On a previous post, I mentioned having taken many classes. One of the comments asked some specific questions about the classes I've taken. It got me thinking that maybe it would be worth posting. I compiled a list of classes and will start the process of adding teacher, where I took the class, the summary … Continue reading Reviewing Writing Classes
Focus Fox says: Stay strong make them wonder how you are still smiling and what's in the box. Inspired by that mysterious girl
I wish I were a faster writer. I wish I were a better writer. I've taken classes to not only bolster my writing and storytelling skills, but to improve my overall process of being a writer. I take many classes on many venues. I've taken just over thirty classes from January to October 2018. For some of you this number … Continue reading Becoming a Better Faster writer
Focus Fox says: Just as someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago, someone will read your book tomorrow because of the words you write today. Inspired by Warren Buffett
Some great advice on passwords and back-ups.
What would you do if you lost all of your electronic data?
In case you hadn’t heard, there was a massive data breach at Facebook this week. Over 50 million user accounts were compromised. I thought it would be appropriate to remind everyone of a few basic digital safety precautions. Below is a repost (with some tweaking) I did a couple years ago. The information I presented then is just as important now, if not more so.
The three key things to remember are:
- Variety (as in having more than one password — there’s a tip below on how to create one that’s different for every site, yet easy to remember)
- Frequency (backup your data frequently, change your passwords regularly)
- Redundancy (have more than one backup, preferably a cloud-based backup as well as something local)
Keep yourself — and your data — safe!
Today’s post is admittedly not that inspiring…unless you don’t want to lose your work. Awhile back, I happened…
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Focus Fox says: For some writers, the best way to cheer them up is to put their protagonist in an impossible situation so they can get them out again. A quote if Mark Twain had been a writer... Oh wait he was! 😉
Focus Fox says: If you want to write that book, don't sit home thinking about writing. Get to that desk and get busy writing. Inspired by Dale Carnegie
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Focus Fox says: Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren't even there before. It also can remove pants and dresses in record time. Inspired by Mignon McLaughlin
I had a recent crit of a flash fiction piece based off number nine on my Top 10 Badly Named Story Ideas. The writer gave high level comments in the email and then said LBL below. I could not for the life of me think what LBL meant. My day job was in travel and government … Continue reading What can happen if you don’t know an acronym