These are pieces from across the web that caught my eye this week.
An overview of how our brain processes language, with an emphasis on how learning a new language can help the brain grow.
Aimed at business professionals, this article explains why these four activities may boost creativity:
(1) taking a bath
(2) observing the details of the world around us
(3) working at a coffee shop (or in other surroundings with moderate background noise)
Writer Chelsea Hodson explains how books that blend or cross genre lines can help writers be more creative and experimental in their own writing. She discusses five books here.
Well known writer Jeff Goins explains his three-step system for discovering ideas and developing them in writing:
(1) collect ideas
(2) write and save
(3) edit and publish
Experienced writers probably have their own ways of following these three steps, but Goins’s system may help beginning writers get a handle on the process.
© 2016 by Mary Daniels Brown