We Are Not Being Explosive Enough

As creators we are not taking enough chances

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A more personal medium

I have been in the early stages of what I assumed to be a new novel project. As usual I have no idea where it may be going. But I had an insight into a different way to think about it and the inspiration was this year’s unconventional Academy Awards season, of all things.

Optimism vs. pessimism: our choice as creators

Art exists to illuminate human nature and share that revelation. Even the mundane self-help story, if personalized, can tell a story. But, like all things, it can be diluted by sights set too low or driven by materialism. You can stay on the surface or you can dig deeper and go into the unknown.

Former software marketer. Former musician. Writer, nine non-fiction books, two novels, Buddhist, train lover. Amateur cook, lover of life most of the time!

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