Donis- My Little Ecuadorian Monday afternoon concluded with a viewing of our video narratives. Here is mine- a story reflection about a special little South American. Enjoy!
Monthly Archives: September 2013
The popular saying goes “think before you speak.” Why? To be mindful. The concept of mindfulness is one that all authors, designers, speakers, marketers, and creators of things must keep in mind. How will what you’re about to do/say/make affect … Continue reading
After perfecting my narrative, I spent 1.5 hours trying to get it to sound right through the microphone. The biggest problem (besides my listening to my own voice and hating every word of it) was that what I had written … Continue reading
“So how’d I do? What do you think? Do you have any suggestions?” “It looks good, I don’t see anything wrong. Good job, I like it!” Sound familiar? Peer review has unfortunately become associated with the above behavior. Actually though, … Continue reading
Remember when your parents made you record the family voice mail message as a kid? Did you love or hate that? I’ve never particularly enjoyed hearing the sound of my own voice. I’ll have to suck it up though because … Continue reading
Spontaneously, 25 minutes of sunny skies and Blacksburg breeze were granted to us on a Wednesday afternoon. The task? Grab a partner, go outside, take a hike, and photograph any and everything that influences or makes you think about writing. … Continue reading
“Writing” is one of those words implying lots of thought, work, and creativity. It can immediately solicit gut reactions along the lines of “eew,” “no way,” or “I can’t do that” from many students who view the act as tedious. … Continue reading