Metaphorically Speaking

“Metaphor lives a secret life all around us. We utter about six metaphors a minute. Metaphorical thinking is essential to how we understand ourselves and others, how we communicate and learn, discover and invent.” – James Geary If you haven’t watched James Geary’s brilliant TED talk about metaphors, you should! Ten minutes might break open everything…

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The Color Thesaurus

Update: Hey everyone! Thank you so much for your support of my color thesaurus. I’ve gotten tons of wonderful emails from writers, designers, and educators who all love the thesaurus and want one in their own home. After so many requests, I’m excited to announce I’m currently working on a poster version of the color thesaurus. Woot!…

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The Right Word

Mark Twain famously once said “the difference between the right word and the almost right word is really a large matter – it is the difference between the lightning and the lightning bug.” As writers it’s important to know that we’re more than storytellers, we are wordsmiths! Every word we type has potential to do…

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