One Harsh Truth That Will Make You A Better Writer

I know dozens of aspiring writers. They think of themselves as writers, they introduce themselves as writers at parties, they know that deep inside, they have the heart of a writer. The only thing they’re missing is that minor final step, where they actually fucking write things. David Wong What is this writing thing, anyway… Continue reading

You Are Going For Gold But Bronze Might Be Enough

Did you know Ovation comes from the Latin Ovis which means sheep? Think about it. When you put two people in a ring somebody has to lose, right? Often times, that somebody will be you. Blame it on the other guy’s special sauce being more special than yours. Whatever. You didn’t get the gold. It is okay to… Continue reading

What Storytelling Can Teach You About Seducing Clients (and 5 Ways To Get Started)

A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder: fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won: the hero comes back from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow boons on his fellow man.   from The Hero With A Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell… Continue reading

For Those Who Still Have No Clue What Their Passion Is

Some people make it look so easy. I mean, they were born with a to-do list attached to their foreheads. They make you look like you’re standing still while they’re over there smashing goals and over-achieving. You know these people; you went to school with them, work with them, perhaps you even married them.  Admit it-it’s kind… Continue reading

Get Paid To Be Goofy: The Manual

I got a big, metaphorical slap the other day. You see…my writing style can be unconventional and prone to flights of fancy. Ancient worlds, fictional characters and fantasy storylines caress my mind as I’m trying to think about serious stuff and I can’t not put that in. That’s why I started this blog. It allows… Continue reading