scribbled revisions

I love words. I'm learning to use them.

Month: May, 2012

Happy moment: Scribbled Revisions got nominated for a Kreativ Blogger Award!

I started this blog back in February with hopes of one or two people reading finding my posts. I never expected to build such meaningful relationships with other writers around the world.

Fast-forward to a happy moment for Todd: Scribbled Revisions was nominated for a blogging award!

According to a quick Google search, the Kreativ Blogger Award has been circulating the web for years and has played a big role in bridging the audience gap between bloggers. Read the rest of this entry »

Spring time and creative story-telling. Yes, there’s a connection.

Via Homestation Magazine

Spring. Is. Finally. Here.

Technically it has been here for a bit, but when you live in the Pacific Northwest, the abundance of rain makes the season feel like an unwelcome extension of winter. Alas, the sun is shining and the surrounding vegetation is in full bloom.

I’m truly amazed by the array of colors and textures each time I look out my window. The same view year-round, but presented so differently with each season. Read the rest of this entry »

Words teach me how to be human.


Remember when Starbucks featured quotes on their cups? I miss those days.

When I read an especially good quote, I’d cut it out and pin it to a bulletin board.

This following is one of the most influential arrangements of words I have ever read.



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A call for creativity: Interview with Andrew Zahn.

The Oxford Dictionary defines “creative” as “of or involving the skillful and imaginative use of something to produce e.g. a work of art.” This is often thought of as limited to the realm of art. Thankfully, our world is blessed with individuals who strive to implement their creativity into everyday life.

Andrew Zahn

Several months back, Twitter kindly suggested that I follow Andrew Zahn, an actor-turned-businessman who blogs at He describes his site – aptly titled Creatives – as a “highway for creative growth by providing food, water, and shelter for those wishing to live, work, and play with creative zest.”

Andrew lives with his wife in Pennsylvania, where he currently uses his creativity as a corporate sales trainer for a multi-million dollar company.

I’ve become a big fan of Andrew’s witty and insightful work and am honored to share some of his story. Read the rest of this entry »