Thursday, December 8, 2016

Writer's Block

I think you all know this feeling! Writer's block... visualized:


Tuesday, December 6, 2016

69 Rules of Punctuation

What an amazing infographic! It's from Curtis Newbold, The Visual Communication Guy. Click on this image for a large view, or use the detail snippets below.


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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Resource: The Periodic Table of Storytelling

With the help of this periodic table, you will never ... NEVER ... run out of storytelling ideas! See a dynamic, full-sized view of the table here: The Periodic Table of Storytelling. Each element in the table at this dynamic version is linked to the corresponding page at the TVTropes website. Fabulous!



Friday, December 2, 2016

Grant Snider: All I Need to Write

I'm actually not that fussy... but I have to have a lot of light, and natural light is best for sure! To see the full-size view, see Grant Snider's blog: All I Need To Write. His work is also available in poster-size to put on your wall!

A room with a view ... No other work to do ... A childproof lock ... A ticking clock ... Natural light ... A chair that fits just right ... New paper and pens ... Some animal friends ... The right phase of the moon ... Ambient tunes ... A world of my creation ... Or internal motivation.



Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Creative Mistakes

Chitra Divakaruni (author of Palace of Illusions) shared a graphic at Twitter (see below), which I used to create this poster... very good advice here for writers and for all kinds of artists! :-)

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams


(Art in Progress; photo by Randy Heinitz)