #MohandasGandhi #Ghandi #WriteForChange #WriteForGood

#Parallels #ManyStoriesOneWorld #NPR  #Astrology #SuperScience “a judicious mix between destiny + self-effort” HSHande

A real wolf is bound to show up sooner or later. Write the wait and make that the story. #WritingPrompt #CreativeWriting #FlashFiction

give sheep a chance #ExcellentSheep #NationalGeographic  #BBCNews  just sayin

twitter recap

For those of you who don’t follow me @ebszabo on Twitter, here’s what you missed:

#RulesOnWriting #BreakTheRules be consistent and create your own #CreativeWriting #Innovation #WriteNow  #FreeConsult

@MargaretAtwood “forces us to see in such sharp relief that we feel compelled to share her worries and thus to act on them.” #DrewFaust

#Read to write & #write to be read There’s a #World out there waiting for you #NPR #NationalBookAwards  #WriteNow

#ClimateChange #justice & the “arc of the moral universe” #MarkReynolds #BeTheChange, #write #CliFi @citizensclimate

Don’t know what to think of this “Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen.” #WillaCather #write

twitter recap

For those of you who don’t follow me on Twitter @ebszabo here’s what you missed. Enjoy:

#6WordStory Plot in six! “Failed SAT. Lost Scholarship. Invented Rocket.” #WilliamShatner @WilliamShatner #SaveSciFi #CliFi #CreativeWriting

#SixWordStory Plot in six! “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” #ErnestHemingway #ShortShortFiction #FlashFiction #CreativeWriting #Fiction

#6WordStory Plot in six! “Longed for him. Got him. Shit.” #MargaretAtwood @MargaretAtwood #CreativeWriting #FlashFiction #ShortShortFiction

Tangibles evoke #stories. #WritingPrompt: Create a #character and give us their #BackStory by showing what they carry in their pockets.

#subtext & #WritingDialogue: people don’t always say what they mean & they don’t know everything they feel.  That’s why god created subtext

#OrsonScottCard “What matters in the opening is the structure: viewpoint, voice, event, cause” @OrsonScottCard #creativeWriter #storyOpening

“virtuosity of showing us the darkness.” praise for #MargaretAtwood from  #HarvardPresidentDrewFaust @MargaretAtwood

“Why don’t you make more bread?” #RosalieHarrington Writers listen for layered meaning, as if you are reading. Write what you hear #subtext

“Wear your pants inside out” #MargoCasey #GreatWriting is #mutiny #turbulence #revolution #BreakTheRules #CreativeWriting #Fiction

twitter recap for the week

For those of you who don’t follow me @ebszabo on Twitter, here’s what you missed – enjoy:

#Inspiration “To invent you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.” #ThomasEdison #CreativeWriting #BreakRules

#WhyWrite? “We are a way for the cosmos to know itself” #CarlSagan #Cosmos #WriteTheJourney #Discovery #Go

The #perfectTimeTo #write is when you #makeTheTime and write.

“#Authors who please everyone at once are quickly exhausted” #AndreGide Also, it’s impossible #Life’sShort #Write to #love, not impress

Be ruthless with a good idea. That’s how brilliant story is made – tempered by challenge, written in spite of nausea, boredom & self doubt

“My yesterdays walk with me” #WilliamGolding in fiction & nonfiction we draw upon our past, thankfully that means even regret is good fodder

check out ‘Cli-fi: ten assorted doomsday scenarios’ #UgoBardi @UgoBardi

 

alpacas-animals-vicugna-pacos photo:Andrew McMillan

What just happened? 200words Begin w “There is nothing static in this universe” #FlashFiction

What do you need to write? For me it’s the dark. Write the dark to be happy. “I’ve been trained to love my darkness” #LadyGaga @Lady Gaga

twitter recap for this week

For those of you who don’t follow me @ebszabo on Twitter, here’s what you missed – enjoy:

#Write when it hurts. Capture your best. “A writer is someone for whom #writing is more difficult than it is for other people.”  #ThomasMann

#writer’sblock? #WriteNow offers supportive #mentoring, #coaching & #editing for writers of #fiction and #nonfiction

Do you know what scares or intimidates you about writing? #WriteNow offers 1hr  #free consult.  #CreativeWriting

Write #WhatMatters, omit the rest. The past inhabits us & drives our stories. Without it we might be happier, but we couldn’t #write. #CliFi

#Illuminate, don’t explain. How? Evoke the #Senses Touch Sight Taste Hear Smell are linked to #memory & highly #evocative #CreativeWriting

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” #AnaïsNin #Cli-Fi #ClimateChangeFiction #GoodReads

Convincing #Fiction is #TrueLove. “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” #CarlSagan #Cosmos

“How beetles can speak of longing” #JodyGladding “on translation, the sources of language” @PoetryFound #Innovation

“Lost somewhere between immensity and eternity is our tiny planetary home” #CarlSagan but #Whatif #MonaLisa said it?