I‘m not a social butterfly, but I know enough people closely enough who know what I do, and know some of what I’m capable of. Most of these people rarely ask for my help. Now, I’m the master of not asking people about things (sometimes) and figuring them out in my own way, but I’m […]
I have a bone to pick with marketing gurus. Which, let’s face it, is all of us at this moment in history. Every one of us with a platform to speak our minds is trying to sell something. We’ve been taught that this is the thing to do with an audience. Sell them things, whether […]
Love is a complex, wonderful thing. If you aren’t too stuck on pigeon-holed definitions, you will admit to yourself that the emotion is not as rationed and militaristically single-minded as you are sold by the powers that be. The ‘powers that be’ being Society, a nebulous term for our collective nebulous insecurities. It’s safe to […]
Have you ever delayed doing something to wait for the right time? The story of how this article was not written for a long time, before being written, is a fine example of it. By the end of last year, my blog was showing me a post count in the 240s. A few more posts […]
For writers, bookshops are a double-edged sword. On the one hand, you were probably first inspired to have writing ambitions somewhere in a bookshop, surrounded by the wonder of words; On the other hand, bookshops and the books in them can be the greatest obstacle to writing that was ever conceived.
In the trusty old paper dictionary that’s always lurking beside my bed, it says work ethic is a belief in the moral value of work. More recently, the term has come to mean something closer to work habits, as in a good work ethic, but this original definition has more depth to it and it […]
All the ideas and brainstorming in the world can’t help you if you don’t take action and do something about them. In any process of creation your greatest enemy is always procrastination. If you ever wish to be someone who actually achieves something, rather than one of the many who had all the best ideas, […]