Word Ninjas Live 118: Let’s Speed Things Up a Bit

Welcome to episode 118 of Word Ninjas Live! This week, we’re discussing the advantages of speed in writing, news, updates, and more!

Weekly Conversation Topics:
Each week we bring various discussion topics, what if scenarios, and creative concepts that have arisen over the last week to rant/ramble/bring about.

Topic: What are the advantages and disadvantages of speed when writing, reading, or any other creative endeavor?
Topic Leader: Charles
Using Technology to Break the Speed Barrier of Reading

Spritz Inc


  • Time v quality v quantity. Generally can only do two of the three.
  • Deadlines & schedules can be beneficial to balancing speed and creative progress


  • Speed charcoal drawing – Not over analyzing and learning instinct.
  • Word sprints – Opening up the creative floodgates.
  • Speed reading fiction – akin to wolfing down food, not able to savor or critically analyze.


  • Go at your own pace. Go as fast as you can while minimizing mistakes. Through practice you will gradually get faster. This goes for writing and art.
  • Reading fiction – This is meant to be fun and relaxing. Take your time to not only absorb but be immersed by the story. Fast != Better.

Highlights Reel:

News / Articles:


Productivity & Inspiration Station:
Discuss any personal highlights and inspirations you wish to share.


  • Pushing towards Operation: New Adventure
  • Looking at 2016 content roadmap
  • PT is unpleasant


  • Way behind in NaNoWriMo
  • Business Plan well on its way
  • Reached a weight milestone


  • Slowly working on the last chapter of “Roommate”
  • Finished Undertale. An amazing experience all around.
  • Also finished BioShock 2. Now to commentate and edit over four hours of game footage.
  • Got caught up on all audio editing for WNL.


  • Participated with full time job in NYC Veterans Day Parade
    • Managed to get a media badge
    • Got full access to parade route
    • Met great people
    • Went home and died
  • ROAD TEST ON FRIDAYAAAUUUGHSDFGKLNSDFL *dies in pool of nervousness*


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