Tag Archives: Inspiration

Breaking News from the Dali Bugle!

“Not everyone is meant to make a difference. But for me, the choice to lead an ordinary life is no longer an option.” –Peter Parker Greetings faithful readership. It has been a few weeks since my last Manifesto. I have … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Jobbed! Be an iConoclast

While I’m not an Apple fanboy specifically, or a technology geek in general, or a fan of sweatshop labor under any circumstances, Steve Jobs was a fascinating guy. Some people have elevated him onto a pedestal, like some kind of nerdist messiah. Not … Continue reading

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Swimming Toward the Taj Majal

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”  ―    Nelson Mandela If it seems like Heroic storytime has become a little more infrequent, like waiting two years between seasons of Sherlock, you are right. Keen deductive skills, Hero(ine)! My script is in … Continue reading

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Wipe the Puke Off Your Jellyfish Mask And Keep Swimming!

“You should never, ever give up.”  — Diana Nyad As a follow up to my last post, which was about resilience and transcending past failures, I offer this addendum. My wife reminded me that I had missed an opportunity to celebrate … Continue reading

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Follow the String! Or, Defying Mother Nature in the Key of “C”

“Magic is believing in yourself. If you can do that, you can make anything happen.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Embarking on a Heroic Quest is hard. You face a variety of Trials, there are Tricksters who attempt to confound … Continue reading

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Now With More Goosebumps and Twice the Goulet!

I have reached the home stretch of my first major Quest milestone, the deadline for the Industry Insider Screenwriting contest is April 30.  This project has been a struggle for me. The whole point of this blog was to find … Continue reading

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