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3 x 3 in 8 vs. 8

After we got home from seven hours of swimming, barbecue, and familial love, I felt exhausted, so I fell asleep, then woke up cramped out Read more…


Blogosphere Improvements

Quick note of goals I’d like to chunk out and accomplish in coming months… June Aggressively building content. I’m a little behind on these ideals, Read more…


3×3 Blogosphere Formula

Lately I’ve tried to give my intuition more agency. While slices of our society argue gut reactions are more of a primal response,—and therefore, inferior Read more…


Formulaic Writing

I use formulas for my writing. Once I find a healthy formula, I stretch it around, changing a variable here; doubling a variable there. Think Read more…


Lakhiani’s 3 Important Questions

Your perspective is everything.


Does Sci-fi Inspire Science? Or Science Inspire Sci-fi?

@40:13, “How much do you think sci-fi influences science?” Quite a lot, actually… Even now, I think there’s something similar about them; because they’re both Read more…


I 💕🐲💕 Fantasy Genre

The other day, before bed, I tallied it up—and I wrote 7.5K words in a single day. In graduate school, I’d often pump out just Read more…


Considering Reality

I’ve been thinking about the definition of reality again. 😳🤯😩 10 Questions to Aid the Search for Truth Some of the questions I’ve wrestled with… Read more…


7 Sci-Fictions Made Real in 2 Years or Less

As I continue research for my science fiction novellas, I compile a list of interesting technologies that may or may not become reality in the next 2 years or less.


8 Edo Period Arts for Storytelling

Ink scroll of cranes. Koi. Tree of life. Toddler in a mask. Arrowheads. Magical shield. Raven. Poetry in painting.


19 Potential Odyssey Quests

In the book Designing Your Life, you’re encouraged to layout different 5-year life plans, or odysseys. Here are some of mine.


I 💚 Beyonce

While listening to a feel good playlist, courtesy of the magic of YouTube, I came across this classic… Listening to Now 💜 Run the World ✨ Read more…


Ignore the One-Star Reviews

So far I’ve succeeded with Tom Selleck’s Daily 150-word Challenge, although yesterday, I cut it close. As much as I struggled balancing grading this week, Read more…


Coherency

In Designing Your Life by Burnett & Evans, they write about bringing your Workview and Lifeview to the table to establish coherency: A coherent life is one Read more…


I 💙 Blogs, Part II 🙌

I need to go back. I need to return to the writing. To the beginning. So, cheers, Dear Reader— Here’s to celebrating that all our thoughts Read more…


Belly of the Whale

I fell in love with teaching at graduate school—and I also fell in love with barely making a living as an adjunct professor (at last, Read more…


I 💜 PicsArt

All the photographs on my blog are snapped with an iPhone 6S Plus or iPad Pro, then edited by the app PicsArt. It’s like a Read more…