This is the kind of person i am. I like to read books that are important or smart, but I don’t read a lot of them. One once in a while. Then I think I’m smart, or at least smarter than the average suck. (Considering I don’t eat bread given to me by strangers in […]Read More Imperfect
I don’t want to be a writer.
I want to write.
What day is it? It’s a simple enough question at first glance, but the second you actually look into the history of it, you realize just how hard the answer can really be. The present dates on our calendar were carefully calculated by studious monks in quiet monasteries, all through the Dark Ages and up […]Read More Do You Know What Day It Is?
The things you don’t get done? You have attached a lesser importance to them. Maybe it’s time for you to reassess your priorities and place more importance where it needs to be.Read More The 2 irrefutable laws of time management
Recently I saw an ad for an unusual video game. Most video games based on first person combat are monotonous point and shoot games, but this game had the promise to be a completely different experience. It features the normal qualities of a first person shooter: a collection of deadly weapons and hordes of enemies […]Read More Stop, in the Name of Whatever
Amateur writers often make the mistake of creating characters that are both hyperintelligent and omniscient. I don’t mean that most stories are peopled with demigods and metahumans, but that the characters of stories regularly have a greater ability to observe and learn from their surroundings and the events that they take part in. In games […]Read More Perception Boost
“Son, believe me when I tell you: if money will solve your problems, then you don’t have problems.” That is something my Dad (smart as a whip and almost as tall) told me a long time ago, when I thought money was only good for buying ice cream. (Now I know it will buy peach […]Read More Money is No Object
I don’t take pictures of sunsets. I’m blessed to live where I do. To the west of me there is not a single building that obscures my view of the sunset. Every twilight I have the entire sky all to myself. I don’t have to share it with anyone. I love my sunsets. Every evening […]Read More I Don’t Take Pictures of Sunsets
Chess is an unusual game. Supposed as the most thorough test of a person’s mind and logical skills, people play chess with few pieces, fewer actions, and a board. Really, chess tests not whether a person has a logical mind, but only whether a person is trained to play chess. Yes, it requires a logical […]Read More Underestimate Me, Please
I am by nature a practical man. I like to plug leaky faucets as soon as I find them, and inflate flat tires as soon as they happen. I don’t want generalized answers to specific questions or halfhearted responses to genuine inquiries. This list is a child of that practical mindset. I like to write, […]Read More 14 Writing Tips that have Nothing to Do with Writing