Link: Investing in compound time

Truly worth a read on taking a closer look at the concept of ‘compound time’. By ordinary habit, I am sure you already possess some of the ideas suggested within this article. I discovered I do too.

So, how can they work for us? The journey is purely individualized.

[11 minute read, via Medium.com]
“Why Successful People Spend 10 Hours A Week On “Compound Time” Warren Buffett, Albert Einstein, Oprah Winfrey all do this one thing outside their to-do-lists everyday. by Michael Simmons, Author

Making Twitter Work for Me

I confess as I create my first flash fiction, it means unhinging factors I see in novels. Attempting to breathe a long story into ultra compact form is downright hard.

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A Writer’s Mind Is a Well

“I learned never to empty
the well of my writing,
but always to stop
when there was
still something there
in the deep part of the well,
and let it refill at night
from the springs that fed it.”

~Earnest Hemingway

This is one of the very few quotes that helps me keep going when I appear to be looming within my writing.

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Magic Elixir

Sometimes gentle silence
is the best elixir
for those moments
not anticipated
shocking fragility
of any human’s soul.

© C.I.Mues


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Is It Your Story?

Today marked the one-year anniversary since the passing of musical artist, Prince. I decided to create a poem inspired by one of his earlier songs, called Controversy. It has stayed with me since I first heard it as a rebellious thirteen-year-old.

I just can’t believe all the things people say
Controversy
Am I black or white, am I straight or gay?
Controversy
Do I believe in god, do I believe in me?
Controversy…

~Prince, from album, Controversy

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