Why Body Language?

by Gina Burgess We are writers, wordsmiths, creating in a 2-dimensional world in black and white. Exactly why we need to study body language. One of the most difficult points of view to write in is first person. If not for any other reason but that you can’t head hop into another character to view […]

Trends in Publishing 2018

by Gina Burgess There’s great news and there’s not so great news for trends in publishing in 2018. Facebook is trimming the newsfeed input from pages/brands/businesses saying that this kind of input to an individual’s newsfeed has much less spark for interactions–and that affects a person’s mood. You can check out the explanation here. This […]

Getting your creative groove back

  by Gina Burgess   I was yawning big time just trying to get that photo on the newsletter. What is it about the middle of winter (and a major winter storm) that keeps our hibernation mode in gear? Here it is a whole week after getting back to work and I’m still moving like […]

Reading Aloud: No it’s not just for children…

by Sarah Tun Do you remember reading aloud to your children? Or if you’ve never been a parent or teacher, how about the reading aloud you had to do in school when you were young, to prove you could actually read: Remember that? What’s the point of reading aloud? To read aloud gives added benefit […]