I feel a bit of an hypocrite writing this post. All the things that I'm going to extol about the virtues of Ernest Hemmingway are light years from my own style. In fact I'd go so far as to say that the general weakness in my writing is because I don't write like Hemmingway.
The tough but fun work of English-Chinese translator is rewarding when you know that you being effective as a foreign language translator. Before, the work of translators merely focused on translating the Bible into Chinese language to be able to impart Christianity among the natives. Of course it wasn't that precarious but convincing these natives to embrace the introduced religion, one must choo...
In just under two weeks, nonfiction writers will take to their keyboards to begin 30 days of work on a new project. Not only will they start that project, they will finish it. Why?
Communication plays a major role, be it on the personal or professional end. Whether it is verbal or non-verbal, it is essential that the right message is delivered to the recipient. One of the major skills required to outshine in the corporate community is the need for strong verbal and written communication.
In order to "get the message out," advertisers have evolved tactics that no longer rely on the message, at all. Images, feelings and memories are the tools of non-verbal communication, even when verbs and nouns stand in their place. I don't care about honesty, truth, accuracy. I want my heart ripped out, tears running down my cheeks, my sides sore with laughter, fear rippling through my body. I wa...
Are you familiar with the fancy, flowing writing used on many announcement cards, wedding invitations and other important documents? This is a specialized form of art combined with writing skills called calligraphy. Most people can learn how to do it with the proper instruction and practice.
Many aspiring writers quit after a short time. Find out the most common reasons and how you can keep them from happening to you.
Did you know that in many languages today, the Jellyfish is called the Medusa? I go into detail on how this may or may not have come about.
"Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend." - Albert Camus (a French author and philosopher). A best friend is the most precious gift of God. You can share your secrets, thoughts, successes, failures, fears and hopes with your friend.
Outsourcing is a term that is commonly used these days. It has become an amazing method to make money mainly due to the popularity of internet. It has opened up job opportunities for a number of people.