The Empowerment of Simon, Jon, and Dave

Photos courtesy of: cbtconferenceandexpo.com, daveramsey.com, TED.com Dave Ramsey often states that the average millionaire reads at least one non-fiction book a month. I found this an interesting tip and often try to emulate what I find worth emulating. Reading one non-fiction a month would grow me, prepare me, and educate me better than all the … Continue reading The Empowerment of Simon, Jon, and Dave

The Importance of Being Brave

Copyright Comfortpit.com “It's not all bad. Heightened self-consciousness, apartness, an inability to join in, physical shame and self-loathing—they are not all bad. Those devils have been my angels. Without them I would never have disappeared into language, literature, the mind, laughter and all the mad intensities that made and unmade me.” ― Stephen Fry, Moab Is My … Continue reading The Importance of Being Brave

Why is Character Description So Awkward?

“She drinks pints of coffee and writes little observations and ideas for stories with her best fountain pen on the linen-white pages of expensive notebooks. Sometimes, when it's going badly, she wonders if what she believes to be a love of the written word is really just a fetish for stationery.” ― David Nicholls, One Day Often … Continue reading Why is Character Description So Awkward?

Spread the Joy Week Prompt From Singledust: A Warm Blanket

  In response to Singledust's Spread the Joy Week: Go Dog Go Cafe : I work in a place that is terrifying. It is cold, sterile, bright, and noisy. In the dark of the night there are noises and beeping and sometimes even sounds of those suffering. Sleep is interrupted. Everything is uncomfortable including the bed underneath … Continue reading Spread the Joy Week Prompt From Singledust: A Warm Blanket