Category: Cool Things

  • Writing Advice: Avoiding “Thought” Verbs

    Nuts and Bolts: “Thought” Verbs – Chuck Palahniuk Ran across this post by Chuck Palahniuk (author of Fight Club), which features some of the simplest but most powerful writing advice I’ve seen in a while: avoiding “thought” verbs as much as possible. These are verbs like knows, thinks, wonders, and remembers. Instead, he implores us to be as […]

  • Imaginary Tea

    Imaginary Tea, by Jon McLaughlin Here’s one of many reasons why Jon McLaughlin is my favorite musician: an incredible love song for his little girl. Every time I hear the line, “Before you know it, you’ll be old and grown,” it breaks my heart a little. Cherish your little people every day. Imaginary Tea I […]