Tag: negativity

A Lesson in Being Positive: Less Bitching, More Doing

A Lesson in Being Positive: Less Bitching, More Doing

I seem to have gotten the label of positive, which rather amuses me, because negativity is a frequent companion of mine. But it brings something important to the forefront: being positive isn’t about never having negative thoughts. Rather, being positive is all about how you deal with negative thoughts Negative people give in and complain. […]

Meaning Gap: The Line Between Funny and Failure

Posted October 31, 2013 by Amanda Shofner in Editing
Meaning Gap: The Line Between Funny and Failure

Alissa Vecchio and I created the hashtag #TortureThyEditor on Twitter to commiserate over the tedious and asinine tasks we do. When you have to spend an entire 1,000 word article removing the extra space between sentences, editing is far from glamorous. We created #TortureThyEditor to be funny, not cruel or harsh or negative. It’s an outlet […]