Small Stakes are High Stakes

Small Stakes are High Stakes

So the other day I was watching “Iron Man” and something very odd struck me… the entire world wasn’t (explicitly) at risk.  Aliens weren’t invading New York, Hydra wasn’t about to drop firebombs on half the major cities on the globe, Loki wasn’t freeing the population from freedom.  In fact, on the grand scale of…

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Reviving Your Passion for Writing: The Practical “How To”

You started a novel. Every day you rushed through the ‘life’ parts of your life in order to sit down and write. Every day the idea of hammering on a keyboard or splashing your emotions out on paper thrilled you. You couldn’t wait to start the next chapter, page, paragraph, or sentence. When you weren’t…

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