Over the last couple years, America has learned in great detail what gaslighting is & how effective it can be. I'm a big fan of Writer's Digest & have been a subscriber for years. This particular article from WD talks about the psychology of villains & how to use them & gaslighting effectively in your … Continue reading Gaslighting and Writing Villains Who Make Your Spine Tingle
It’s What You Say, Not How You Say It
Patton Oswalt's special "Talking For Clapping" was, as are all his works, completely brilliant (and tragically aired the day his wife died). He did a bit during that show about how there are far more LGBT allies in the world than you would think because some sincere people are shunned by that community because they … Continue reading It’s What You Say, Not How You Say It
I Gave Up Political Posting for Lent
I went the entirety of Lent without posting or sharing a single political comment on any social media platform. It was an interesting experiment, especially considering the first day of Lent was marked by the Parkland shooting and pretty much continued to go downhill. I learned a lot and have decided to, for the most … Continue reading I Gave Up Political Posting for Lent
How the GOP Took Away the Guns
As I've done here before, this is part of a Chuck Wendig Terrible Minds Flash Fiction Challenge. Today's challenge is called No Guns, one made as a response to the horror we witnessed in Florida earlier this week. Write about a world with no guns, whatever that may mean to you. My story is how … Continue reading How the GOP Took Away the Guns
No, Not EVERY American Deserves to Be Heard
(Photo by Travel + Leisure. NOTE: This is not the pic from today in Houston) A friend from Texas posted a pic of AF1 at the airport. Yes, it's impressive. Seriously. That's a big-ass plane. And it's a unique experience. Someone commented on that post "If it was Obama, he'd be at golfing." (His grammar … Continue reading No, Not EVERY American Deserves to Be Heard
What the Alt-Left Media Isn’t Telling You!
The Alt-Left media won't tell you the truth. For example, they won't tell you the real story behind this photo from last weekend's Charlottesville protest. The truth is, this is a group of friends who graduated Harvard together (the gentleman on the left is heading to the institution's prestigious Law School in the spring semester … Continue reading What the Alt-Left Media Isn’t Telling You!