Insightful Writing

In a recent post, I wrote about the difference between opinions and ideas. I’ve been thinking a lot about that since, and have decided that writing is a useful tool for turning opinions into ideas…and even INSIGHT.

Whether you’re an author or not, writing helps you get to know yourself (a very daunting task since we are so complicated). My college professor said:

“You don’t know any more than what you can write.” Continue reading

Opinionated Blinders

Ideas vs. Opinions

What’s your take on these words? Are they the same? Or do they have different meanings?

In a college English class a million years ago (at least it feels like that long), we delved into this subject. I thought I’d share my thoughts and see if you have any wisdom to add.

In the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, an Idea is “a thought, plan, or suggestion about what to do; a belief; something that you imagine or picture in your mind; a formulated thought or opinion.”

(The word “opinion” is thrown in there…but I don’t agree) Continue reading