Story Snacks #1

Deep Thought If rocks had feelings, would moon-rocks on earth get homesick? What if? What if the first giraffe was just a horse that stretched his neck after his mom told him not to, and — as mom warned — it stayed that way? Question your reality Gravity is a lie. Try that for a […]

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Day 489 – Officially Pro

This morning I am writing in a tiny library room I reserved for Wednesday mornings. It is on the side of the library that gets morning sun, so it is far too hot for my taste. I even brought a fan this week. Despite my discomfort, it is an auspicious morning. Today is the 489th […]

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Finding My Why

Do you know why you get out of bed in the morning? A few months ago I ran across Simon Sinek. He is a self-styled optimist, but he has a lot to say about how everything we do in life should start with why. I read his book “Start With Why” and then followed up […]

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Tick Tock

Tick Tock – A Short Story Tick. Alas, I grow ever wearier of the passing minutes. The hands tick by eternal, the gears and cogs ever wearing down until someday they shall succumb to the inevitable decay. Who twisted your chain? Time is always passing, and it will always be so. Even if time ever […]

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Do you feel stuck?

Lately I have felt stuck. I have a wonderful family, a great house, a stable job that pays me more than I ever thought I would make in my life. And yet I have been feeling like my life doesn’t actually line up with my values. I spend a majority of my time working a […]

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The Right Tool to Write

I know not all of you are writers. This article is definitely tailored to fellow writers. But I believe the mentality I describe is applicable in many walks of life and hope that anyone can get something out of it.   I develop lots of tools for my day job. Everything from custom macros in […]

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Still afraid to fail

I finally heard back this week on a big writing contest I entered. I worked hard on my story for almost 6 months, revising and getting feedback from friends. I didn’t think it was good enough to win, but I thought it might be good enough to make honorable mention. I got a very cordial […]

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