Ever wonder what the social media personalities might look like if you were to describe them as if they were people? I did. Here’s what I came up with.
Facebook is that ditzy girl you remember from high school who couldn’t keep her mouth shut yet somehow, despite knowing how prolific she was with other people’s business, she always got the full scoop. When you post a photo, rest assured that the whole world will see it by this afternoon because friends of friends (of friends of friends, ad infinitum) automatically get to see when their friends like
“If you have a story that seems worth telling, and you think you can tell it worthily, then the thing for you to do is to tell it.”
~ Dashiell Hammett
Samuel Dashiell Hammett was an American author of detective novels and a screenplay writer. He created one of the most well-known fictional detectives of the 30’s, Sam Spade in The Maltese Falcon.
Hammett gave himself permission to write. He believed in himself, his creativity and his story enough to tell it. The questions is, do you believe in yourself, your creativity and your story? If you do,
Creativity is all around us. Everything you see was created and designed by someone. I collect ideas. I collect designs. I have a file on my computer and I have a physical file on my desk. I collect flyers, headlines, ads and mailings. On my computer I collect newsletters, e-blasts and screenshots. When I feel writer’s block I go to my files, find an idea, plant a seed and watch it grow.
One way I have found to write effectively, is to write it all out and then edit what you’ve written. When I write, I don’t stop