Writing the Long Journey Home

I’ll be finishing up 2016 by wrapping up a chapter of my life. Well, actually, a trilogy. I’ve spent the last five years on a journey, writing a story that I needed to tell. In the end, it came in the form of a trilogy. If you haven’t read my Cult Trilogy, here are links…

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5 Ways Your Dreams May Be Holding You Back

Do you have dreams? Do you want to truly reach your greatest potential? Maybe you want to be a great sculptor. Perhaps you want to be a classically-trained guitarist. Maybe you want to develop a financially-successful blog. I’ve Got News For You: Your Dreams Are Worthless I’ve always been a dreamer. When I was younger,…

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Formula Vs. Real Creativity: Why Formula Sucks

I don’t know about you, but I’ve started to grow tired of the formulaic blog post. You know, the ones with a catchy title, a hook, numbered points, and a call to action. Sure, formula works, otherwise people would quit using it. Still, the formulaic blog post seems to work contrary to real creativity. Don’t…

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Crossing of Justice and Mercy: the Reality of Fiction

The Cult Trilogy starts out with the true story of my childhood in a cult in the book, A Train Called Forgiveness.¬†Although the second and third books become more “fictional,” the story is still developed from personal experience and beliefs. At the Crossing of Justice and Mercy Here’s the thing. Good fiction is always grounded…

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