In case you’re confused by Wednesday’s post, YES, I’m still going to post a #FridayFeed from time to time! Just because I don’t want to be just a curator doesn’t mean I’m not gonna share some cool links with you people!
Submitted for your perusal: 10 posts worth checking out this weekend.
I think Ann Handley is becoming my new Jeff Goins–someone whose posts I must compulsively share because they’re so good! This time, Ann describes the PANDA guide to vivid writing. Follow these steps if you want your writing to be full of panda mystery.
Hope you find something useful here. If you do, maybe pop into the comments below and let me know? That would help a lot. Thanks.
Happy Friday, friends! I’m back with some cool links and videos for your amusement this fine Friday afternoon. (I almost said “fine fall afternoon” but depending where you live, it may still be in the 90’s like it is in my neck of the woods. That’s not fall weather!)
Here we go!
If you aren’t familiar with Jim Gaffigan’s brand of comedy, he’s definitely worth your time. His most famous bits are in his special Beyond the Pale (“Hot Pocket!”), but his latest special, Quality Time, is just as funny. The author of this profile is correct, though; he feels more comfortable with stretching beyond his usual comedic material (food, fatness, and family). There’s an extended segment of jokes just about horses that becomes a sort of meta-comedy routine–yet, it totally works. Give him a shot, if you haven’t heard him before.
I keep telling you people that Ann Handley is the money when it comes to writing coaches. She proves it again with a “live-edit” by demonstrating how to apply an editor’s eye to lists.
Jared Wilson’s latest piece on FTC is a powerfully honest meditation about the suicide of the “other” Jarrid Wilson and their shared struggles. Read this and be reminded of how many people around you carry this weight.
And finally, the “Ten Seconds Songs” version of “Welcome to the Black Parade” by My Chemical Romance…in 22 styles. (If you don’t follow this guy’s channel, you should–it’s a trip.)
That’s it for this week. Thanks for your patience through some erratic posting. I’m hoping to get back to a normal schedule soon. (I feel like I say this a lot.) I appreciate that y’all keep coming back.