A Month of Misery – Changing How I Think About Happiness

I hate self-help books. Actually, no, that’s an understatement. I loathe self help books. Most of the ones I’ve read are full of vapid, meaningless advice that’s designed to make you feel good about yourself without giving you anything really actionable. They give you a brief feeling of general confidence that you can be ‘happy’ …

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The Best Lessons I Learned from Terry Pratchett

As I mentioned a little bit ago, I’m a huge Terry Pratchett fan. The Discworld novels have gotten me through some rough spots in my life. They’re hilarious and fantastic (in the traditional sense, i.e. full of fantasy, as well as the modern sense) and just...just the best.  One thing I didn’t mention though? They’re …

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How to Go Broke While Writing (A Satirical Approach to Financial Advice)

Doing a rerun post this week, the first part of my favorite series of posts so far. You can find part two here and part three here. --- When I first decided I wanted to become a serious author, I’ll freely admit I lost myself for a time in dreams of money and financial independence …

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How to Go Broke While Writing (A Satirical Approach to Financial Advice)

  When I first decided I wanted to become a serious author, I’ll freely admit I lost myself for a time in dreams of money and financial independence that would result from writing. I was counting my books before they sold, or in some cases were even written. I decided to share some of the …

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