Today’s installment of CJ is all from
Bored Panda. I am an addict. The world stops for an hour whenever I get an email update. You’ll see why:
Lots of quilts and writing tips. And a couple other things.
I remember how as the United States bicentennial approached (1976), an interest in quilting resurged, and groups of quilters around the country put together pictorial quilts that told the history of their communities. Here is the story of one such quilt and the recent effort to identify its makers. Pretty cat pictures. It’s been so long since I’ve been on a quilting retreat. If Covid is ever over. . . Gorgeous photography. These suggestions for greater creativity, success, and meaningful relationships are interesting and thought-provoking, but they won’t all work for everybody. However, if you choose just one of them to work on this year, you’ll improve your quality of life. Amazing quilts from the Tucson Quilters Guild. 25 queries that resulted in book deals. Thoughts on creativity. Writers: did you identify your writing goals for 2022? If not, maybe you should. Or, if you did, how are you doing? Either way, here are some suggestions (and aids) for making realistic goals. Are your blog posts losing your readers before they reach the end? How to write the dreaded book synopsis. The difference between scenes and chapters.
Less than eight minutes. You’re welcome.
Special all-Bored Panda episode.
Bored Panda is the single website (other than ARHtistic License, of course) that got me through the pandemic. Here are some of my favorite articles. You’re welcome.
A lot of interesting articles this week.
Topics serious and entertaining:
Happy New Year! (May it be better than last year. Please, God. Amen.)
Oh, is it Friday already? So sorry I’m late!