• News

    Shouting Out Great Content!

    Good morning! It’s the last day of my vacation. I’ve had a fabulous time with family in Boston and then New Hampshire for two weeks. We’ve had great food, gone on hikes, been zip lining, toured caves, cooked together, laughed together, road tripped together and the younger generation all took a week of science camp together. This is very special to me because I live so far from family so it’s like moving planets to get everyone together.In addition to all the fun activities, I’ve also had some down time to read and listen to some podcasts and I want to introduce you to a few gems I’ve discovered. I…

  • blog,  Life Lessons,  Mindset

    How I Maximized My Creative Potential with a Ketogenic Diet

    If you pay any attention to health and diet circles you have likely heard of the Ketogenic diet by now.  Keto is a high fat, high protein, low carb diet designed to switch you metabolism to work in a state of ketosis burning fats instead of sugars for fuel. My metabolism has slowed down in recent years and with it, my energy levels have decreased. I am a very busy person and just don’t have time for low energy, so I’d been looking for ways to address this when I heard about the Ketogenic diet. I had been hearing about it for over a year but it wasn’t until a…

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    Love is Blind, Keep your Dating Sharp -Book!

    Love is blind. It’s also dumb, delusional, obsessive, jealous, confused and insecure–especially in the infatuation phase when you are filled with desire, excitement and hope but don’t have anything to confirm if it’s real and lasting. That comes later.  That’s a different book. This book is about that crazy, falling in love, floating on air, freaking out, half-insane phase that plagues you when you are losing your mind over a guy.  Before you completely lose your mind, you need someone to smack you back to your senses. You need this book. This book isn’t here to empower you. You are already empowered. This isn’t a pep talk, your friends can…

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    Bare Naked Writing

    Have you noticed how many writers are publishing marketable books with mass appeal but it’s hard to find writing that really gives you a punch in the gut?  I’m in writing groups that focus on publishing 2 books a year. The quality is shit. There might not be typos, but the writing is superficial and bland.  You aren’t going to read a sentence in 300 pages that stands out and makes you think.  It’s garbage in and garbage out. When I fell in love with reading it wasn’t because I could consume think books, one after the other, with the story brushing past me like walking through a crowd. I…

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    Work-in-Progress

    If you’ve noticed that I have not been publishing as many essays or flash fiction pieces lately, do not worry! It isn’t because I’ve stopped writing. In fact, I’m writing more than ever but I’ve taken on some really big projects! I am writing a play called “Divorce Party,” a novel called “Pleasures of the Damned,” which I am publishing as a serialized novel for my Patreon Supporters, one chapter a month. I am in the final stages of editing a non-fiction book on dating called, “Love is Blind, Keep Your Dating Sharp.” It will be out early 2019.

  • Attraction,  Essay,  Men,  Mindset

    The Power of Erotic Imagination and the Conditioning Effects of Porn

    Many articles will debate the moral issues related to porn. Morality is personal and I don’t want to impose my morality on you any more than I want you to impose yours on me. This article is about how porn interferes with your personal power, infringes on your self-mastery and ultimately has the power to derail your life by conditioning you to want something you don’t really want and dulling your desires through easy satisfaction.  Self-Mastery is True Power “Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.” Lau Tzu We know that these things are important and that achieving them is…

  • Creativity,  Essay,  Header Slider,  News,  On Writing

    A Touch of Chaos – Writing from The Edge

    I want to connect with you personally. Social media has made us antisocial. We connect through screens and snippets but not personally. I’m moving away from this as much as possible in a search for real connection and true engagement. Sending an email to you that you can reply to privately is the first step, sending snail mail to Patrons who support me on Patreon is the next step. I write fiction, plays, essays and now personal letters to share my ideas and imaginings. I try every day to maintain the balance between order and chaos to maximize my creative energy to share with you. We all seek and desperately…

  • Essay,  Journal,  Mindset

    If You Need to Cry, Cry When You Get to the Top

    A reader recently asked me, “How do you approach life so confidently?” I have been asked this more than once and decided this topic deserved to be answered in an essay. We all build our confidence in different ways. I don’t often share personal stories as I consider myself to be more of an observer and I am less interested in myself than in others, but this demanded a personal answer, so here is my story. Represent Yourself or Others Will Misrepresent You When I was a teen, I was a lot like I am now: outspoken, curious, passionate, and creative. I read as much as I could get my…