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

Fight Every Battle Everywhere, Always, In Your Mind.

Ever heard of a post-mortem? In Latin, it means after death. If you watch medical or detective shows, you’ve heard this word a lot. A post-mortem can tell you what happened in the aftermath but it cannot un-kill what’s been killed. There are parallels everywhere in the living world. Report cards. Divorce papers. Pregnancy Tests. Failed… Continue reading