Author Archives: Lynn

Writers in their natural habitats

In the series entitled, Where I Write, photographer Kyle Cassidy has captured the natural habitat of over a dozen writers – that is, the environment in which they work. Continue reading

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Sona si Latine loqueris (Honk if you speak Latin)

We still use of lot of Latin phrases in everyday life; sometimes we understand the phrases simply from having heard them used in context. But do we know exactly what we are saying? Continue reading

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Top 10 quotes for writers

Sometimes you sit down to write and nothing comes. Or, everything comes tumbling out in a raggedy mess. When I hit those speed bumps, I like to take a deep breath and get a little inspiration from people who know … Continue reading

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Productivity porn and structured procrastination

Productivity porn: unexpected ways to max your productivity. Continue reading

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The Google guys

Gen Xers Lawrence “Larry” Page and Sergey Brin named “Media Entrepreneurs of the Decade” by Brandweek Continue reading

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Timeless advice on communicating ideas

Timeless advice on “The Communication of Ideas” from a 1963 book, published as a selection of monthly newsletters of the Royal Bank of Canada. Continue reading

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Simple language makes you sound smarter

Simple language makes you sound smarter, according to research at Princeton University. Continue reading

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Get yourself together, career-wise

Peter F. Drucker’s article “Managing Oneself” is a must-read: “Most people think they know what they are good at. They are usually wrong.” Continue reading

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Fixed Schedule Productivity: nice method if you can do it

Fixed Schedule Productivity is a time-management method where you fit tasks into the time available (instead of vice-versa) Continue reading

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It’s never too late

It’s never too late to do something great – and, as Gen-Xers know, to learn something new and start all over again. Continue reading

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