During the process of my personal evolution, I had begun an informal list of sayings or phrases I wanted to eliminate from my vocabulary. Though widely accepted and used by popular culture, I began to chafe at their negative connotation. So, “I’m too old for that!” has the dubious honor of joining “I’m having a […]
We're not fitness fanatics, but we do recognize that a healthy writer is a productive writer. Physical fitness, fiscal fitness, and emotional fitness form the trifecta of what we consider constant objectives in life. We're not gurus-on-the-mountain, but we're happy to share our discoveries (and mistakes) along the way!
Note: This is an article that we wrote a while back for a website dedicated to personal evolution. We decided to shut down that website so we could focus our efforts here, creating modern fantasy fiction. You know the type. He’s the experienced tradesman who refuses to discuss his process out of fear that someone […]
It’s not enough to just be good at the work you do. You also need to cultivate the perception others have in your work. Perception matters, whether your aim is to educate prospective customers, woo your lover, or seek a promotion from your supervisor. Like so many others growing up in rural North Dakota, I […]
Now is when many of us set goals for the coming year. Setting goals is easy. Assessing ourselves–really holding that mirror up–is not so easy. These are five questions I ask myself every year: What did I accomplish this past year? What do I hope to accomplish this coming year? What do I wish to […]