How a Writer Can Respond With Considerably Less Terror When Asked “What do you do for a living?”

The inevitable question You’re at a party or a gathering of some sort and you’re flexing your extrovert muscles. Small talk is the worst, but you know it’s necessary at times and can, on occasion, lead to some deeper conversation and perhaps a connection with a new friend. Then, like a car careening around a… Continue reading How a Writer Can Respond With Considerably Less Terror When Asked “What do you do for a living?”

Shadow Careers, Hybrid Careers, and our Deepest Calling

In the shadow life, we live in denial. We pursue callings that take us nowhere and permit ourselves to be controlled by compulsions that we cannot understand (or are not aware of) and whose outcomes serve only to keep us caged, unconscious and going nowhere. ~Steven Pressfield, Turning Pro I’ve known my path as a writer since… Continue reading Shadow Careers, Hybrid Careers, and our Deepest Calling