Cognitive Connection, September 10: Birthing Words, Killing Adverbs & Other Advice

Cognitive Connection. Thinking. Image courtesy of stock.xchng®It’s been a busy week—again—and especially packed for only four working days. So this post is about brevity and, apparently, literary agents (three of the five links below). Have a great weekend.

  • The Renegade Writer Kicking the E-mail Habit Writer Linda Formichelli shares her decision and process for kicking her check-it-every-five-minutes e-mail habit. She also shares the results of Day 1. This is especially interesting to me since I communicate with clients via e-mail and phone, emphasis on e-mail.  When I’m on a deadline or focusing on creative writing, I shut my e-mail off, both on my laptop and Blackberry. Other times, I’m always checking. What about you?



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