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New Critique Groups Starting

I've got a new thing beginning that the writers among you might be interested in. It's a writing critique group. Essentially, it's a small group of writers offering guided critiques of each other's writing. You will learn from each other, and along the way, be...

The Raging Giant Blue Goldfish

I have a new book available in print. The Raging Giant Blue Goldfish: 22 Short Stories. As book titles go, that's certainly a mouthful. It's a collection of short stories. Almost two dozen. These are the kinds of stories you might tell on the porch. All of them are...

Now and Then

The last Beatles song is being released November 2. Today. This is meaningful to me because, like much of the English speaking world and beyond, I am a Beatles fan. I'm not quite hardcore, but I know most of their catalog and have a solid knowledge of their history....
Vanity Chat-GPT

Vanity Chat-GPT

Have you done a Chat-GPT vanity chat? What’s your take? Is it really you they are talking about? Or, maybe they've not noticed you enough? Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher,vanity of vanities! All is vanity.What does man gain by all the toilat which he toils under...

Morning Reading

Morning Reading

I often start the morning reading. In this case, an old familiar favorite. Any writer worth his salt is an active reader. This should be an obvious truth, but whenever I talk to someone who tells me they want to write well, I ask them what they are reading. If they...

Peekaboo: Professional Speaker

Peekaboo: Professional Speaker

Peekaboo. I'd love to speak at your event. Energy. Motivation. Fun. Storytelling. My speech writing has raised millions of dollars and inspired tens of thousands of people. Let me bring that same vitality to your event. Let's do some good together. Learn more.

Job Interview Training

Job Interview Training

Looking for a job? Hoping to nail that interview? I've been training executives in public speaking and professional conversation for years. Now, I'm offering you focused training. One, two, and three session options. Job Interview Training. Like it says, I'll train...

Monday Tired

Monday Tired

Monday arrives as Monday often arrives. I wish I were fully rested, but the rain drumming the top of a metal shed won't allow that. Last night's screeching barred owl punctuated my sleep until dawn. Let's not forget the tree frogs looking for lunch and love. I'm...

Gaffes, Blunders, Oops!

Gaffes, Blunders, Oops!

Ever have an awkward professional moment? MIstakes which make you cringe? That time I pocket-dialed an important client in Amsterdam at 2:00 am his time. He responded with grace. I'm careful about my phone and other technology and consider myself adept in those areas....

America: Wheat Fields and Cigarettes

America: Wheat Fields and Cigarettes

Amber waves of grain. In the United States, we have over 63 million acres of wheat planted yearly. That's almost a hundred thousand square miles, or roughly 3% of the continental United States. And attached to this acreage are farmhouses filled with people working...

National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month

This is National Poetry Month. Read poetry. Don't give it lip service. Read some. Go ahead. Now. Online. Google poetry. Or any poet you've ever heard about since birth. Or buy some online (this searches poetry on Amazon). Write a poem. Be funny. Be sad. Be sweet. Be...

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Anthony Trendl

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