It’s been nearly six months since my last post. I figure now is a good time to remind you that I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth just yet.
I’ve reached the one-week mark of my first semester as a graduate student in the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Department of Library and Information Studies.
Books focusing on the craft of writing come a dime a dozen, but How I Write is the real deal.
Janet Evanovich is author of the Stephanie Plum series of mystery novels. Each of the novels in this series have appeared on the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal and Amazon bestseller lists.
We’re at a pivotal point in American history where the sexual harassment genie has been taken out of the bottle, never to return. Continue reading “Respecting Our Women”
Friendship is essential to the soul. Regardless of how independent you think you may be you’re going to need at least one good friend to survive in this world.
But what is a friend?
Make the most of every moment you’re presented with because your time on this earth is precious. One day you will leave this earth and stand before God to give an account of what you did with the time He gave you.
Jay-Z. LeBron James. Kendrick Lamar. Taylor Swift. Ric Flair. Michael Jordan. Steve Jobs. Satoshi Kon. Michael Jackson. Virginia Woolf. Hayao Miyazaki. Nas. Stephen King. Prince. Kirk Franklin. Dwayne Johnson. Steve Austin. Kobe Bryant. Madonna. Beyoncé. Leonardo DiCaprio. Ice Cube. Dusty Rhodes. Kanye West. Johnny Depp.
Everyday you awake is a gift from God.
Whether or not you realize it, you’re an answer to someone’s prayer. You hold the solution to their problem.
As a writer, I can attest to laziness being the main culprit behind my lack of productivity. Most pieces of writing advice I read say it’s imperative to write on a daily basis even if it’s nothing more than jotting down a few lines in a journal. But laziness holds me back from even doing that much some days.
It’s human nature for us to assume the worst in everything. Let’s take a look:
I’ll never be on time.
Something will go wrong with my presentation at work.
My children will never get their act together.
I’ll never have enough money.