How to Create Good Characters in 3 Steps

You’ve been struck by a creative bolt of lightning and now a new project sits before you. What do you…

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What You Can Expect on the Epic in 2022

The year begins with me asking for your help. I have a proposal that I’d like your opinion on. With…

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Wired for Story: Review

Most communication involves storytelling. According to the “Godzilla of Persuasion” himself, Robert Cialdini, communication itself evolved more to persuade than…

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High Concept, or How to Make Sure Your Idea Doesn’t Suck

Most communication rests on storytelling. Even a mundane task, like explaining that there’s a traffic delay, or telling your audience…

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Head Hopping: The First Mistake New Authors Make

Let’s say that there’s been a steady influx of off-world officers onto your planet and into your town. You don’t…

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5 Ways to Spur Creative Giant Within You

The world is noisier now than it has ever been. Much of that noise is of the hysterical variety. In…

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How Do You Get Traffic to a Start-Up Blog?

Let’s assume you want to start a website or blog from nothing. You’re not a big name. You’re trying to…

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How Theodore Roosevelt Built His Reputation

By the time he became President of the United States at the age of 42, Theodore Roosevelt had already been…

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What to Expect on the Epic in 2021

2020 is now blissfully over, but don’t think that 2021 will magically be “a better year” simply because the calendar…

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5 Top Entertainment Series for Men (October 2020)

In the era of woke Hollywood and woke everything else, it’s hard to find good entertainment options. As you will…

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