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Tuesday, August 25, 2020
It turns out that having having houseplants or flowers may increase your concentration (i.e., make you a better writer).
Per Scientific American: In a study to be published in the Journal of Environmental Psychology, researchers show that the mere presence of plants in an office setting boosts one’s ability to maintain attention.
And Bio Advanced posted: A study at The Royal College of Agriculture in Circencester, England, found that students demonstrate 70% greater attentiveness when they're taught in rooms containing plants.
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Monday, April 27, 2020
Per @AdviceToWriters, Jhumpa Lahiri opined:
Shyness often blossoms into a creative calling. Actors are often shy people [...] And writers too, because they mostly are people who, in their childhood and adolescence, have read a lot, alone and in silence. Solitude is an essential element for a writer.
And Joe Moran wrote in The Daily Beast article "Do Shy People Make the Best Writers?":
Sunday, April 19, 2020
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Saturday, March 28, 2020
"I don't get to bed until I'm so tired I could sleep on the floor. If I have four hours, it's really a good night for me," Steel says.
I'm not saying that I don't believe that Steel writes for 20 to 22 hours per day, but I find that to be extremely hard to believe.
Saturday, February 29, 2020
I don’t think I’ve ever made up anything. Everything has happened. Nothing’s made up. You don’t have to make anything up in this world.— Jon Winokur (@AdviceToWriters) February 29, 2020
THOMAS HARRIS#amwriting #fiction
I believe that this is what Thomas Harris, the author of Hannibal and The Silence of the Lambs, related when he shared:
"I don’t think I’ve ever made up anything. Everything has happened. Nothing’s made up. You don’t have to make anything up in this world."
Do you agree with Harris and me?
And here's a link to the full Independent article.
Monday, February 24, 2020
Friday, February 14, 2020
- NYRB transferred Kemar Lawrence, who was, arguably, the best defender in MLS
- NYRB traded Bradley Wright Phillips - unarguable one the best strikers in MLS history
- And YouTube TV doesn't carry MSG
Thursday, January 30, 2020
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by Stassi Schroeder of Bravo's Vanderpump Rules