Built on Bedrock

Sharing thoughts and ideas through dizzying keystrokes  is one thing while video dramatically raises the bar. I felt it necessary to verbalize a common understanding and the mission of AceFrog. This video quickly addresses why I’m contributing to this site and what I hope to, equally, gain from you.

Here’s to learning from one another, always promoting truth, exposing corruption and perverse lies, and articulating a well thought out position while maintaining civility at the bequest of an intelligent, sharp-witted mind.

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11 Responses So Far... Leave a Reply:

  1. BillieLPent says:

    Hi there! I could have sworn I’ve been to this website before but after reading through some
    of the post I realized it’s new to me. Anyhow, I’m definitely glad
    I found it and I’ll be book-marking and checking
    back often!

  2. First of all I would like to say awesome blog!
    I had a quick question which I’d like to ask if you don’t
    mind. I was interested to know how you center yourself and clear your head prior to writing.
    I’ve had difficulty clearing my thoughts in getting my thoughts
    out. I do take pleasure in writing however it just seems like the first 10 to 15 minutes tend to be lost just trying to figure out how to begin. Any suggestions or hints?

    Kudos!

    • Matt says:

      Carol,
      First off, I think your question is terrific and I thank you for posting it on AceFrog.

      Over the years, my writing approach has evolved through trial and error. In the past, I would try writing first thing in the morning just after my feet landed from the bed. Another idea was write late at night since my body chemistry tends to lend itself to the night time vs. the morning. What I found is both of these approaches really didn’t matter in the success or failure of getting my message across successfully and succinctly.

      Through the above experiences of writing at different times of the day, I took note of the shared approaches and applied them to my writing no matter where the hands of the clock land. The steps are:

      1) When an idea pops into my head, take the time to explore it; ask yourself is it an idea that can give birth to a viable theory? Is it an idea that excites you? Does it give you that mental feeling of a light bulb turning on? Is it something that juices a little bit of adrenaline in your system?
      2) If #1 proves true, I mentally create a high level outline to “flush out” the body content of the theory.
      3) Once I feel my outline is mentally strong, I go and write immediately without haste! This is a key point. I’ve found if the outline isn’t expanded upon immediately through a tangible medium, it will vanish.

      To assist you with your mental blocks, my advice is do not force the act of composition. Do not get caught in the trap of thinking that writing should happen at a particular time of the day or that it must be done like clockwork. Instead, give it room to breathe! Writing is nothing more than an extension of the imagination. The imagination needs time to churn and create. It does not operate on a set schedule. Allowing the imagination the space to create, without derailing it through brut force, will pave the way to success in your writing endeavors.

      Next time your write, if you find yourself sitting for 10 to 15 minutes contemplating how to begin, you’ve already failed. Walk away. Instead, think the idea through utilizing my three steps. You’ll have much more success and, most importantly, will feel empowered!

  3. I simply want to tell you that I’m new to blogging and site-building and absolutely liked this page. More than likely I’m likely to bookmark your blog . You amazingly have remarkable posts. Regards for sharing your webpage.

    • Matt says:

      Thank you for the kind words. Please feel free to comment and add your own ideas to blogged content or ask questions. Further promoting understanding on these very important topics is the mission of AceFrog.

  4. Edris Silvio says:

    When I originally left a comment I appear to have clicked the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and from now on whenever a comment is added I recieve 4 emails with the same comment. Is there a means you are able to remove me from that service? Thanks a lot!

    • Matt says:

      Edris,
      I’ll look into this as you’re the first to want to have it removed. Thanks for your patience!

    • Matt says:

      So I have turned off that setting, Edris. Thank you for your reply and let me know if you still receive emails when new comments are added.

  5. Thanks for writing this. I really feel as though I know so much more about this than I did before. Your blog really brought some things to light that I never would have thought about before reading it. You should continue this, Im sure most people would agree youve got a gift.

    • Matt says:

      Thank you! This post contained my second video chat and it’s somewhat of a new medium of communicating my thoughts. I will keep mixing it up.