Becoming an Idea Machine

Lists are all around us. We compile shopping lists, Christmas lists, lists of ten great life hacks, and lists of the 6,198 times we laughed in 2018. It's easy journalistic fodder, just as it is a nice way to stay organized at the grocery store. Warren Buffett said to make a list of the 20 …

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Reddit List

I came across one of those links on Reddit that was something like "100 Books Every Man Should Read" lists. I'm a sucker for those even if, amongst those 100, the books are pretty much a list of classics that have been listed for decades (they'll throw a few contemporary Pulitzer winners to make it …

Writing Unafraid.

Of all of the things I've learned as a writer, perhaps the most valuable is this: Write unafraid. This sounds trite, like "Walk with your head up." No shit. When developing a voice, I've¬†realized that a writer must employ a few concrete tactics. 1.) Write authoritatively: Too often, I would get into the mindset of, …