Fun Fridays

Fun Fridays – April 22, 2016

To honor the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare we bringeth today’s merrymaking fifth day of thine week. Absolutely brilliant piece by a Christian comedian, John Branyan, wondering what it would be like if Shakespeare wrote “The Three Little Pigs.” My favorite line comes at the 42 second mark:

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A Sensational New Market for Books is Found

In a startling revelation this week, the Foundation for Applied Knowledge and Enterprise (FAKE) in Danville, Delaware released the findings of their ten-year research study to identify unreached markets for printed books. Since the human market has been fully reached with books, the methodology used by FAKE was to determine …

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Fun Fridays – March 11, 2016

This is the perfect illustration on the importance of “voice” in a book. The first version is the way it should be. The second version is how so many books sound to an editor’s ear. Beyond that, the video is simply a brilliant expression of what creativity sounds like! HT: Trissina Kear

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Leap into Word Play

February 29th comes every U.S. Presidential election year. It is called Leap Year day. I pondered what we could do to celebrate this reaccuring phenomenon. Should we sing along with Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance” when Frederic discovers that he was born on February 29th and the whole story turns …

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