The Danger of a Single StoryThis is a fantastic talk and a great reason why more of us need to tell our stories. Listen and let me know what you...
Music to Write to: “Fall in Line”A short video from one of my favorite artists to write to. Love this!...
Judging a Book by Its CoverYeah, I know you’re not supposed to do that, but far too many authors underestimate the power of the physical design of a book. Today more than ever, the look and feel may not tell you much about the quality of writing or depth of thought put into a book, but they do...
Except as we venture to create,
we cannot project ourselves
beyond ourselves to serve and lead.
—Robert K. Greenleaf
My wife took a look at the first version of something I was writing not long ago and said,
“Dammit, man, that’s high school stuff.”
I have to tell her to wait until the seventh draft, it’ll work out all right.
I don’t know why that should be so, that the first or second draft of everything
I write reads that way.