Stop being boring.
The problem with the world is that we’ve settled for it. We’ve accepted the way things are instead of imagining how they could be. To create change, we've got to say something worth disagreeing with. This is how we stand out and get the attention our work deserves: We have to pick a fight.
The Power of a Creative Life
As a kid, I discovered the power of words when my dad told me bedtime stories every night that he made up on the spot. I almost forgot that. Just before turning thirty, I started calling myself a writer started acting like it. A decade later, I found myself stuck in a life I did not want, having chased other people’s definitions of success and feeling disillusioned as a result. So I started over, each time learning something new about myself I'd somehow always known. This website is where I attempt to share how the writing life and personal transformation connect. Whether you want to write a book, launch a website, or build a business, it all begins with you. And it had better be interesting.
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