Becoming A Storyteller: Qualities of a Hero

So many protagonists today start out as ordinary Joe's or Jane's. We're introduced to these characters in the midst of their normal life, then some inciting incident is introduced. The Conflict develops, perhaps snowballs, and the protagonist is forced to leap over each obstacle placed before them as a 100-meter hurdler. We readers are asked to … Continue reading Becoming A Storyteller: Qualities of a Hero

My Thoughts on Mazzara’s leaving The Walking Dead

The Mayan doomsday prediction had my mind on another apocalypse, The Walking Dead. While I have never been much of a fan of the horror genre, or zombies in particular, I found myself surprised when I was so captivated by this show. While season one was a tour de force, I thought season two waned horribly. … Continue reading My Thoughts on Mazzara’s leaving The Walking Dead

Stick-to-itiveness, or, What I’ve Learned About Writing from LeBron James

I've spend an inordinate amount of my writing time recently on sports. While there's something to be said for seeing your name on the by-line of a published article, it's not exactly the kind of writing I want to do. It's not even like I can say it's paying the bills right now, cause that's … Continue reading Stick-to-itiveness, or, What I’ve Learned About Writing from LeBron James

LeBron James Named Sports Illustrated’s 2012 Sportsman of the Year

MIAMI- On December 3rd, Sports Illustrated named Miami Heat forward LeBron James their 2012 Sportsman of the Year. LeBron James has celebrated quite a bit lately, winning his third NBA league MVP award, his first NBA Championship, a Finals MVP, and an Olympic Gold Medal. The iconic magazine decided his athletic performances, coupled with his … Continue reading LeBron James Named Sports Illustrated’s 2012 Sportsman of the Year