I shouldn’t walk into bookstores.

As I’ve said before, I live in the middle of nowhere. I find any excuse to go back to my lovely, traffic-congested Dallas. This past Saturday I made a lunch date with my good college friend Cara who I hadn’t seen in months. With her and some of my old college buddies, we started  bi-weekly [...]

Where there are no Daydreams.

My desk at work is usually clean. I like to see the deep wood color even though it’s obviously fake. I love to have color surround my space and white papers always have made me edgy.  I love color but I can’t seem to paint or do anything with it and white walls are so [...]

Your (Mostly) Unbeatable Worst Enemy.

Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things. -Ray Bradbury When my professor handed me back my manuscript after class, he gave me a look that I will never forget. It was a mixture of encouragement, urgency, [...]