Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Ink Spells Takes On The Cloud


This post using word clouds inspired me to make this word cloud of all my Ink Spells posts. Apparently eating pizza for four days has influenced the cloud, but the proximity of house and keep is only coincidence. I'm tempted to write a post using only wordle-words, but instead I will use wordle-words to write a post about writing.

The Furious Beginning


The Heady First Draft

Revisions, Revisions, Revisions
Querying


Managing Rejection

Publication


Start Over



p.s. These wordles were all created from my actual posts on these topics.

19 comments:

  1. Well, this wasn't supposed to go up until tomorrow, but apparently it couldn't wait.

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  2. I too love wordle and have used it to help me hone in on a character's personality. I love seeing these visuals of your writing journey!

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  3. @Lindsay Wordle is always a good distraction!

    @Mary *smiles*

    @Kirby Ooh, I hadn't thought of it for character building. Cool!

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  4. @Happily And an awesome distraction from any real work. :)

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  5. Cool idea, Susan! I shudder to think what wordle would come up with for my posts.

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  6. I've never hear about Wordle. I must now go forth and discover it's wonders.

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  7. I have to use wordle some time...I think it would be a great piece of art to put in my office. :)

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  8. I love how "cats" got into the beginning, and "tao" and "post-apocalyptic" got into the querying one. So funny!!!! And yet serious, too.

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  9. For some reason I just love word clouds!

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  10. @Leisha You've never heard of Wordle?? I'm glad to have corrected that. :)

    @Sharon Oh, what a cool idea - maybe I'll make wordle art of my next book!

    @Margo I know, right? So silly, and yet so telling. :)

    @Laura They have that picture-visual-appeal, and well, we're all Word Nerds. :) (my mom got me a t-shirt for xmas that says "Word Nerd: Kicking adverbs, taking names." It's awesome.)

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  11. hi miss susan! i love all those wordles you did. that site is way cool. i did some for my wip and there real neat. i gotta go do more of them. im thinking im gonna do one for a present for my cp. shhhh dont tell her. :)
    ...hugs from lenny

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  12. How fun is this! It's cool how that all have different shapes. And the "Publication" one looks like a shoe. I think there might be a hidden message there. :-)

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  13. @Lenny I won't tell! Clouds are so much fun - I'm sure she'll love it. :)

    @Natasha How interesting, I didn't notice the shapes! Hmm...

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  14. Love the shift to the black background in the rejection cloud.

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  15. @Leslie *grins* Definitely sets the mood, doesn't it? :)

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