On Right Writing

Eckhart Tolle gives some valuable advice for writers on how to tell a biographical story and still have the dimension of consciousness accessible in his first Google+ – Hangout here (in the second half of the hangout) in a reply to Wafa Lababneh.

(The hangout also contains advice on the education of young children and as to Love [also see here].)

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How often and when has a term been used ?

On a mailing list I am a member of, I just found mentioned this tool:

http://books.google.com/ngrams

It is available for a couple of languages and shows at which time the term searched for has been used how often.

It seems to have gone through the blogging world a few years before, but I had never heard about it, and found it quite interesting. Good for linguists as well as sociocultural research indeed. I tried (having written my thesis about human dignity and international law) “dignity”, and found the result rather unexpected at first.

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Problems with Exposés

I just read this interview, where an author describes how, after an example of his writing, the publisher asked for an exposé. Especially when being a channel, the book is not the channel’s work – but the exposé may be. If, then, a publisher judges whether to publish the book without reading the entire book, but just the exposé, he will not really judge the right writer…

As many artists may channel to a certain extent (just a guess), but the exposé as a “condensation” of the novel may be written with their (own) “head” (mind), this might constitute a potential for misjudgement.

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Procrastination and Remedies

In fact, I wanted to start blogging a few weeks earlier. But  I was looking for an appartement, then, and could not dedicate the time, it seemed.

Now, that, I have one (more or less, that is, still on the move within the building at the least), I, again, had to do so much again to create a new future for me (uhm… preferably in Australia – anyone having a job for me there ?), that I needed to give my attention to that. Now, having a free minute, I read in the advice for beginning Blogging a few good ideas how to start.

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