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Halfway to Knocking the Bastard Off

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” —Sir Edmund Hillary, credited as the first man to climb Mt. Everest “Does anyone want to interview me? Helloooo? Hey, you know who else was up there too? This guy!” —Tenzing Norgay, Hillary’s … Continue reading

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Clip Show Part One! A Recap of Our Hero’s Journey So Far

“I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be, until finally I became that person. Or he became me.”  — Cary Grant Well, it has been almost eight months since I undertook this Heroic Quest to seize control of my … Continue reading

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Be Untouchable! Adopt a Heroic Code

“Our integrity and reputation depend on our ability to do the right thing, even when it’s not the easy thing… The Code is based on our fundamental understanding that no one… should ever sacrifice integrity — or give the impression … Continue reading

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Riding the Berserk Hedgehog

“Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken … 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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Hitting the Curve Ball: An Essential Skill for Heroes

“We have no right to ask when sorrow comes, ‘Why did this happen to me?’ unless we ask the same question for every moment of happiness that comes our way.”  ~Author Unknown As if embarking on a Heroic Quest isn’t … Continue reading

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WM seeking an older Mentor-figure, Beard is a must!!

My Quest is a month old, and I’m starting to get discouraged. I have done more writing than I was doing before I started, but the scope of what I’m trying to do seems too great. I’m standing on the … Continue reading

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