In case there was doubt... this is Ernest Hemingway. 1. “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” 2. “The first draft of anything is shit.” 3. “All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.” 4. “All good … Continue reading 17 Brilliant Quotes on Writing from the Famed Author Ernest Hemingway
SAVAGE: Book 2 of the NIMEAN Trilogy Prologue Part I “Would you just calm down for a moment?” said Patil, Dr. Randall Forthright’s colleague and last friend. “We’ll get them to reconsider clinical trials, just give it a little time.” Randall looked at Patil, exasperated, “There is no time!” He shouted, slamming his tightly gripped … Continue reading SAVAGE: Book 2 of the NIMEAN Trilogy – Prologue
Photo by Ahmed Adly on Unsplash To my family, I'm sorry... You were right, and I'm dead now. I'm sorry for disbelieving you; for putting my own selfish desires first. You deserved better from me, and yet I just couldn't do it. Maybe I wasn't strong enough... You were there beside me, loving and encouraging … Continue reading To my family, I’m sorry… (A letter from the dead to the living)
Photo by Emmanuel Phaeton on Unsplash Writing Music I'm currently reading a book called The Spirit-Filled Life by Charles F. Stanley. In this book, Stanley spends some time going over each example in the New Testament where the idea of being filled with the Holy Spirit is spoken of. He notes that this idea found … Continue reading Sober from Alcohol, Empowered by the Holy Spirit
The day went about how one might expect it would go, with many tears and fond remembrances. What is there to say, really? He's gone now. Nothing to do but move forward or risk getting caught in the trap that snared him. There are a few things I'll never forget, like escorting him between cities … Continue reading The Funeral
People talk. A lot. And they think what they say is important, too, as if they have some secret knowledge or insight which is simply unavailable to the rest of us mere mortals. They'll spread their negative beliefs to anyone who will listen. Most of the time it is easier to let people believe what … Continue reading Jacking Jaws
I wrote a guest post over at BarbarianRhetoric.com which I think you'll like. It's all about nonverbal communication and how learning to decode it, how to read people, can give great interpersonal power. If that sounds interesting then check it out here: Reading, Knowing, and (Inter)Personal Power
This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe here to get notified when I post new updates. I thought I'd share with you all the first chapter of my upcoming book. The book itself is relatively short, while the title is … Continue reading Excuses suck.