Author Archives: ccjohnson

About ccjohnson

I am a newbie to the digital world enjoying the challenge of learning how to navigate the information superhighway. My main goal is to become comfortable with the digital world and to feel confident using on-line tools in my writing practice.

Roots

“In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage — to know who we are and where we came from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, … Continue reading

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Thirteen Weeks

This posting is a self-assessment, a critical look (as critical as any self assessment can be) at the development of my writing skills in CRWR 1240, Writing for New Forms and Media. I am proud of my accomplishments over these … Continue reading

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Let Me Tell You a Story

I often buy books, put them on my bookshelf to read later, then forget about them until they speak to me. Daniel Taylor’s Tell Me a Story is an example. The book, which joined my collection shortly after publication in … Continue reading

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Unplugged

Today I am taking a technological time-out. I need a break from the Net. Instead of powering up, I am powering down. No email, no twitter, no browsing the blogosphere, no checking the on-line polls to see how the US … Continue reading

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My Computer and I

My computer and I have a complex relationship that reminds me of my first crush – an elementary school experience. Martin, a cute, aloof blond boy sometimes played nice but more often he ignored or teased me. My emotions swung … Continue reading

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Lost Time

Our ability to adapt has no end to it, if we pay attention the appropriate response is at hand for every situation. Deepak Chopra, Creating Health, Beyond Prevention, Toward Perfection Recently I sat in front of the television, drank three glasses … Continue reading

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Hello world!

This blog is a course requirement for CRWR 1240,  Writing for New Forms and Media at Kwantlen University in Surrey, BC Until I began CRWR 1240, the desire to develop my own website or write a blog seemed unattainable. I googled … Continue reading

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