Generations coming together. This is a re-post from an article I posted on LinkedIn yesterday: Come gather 'round people, wherever you roam and admit that the waters around you have grown. And accept it that soon you'll be soaked to the bone, If your time, to you, is worth saving. And you'd better start swimming … Continue reading Stop Bashing Millennials and Start Learning to Work With Them!
Greetings citizens of the realm! Wednesday falls upon us once more, and that means it's time to sharpen up our writing chops! Today's discussion (no pun intended) is all about dialogue - specifically, how to write great dialogue. A Bold Claim... I know. I do have an M.A. in English and creative writing, but what … Continue reading Writers’ Wednesday: How to Write Great Dialogue
https://youtu.be/yEMz1kVUyrM In which your intrepid Wizard of the Realm (that's me) teaches y'all how I play the solo to Stairway to Heaven. Hey everyone! I made a video about how to play a thing I didn't write. Watch it and maybe you can learn how to play that thing I didn't write (the solo from … Continue reading Tuesday Tune-Up: How to Play the Solo from Stairway to Heaven (Video)
Okay, Brandonians. It's Mantra Monday, and that' means it's time to say "F-You!" to motivation and embrace discipline! This is your weekly kick-in-the-ass to get you out there and get you moving this week. What am I doing this for, anyway? I touched briefly last week on how I ended up quittin' the cig'rettes - … Continue reading Mantra Monday: Why Make A Commitment?
Be it known throughout the Realm of Brandonia... Fridays henceforth shall be for encouraging fearless living for Brandonians everywhere. "It's a dangerous business, going out one's door, Frodo..." I want Fridays posts here to be relatively short and to encourage you to take the weekend to do something fearless. I'll offer suggestions, usually, but I … Continue reading Fearless Friday: Find Adventure This Weekend
Be it known throughout the Realm of Brandonia... Thursdays henceforth shall be for random higher-level thinking. "So What Do You Do?" Chances are, you're reading this either on your computer, tablet, or phone while your "on a break" at work. If I'm wrong, then... shut up and just imagine you're at your job. Maybe you … Continue reading Thoughts for Thursday: The Value of a Life
Be it known throughout the Realm of Brandonia... Wednesdays henceforth shall be devoted to the subject of writing. I teach writing, so I have a lot to say on the subject, and these posts will be a potpourri of topics regarding the whole writing process. My plan is that sometimes these posts will be video … Continue reading Writers’ Wednesday: How To Write an Opening Paragraph
Each Tuesday henceforth shall be music related across the Brandonian Realm. This week: A review of Andy Rumsey's "Here We Are."
Weekly posts designed to help you forget motivation and cultivate discipline for physical fitness!
Hey y'all! The editors over at Space.porn have decided to let me do "B" space movie reviews every once in a while. This week I reviewed the 1954 classic Killers From Space. Now, that content belongs to the folks over at space.porn so I won't post it on Brandonia, but I will give you a … Continue reading My Review of “Killers From Space” on Space.Porn