“The past is very useful, but only for what it can teach us about the present. The present is the rich thing. But I am very fond of the past.” – The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

My Birthday Book Wishlist

“I believe everyone in this universe is obsessive, there is an uncertain comfort in obsessive behavior that can only last if it is focused on the right things.” – Rhett Martens

Write Outside Yourself

“I often advocate that we look at many sides of an issue, walk in someone else’s shoes, and identify and reject false choices.” ~ Kamala Harris

Great Writing vs. Good Writing

From the very dawn of humankind, we have been sharing stories. Lisa Cron describes it as one of the very core elements of our need for survival in “Wired for Story” as she explores why we crave stories so much, and what that has meant for us throughout history. From early bedtime stories meant to…

Great Books You May Have Missed!

I feel like I have been missing in action for some time. To kick things off for this very exciting week, I thought what could be better than sharing books that I love. I also thought since I usually post about popular new releases, I would post about less obvious choices for this post. Like…

The Lies We Tell Ourselves

What is holding you back from your next big thing. Seriously? We have such a slew of tools, resources and information at our fingertips, and yet I think the average person finds no joy in what they’re pursuing or struggles to get accomplished the one thing they have their sights set on. For me, I…