Princesses are important in my house, see I have a four-year old daughter, who just loves everything about the princesses, at least the ones that Disney has displayed. I know, however that despite what they put on-screen, the … Continue reading →
That’s it, I’m done. I decided earlier and I’m just going to pull the trigger and go for it. See the problem is that I’m a writer, and as such a million (literally) ideas of stories, poems, art projects and … Continue reading →
The late great Bob Marley just posthumously joined a very elite club of celebrities and dignitaries. Scientist and researcher Paul Sikkel has named a Jamaican crab after the artist. Marley joins others in this elite group such as Barack Obama … Continue reading →
There is an ugly world brewing, a world hell-bent on forgetting its origins and determined to make wrong the previous justices of itself. It is rapidly approaching the point where ubiquitous technology takes over our lives. No, not Matrix style, … Continue reading →
Last week Andrew Stiles of the Free Beacon broke a story that revealed that federal prison inmates from UNICOR are working for a private company. So how did this happen? In 1937 DuPont, the company responsible for most of the … Continue reading →
In it Jeff talks about the power behind speaking your dreams. This goes a long way towards proving the power of positive thinking and other such ideas. I’ve experienced this myself and it is a common adage regarding love, that you must love yourself before you can be loved. In the same way, you must declare yourself to be a writer, in order to become one.
This is my written declaration. My intention to craft with words and build something from nothing. I won’t write to an audience, or even look for one but instead will choose to practice until I find my voice.
This isn’t my first foray into writing, in high school I wrote wildly fantastic adventure stories in a creative writing class. I left school my senior year with a shiny new journal from my favorite teacher, words of encouragement that urged me to continue writing and a request for a signed copy of my first book. After that I promptly forgot how to write. This is my comeback, this is me promising that young man that I won’t let him down, that I will stick to this until I become better.
So I’ve been working hard lately to develop my business plan, problem is I’m worried I might fail. Worried that my investors will laugh at me (what investors?). Worried that my customers won’t be there when I need them. Worried … Continue reading →