Happy St. Patrick’s Day,
Holidays are great times to gain a new perspective by looking at life through a different lens – in this case, an Irish one.
Eat Irish delicacies and drink Guinness, read books by Irish authors, watch TV and movies with an Irish theme, read about the history of the holiday, and research any historical basis for the event.
- Try to speak in an Irish accent.
- Sing Irish songs.
- Learn more about Irish history.
Here are a few places to look:
Once you immerse yourself in this culture, enjoy! Erin Go Bragh.
The valuable lesson learned here is that when you want to write about a different culture, this immersion technique will help you get the tone of a particular culture and be able to translate it into a new project.
The next Word of the Day Webinar is scheduled for March 29 at 7:00 pm EST. We meet via Zoom so let me know if you’d like to attend.
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll send you the Zoom invite admit you to class.
Here’s to your writing success,
Professor Marilyn Horowitz