Word Count: 26,970
Sentence of the Day: Before she could answer, he set a brisk pace, feeding off her protests to slow up and using her indignation to cool the warmer feelings he ought not entertain.
Yeah. I did it. I've successfully avoided Facebook for years and now I've gotten totally sucked into the vortex of Pinterest.
Lest you think I've contracted some dread disease, let me explain a bit about this website. It's a visual bulletin board. You find images that inspire you and 'pin' them up on one of your bulletin boards. You decide what boards you want. You decide what pictures you want. Where to get these pix? Anywhere. Other pinners. Your camera. The web. Those are just some ideas.
Currently the big draw for me is that it's January in Minnesota. Have you ever been to Minnesota in January? Enough said, then.
But even if you don't live in the frozen tundra and are desperate for escape, this is one site that you really should check out.
5 Writerly Benefits of Joining Pinterest
- It's one more venue to connect with your readers
- You can make storyboards for your current WIP and/or your published pieces
- You'll find loads of inspiring images to whip up some ideas for a new story
- Check out what pix other authors use to kick-start their muse
- It's a quick-fix for writer's block
So, come on in. The water's fine. If you're still a little nervous, though, you can wade in by visiting my page at Michelle's Boards to get a glimpse of what it's all about.