In which I continue my thoughts on individualism vs. collectivism. This week we look through the lens of the story of Chris McCandless - better known as Into the Wild.
In which I feature my first attempt at Star Wars Fan Fiction, and I re-post my buddy Brad's story in response to last week's Flash Fiction challenge...
In which I tell you all about my brand new (old) single, Dirty Little Secret (feat. Plastic Saints). I tell you about the writing process and give you all sorts of opportunities to add it to your favorite streaming library.
I know. It's 4 o'clock. These posts usually come out in the morning but I neglected to write it last night, then neglected to remember it this morning. I am derelict in my duties to you, faithful readers. Let's get the excuses out of the way first... So, pitter-patter, let's get at 'er. I feel … Continue reading Mantra Monday – Better Late Than Never
In which I ramble on for a while about what real courage and bravery are, tell Air Force boot camp stories, and offer insight on how to realize your true inner bravery.
This week I examine the push and pull between individualist thought and collectivist thought. Topics include Transcendentalism, Confucianism, and Taoism.
I Hereby Challenge Thee to a Duel! One of the things I used to love about Chuck Wendig's blog, Terribleminds, was that when I first started following it, he would do a flash fiction challenge every week. I loved Chuck's writing prompts, and they're where a few of the stories on this site got their … Continue reading Writers’ Wednesday: Flash Fiction Challenge!
An album review of the new release "4th Down" by my buddy, Don Hawkins.
How to stay disciplined in the face of life's valleys.
The New Renaissance is Here, and WE NEED DaVINCIs! Before we get into what I, a self-proclaimed "renaissance man" have to say, I'd really like to encourage you watch this TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/emilie_wapnick_why_some_of_us_don_t_have_one_true_calling?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare "You have too many irons in the fire..." Yep. I do. Always. That's me. I'm at my happiest when I'm trying to … Continue reading Fearless Friday: Embrace Your Multiple Potentials