https://www.listennotes.com/listen/thomas-cannons-podcast-playlist-g7uhwyAHIWO/podcasts/embed/?sort_type=recent_added_first I was lucky enough to been on Timber Smith's podcast "The Kosh" He talks about all the facets of living in and around Oshkosh. This was an opportunity for me to talk about my role as the Poet Laureate of Oshkosh, the writing community and The Lakefly Writers Conference. I would love for you … Continue reading The Kosh Podcast
A long time ago, I wrote a manuscript about a comic who comes to believe he is an animal. I wrote it in first person. Since then, I have matured as a writer. Gotten better. I attained new tools. In this case I'm talking about the Prowriting Software. Yet I could not attack my manuscript. … Continue reading Revising Your Baby
If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough
His advice is live a life. If you want live your best life, go follow Gwyneth Paltrow.
Come up with a plausible way that what you are saying is the opposite.
The phrase changes your mindset. It also forces you to think of good things you might enjoy about it.
I took this weird class in high school. It was called Sociology and it was taught by the audio/visual lady- the lady that set up TV/VCRs in classrooms and such. I believe it was Ms. Smith. There was like seven of us in the class and it was an excuse for our teacher to present … Continue reading Don’t Compare Yourself to Others
I think we all need to realize that we cannot make good decisions when we are stressed out. Yes, good stress (pressure doing a job we enjoy for example) can help us make good, instant choices. But when we are stressed out, The thinking part of the brain shuts down- we feel in danger and … Continue reading Stress #AmateurAdvice
“If you can see it in your mind, you can hold it in your hand.”
We tell teens and young adults that they are in the best time of their life. Because we wish we could be young again. We don’t think about how hard that time of life was. Especially today. Being adult is hard and becoming one is harder today- it seems can seem insurmountable. Good jobs that … Continue reading Kids today don’t have a work ethic.