I recently read a book where everything was akimbo. Arms were akimbo, legs were akimbo. Akimbo appeared on every page. Okay every page is a slight exaggeration, but akimbo was in every chapter more than once. I started thinking of the hero in the book as Adam West’s posturing Batman persona. Every writer … [Read more…]
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There’s a lot of blogs out there on the Web, most of which don’t entice one to go back regularly to read updates. What is missing from these on-line journals that would essentially make them ‘good’ blogs? Well, the answers in life usually come down to simplicities. So let’s look at the problem like we … [Read more…]
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It was a cool August night during the Summer before my Junior year in high school. I was just getting off work on what seemed to be the worst day of my life. I was having a mental break-down, nothing was going right, and every negative thing in my life seemed to hit me at … [Read more…]
So you’re one of 20 million Americans who want to write a book. If you’ve already written a manuscript, chances are you’re looking for agent representation. In the past few years, as an editor and literary consultant for www.TheOmnibus.org, I’ve had the opportunity to read more than 1,000 book proposals. Most, I’m sad to report, … [Read more…]
Few books have impacted my perspective on human psychologically and behavior. A little over a year ago I read a book by Dr. Martin Seligman called, “Learned Optimism”. Seligman was intrigued by an experiment he had witnessed involving dogs who exhibited inexplicable behaviors. His curiosity led him to create the “Shuttle box” experiment. Without going … [Read more…]
If you are one of the millions who enjoyed The Da Vinci Code, you may want to reconsider Dan Brown’s narrative in the light of its historical claims, after you read Bart Ehrman’s Truth and Fiction In The Da Vinci Code.
“I am Sam. Sam I am. Do you like green eggs and ham? Would you like them here or there? Would you like them in a box, would you like them with a fox?”
I believe some people create and publish websites for the sole purpose of tormenting their visitors. Browsing various websites and navigating the Web can often be like trying to read on an airplane while a kid kicks the back of your seat and the baby next to you alternates between screaming, crying and drooling on … [Read more…]