Tag Archive | success

Yes, Lee Child Is THAT Awesome

Yesterday I saw a tweet from Alison Brennan (via Piper Bayard retweet) about advice Lee Child gave to a group of new writers. I highly recommend making some time to read it because as the author of the article, Anthony J. Franze, correctly points out, Lee Child’s advice is more about being a successful person in whatever […]

My First Taste of Rejection From a Friend

The other day I was having lunch with a friend and I started talking enthusiastically about my writing.  Because I’m self-publishing and we’re boys, he teased me a little about the whole thing.  Then the conversation got a little more serious and he asked me if I thought I had something a “real” publishing house […]

Nerd or Geek, Which One Are You?

Ah the age old question.  Way more profound than that chicken and egg nonsense.  The problem with answering this question is both words have developed multiple meanings over time.  We’re going to have dig deep folks.  Let’s have a look. According to wikipedia, nerd has a few conflicting origins.  The most plausible one is it’s […]

Collateral: A Zero to Hero Lesson

When I think about Tom Cruise movies, Top Gun, Jerry Macguire and Rain Man come to mind.  These are all kick ass, but the one that has stuck with me the most is a movie called Collateral.  Tom Cruise is the villain in this one and I’m always into movies where the actor plays a […]

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