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Motivational Palm Messages

Authors Provide Profound Writing Advice Written on Their Hands

— April 10, 2013 — Lifestyle
The Shared Worlds 2013 project entitled Hand in Hand brings writers, artists and editors together to share their best writing advice using only the space on the palm of their hands.

Writers are often notorious for describing things at great length, yet with such a limited area to express themselves on, they must choose their words with the utmost care. Some scrawl all over every finger, cramming in as many words of wisdom as possible, other manage to speak volumes with only one or two words and all share equally profound advice wrought from years of hard-earned experience.

This project creates a community between writers, often individuals who work alone, providing a support system that is there to hold your hand whenever you need some writing advice.
Trend Themes
1. Micro Messaging - The trend of using limited space to convey meaningful messages, such as on the palm of a hand, presents opportunities for innovative communication platforms.
2. Collaborative Communities - Initiatives like Hand in Hand foster a sense of community among writers and provide an opportunity to create collaborative spaces for sharing knowledge and advice.
3. Creative Constraints - Working within the constraints of limited space can spark creativity and innovation, leading to new strategies for effective communication and storytelling.
Industry Implications
1. Writing and Publishing - The writing and publishing industry can explore new ways to provide support and resources to writers by facilitating collaborative communities and platforms for micro messaging.
2. Art and Design - Artists and designers can incorporate the concept of creative constraints into their work, using limited space as a creative challenge to convey powerful messages and narratives.
3. Communication Technology - The development of innovative communication platforms and tools that prioritize concise yet impactful messaging can thrive by addressing the demand for micro messaging and the need for creative constraint solutions.
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