What Is In A Name?

What Is In A Name?

      The names that writers give their characters can often determine what type of people they are.  If a person had the name Irvin Garfarckle, what type of person do you think he would be?  Does it sound like someone you would trust as your lawyer?  Or does it sound...
Sometimes You Have To Fake It

Sometimes You Have To Fake It

I often tell people half the things I talk about I don’t know what I’m talking about.  It’s just that you don’t know which half I don’t know.  As a science fiction writer, writing about things that might not come true...
Being Normal Is Boring

Being Normal Is Boring

I have a friend I call Crazy Dan.  He is big into UFOs and aliens.  We talk for hours about that and other things.  One thing he wants to be known as is NORMAL.  I have told him normal is boring.  Being called strange is something to be...
Don’t Give Into the Status Quo

Don’t Give Into the Status Quo

The status quo is for people unwilling to change.    It makes people complacent.  It also makes them lazy.  It sounds so comforting at times.  People don’t like change if it means their lives will have to adjust to change.  The...
Self-Growth: Stay Determined to Succeed

Self-Growth: Stay Determined to Succeed

  During our lifetime we have a handful of times when success is within our grasp.  We need to recognize our opportunity to succeed might be as simple as allowing those who know how to help others succeed should help us too.  They are dedicated to...

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