Monthly Archives: March 2013

Down to earth video effects

One of the ways I like to use my time is learning how to make better video effects (FX) using After Effects and Final Cut Pro software. My favorite resource for this is videocopilot.net, where Andrew Kramer has posted lots … Continue reading

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Impromptu prompting

I’ve come to the conclusion that I don’t generally do well with writing prompts. I googled a few, to see if I’d find one that I would be inspired to write about. Here’s one I found – “if I were … Continue reading

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Spring Conference – menu of workshops

Here’s a menu of workshops that will be offered at the Toastmasters District 86 Spring Conference in Burlington during the weekend of April 19-21. NAME WORKSHOP TITLE WORKSHOP SYNOPSIS Pauline Duncan-Thrasher Amazing Leadership Content Rich Workshop about motivation triggers for … Continue reading

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Let the white smoke flow – C&L Award recipient has been selected

The conclave has voted and the tallies are in. I’m referring to nominations for the District 86 Spring Conference Communications and Leadership (C&L) Award. I sent out a Last Call a few weeks ago, sent out almost four hundred emails, … Continue reading

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Version control

The executive team of my home club, Garden City Toastmasters, has decided to postpone the Open House we were planning to hold in March. We’re moving it to a date in April. That works well for me as I’ll have … Continue reading

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Originally posted on WordServe Water Cooler:
It’s one of the most oft-asked questions I get as a writer and teacher: “What can I do about writer’s block?” “Write,” I say. (I was going say, “Simple. Write.” Alas, I realize it…

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Bad Timing

Terms & Conditions have changed. Before you proceed you must read and accept the new Term & Conditions. Cancel, OK” A 23rd century technology failure. Maybe this is what prompted the refit? This image is a work of fiction. Any … Continue reading

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