Radio I remember the early Tube Radios which were rather large pieces of furniture. Over time, with the invention of the transistor it reduced them to a smaller footprint and even table top devices. And later hand held battery operated music dispensers, and we became Disc Jockeys for the moment.
As Simon Sinek says in his book Start With Why, there are only two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it.
Misty was our 13 year old fawn Doberman. We adopted her when she was 6 ½ years old. While adopting her we were aware that we would likely out liver her. And she would likely die before either one of us. Typical lifespan of a dog is 10–13 years. She was not the first fur kid to be adopted.
Every independent writer needs to have their own writer’s platform. Your platform is your brand — something that separates you from all the other writers’ noise and allows readers to find your signal. Your brand can be your real name, or a pen name, or any other variation you like.
The Writer Must Own the Writer’s Platform As a Writer, you must have your own Platform that identifies your place on the internet. A place where you can showcase your writing, projects, email list. This site can have links to other publications. You should be in control of your email list. And your connections to your readers/audience.
The collection opportunities comprise typing, talk to text, scan, grab a screenshot, take a photo, draw, or grab sound, there might be other things I’m forgetting.
I spent the first 46 years of my life in the Bay Area, the Bay Area was the term I remember from childhood, we lived in the “Bay Area”, even though we lived in Campbell, Ca 95008.
“There is no such thing as a new idea. It is impossible. We simply take a lot of old ideas and put them into a sort of mental kaleidoscope. We give them a turn and they make new and curious combinations. We keep on turning and making new combinations indefinitely; but they are the same old pieces of colored glass that have been in use through all the ages.” — Mark Twain