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Tips from an Unpublished Writer #1

I know what you’re thinking. “Why in the hell would I want to take advice from someone who’s not published?” Well, the answer to that is simple. Why not? And quite frankly, that’s the first tip and quite possibly, the … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry…Be…

So, I left Illinois just over a year ago. Some days it feels like I just left, and other days…well…yeah. No, this is not one of those “waxing nostalgic” posts where I reminisce about the taste of Portillo’s, Chicago style … Continue reading

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Crash and Burn Down the ‘Vaguebook’ Rabbit Hole

And so, my experiment with “Vaguebooking” is over. Over before it even really began. If you don’t know, “Vaguebooking” is the art of passive aggressively sharing your innermost feelings to the entire world when the true recipient is a single … Continue reading

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Time Machine

Admit it…you want one. You know you do! And there’s no shame in that, because believe me when I say, you are not alone! But why? Think long and hard about why you want one. Are you looking to relive … Continue reading

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Somewhere Along the Way…

…I wrote a book. It’s a strange thing to think about. It’s even stranger to say. But somewhere along the way, I actually wrote a book. There are roughly 80,000 words spread out over a few hundred pages and they’re … Continue reading

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I’ll Have a Challenge…Neat…with Two Olives

We use the phrase, “Rome wasn’t built in a day”, to ultimately convey just how important it is to take the time to watch something small grow into something great. Whether it is a relationship, a city, a nation, a … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

He sat there, again, staring at his computer. He had been waiting for this moment all day. The moment when he would have some time alone with his thoughts. Waiting for the moment when he would have time to write … Continue reading

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Sometimes…It Means More

I don’t hate soccer. Truly…I don’t. But I don’t particularly care about it either. So we’re in the midst of this World Cup and I see it taking over my beloved ESPN. Mike and Mike talk about it in the … Continue reading

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Meanwhile…in Dark Moon Vale…

The last time I was excited about a book…this happened: As I stated in one of my reviews, the beauty of this series is the fact that these men know and embrace who they are while learning to understand and … Continue reading

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I Lost My Virginity on Amtrak

When you think about it, the train ride is more of a mystery to most of us than many other forms of transportation. I mean, why spend days travelling by rail, when you can fly there in a matter of … Continue reading

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