Life is long, I always tell my friends, and you never know where you’re going to end up. Sometimes things that seem ever-fixed and unchangeable can transform overnight. Maybe that thing you thought would always haunt you one day just throws up its hands and descends quietly into its grave. They say nothing lasts forever, and maybe we come to terms with just about everything when the time is right.
Read more "A Fool, A Fiend And A History"
When the reward is inconsistently given, we will just keep pushing that lever…over and over and over again.
Hoping each time, that the next rattle-ping-push will be prize enough to overcome all the push-push-push that keeps us wanting more.
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When it comes to real life, what do you do when the infantry doesn’t materialize, and no-one’s around to save the day?
Read more "Waiting for the Plot Twist"
Sometimes a flooded field and a cancelled game are better than a victory. Sometimes the events that seem inevitable can be displaced and dispatched with just a little innovative thinking.
And sometimes…sometimes…we just need to play a wet and sloppy game of baseball in an empty stadium under the stars.
Read more "An Empty Stadium Under The Stars"
They say good fences make good neighbors. I’d say good defenses make happy creatives.
Read more "Don’t Forget to Feed the Gargoyles!"
To writers, journalists, or creatives of any breed and background, material is key. But there’s a dark side to this pursuit of experience.
Read more "Why Do We Pursue the Inevitable?"
Sometimes the hardest thing to do is stand your ground.
Read more "The Art of the Gamble"
Daily creative writing isn’t about tapping genius every chance you get. It’s about preparing for the long haul. Building up your creative stamina. Finding the reasons, searching for the golden ticket, and grasping at the brass ring.
Read more "Cooing Angels and Rakish Devils"