Don’t Put Limitations on Yourself: Inspiration to Achieve the Goals You Set for Yourself

* Writer and director James Cameron (Titantic, Avatar, and the Terminator) says it best at the end of his Ted Talk on Ted.com: Don’t put limitations on yourself; other people will do that for you. I typically show this Ted Talk to my university feature writing students each fall after they read a piece about… Read More Don’t Put Limitations on Yourself: Inspiration to Achieve the Goals You Set for Yourself

Lessons from “The Holiday” and James Cameron: Find Some Gumption

I could watch “The Holiday” over and over, and it’s not just to see charming Jude Law in action. Nancy Meyers’s adorable flick became a rom-com favorite of mine because I especially love the relationship between Arthur Abbott (Eli Wallach), a retired Hollywood screenwriter, and Iris Simpkins (Kate Winslet), a British journalist on holiday in… Read More Lessons from “The Holiday” and James Cameron: Find Some Gumption