There is no right or wrong way to blog through a personal tragedy. Let’s go over some options. We all know it’s inevitable. And yet, it catches each and every one of us by surprise. Tears. Heartache. Sorrow. Sometimes, it’s the loss of a loved one. Sometimes it’s losing a job. Sometimes it’s a random […]
“What does John Grisham have to do with blogging,” you’re probably thinking. The answer: nothing. Also, plenty. You see, Grisham wasn’t always the master of legal thrillers. Before “The Firm,” before “The Pelican Brief,” before any of his 23 bestsellers; John Grisham was a lawyer. And his story — one of perseverance, hard work, and […]
It was inevitable. Eventually, someone was going to bring it up. It was only a matter of time. No matter how much I tried to hide, I knew one day I would wake up, check my email, and see it. A podcast interview invitation.
A new year is upon us, and with it is our annual tradition of making resolutions we abandon before Punxsutawney Phil has emerged from Gobbler’s Knob. “Get out of debt” gives way to a 20% sale on shoes. “Get organized” is defeated as soon as you walk into your child’s bedroom. “Lose weight” is undone […]
According to data I made up just now for the purpose of this blog post, only 3.6 people read your blog during the holidays. Why? Well, people are busy this time of the year. There are trees to decorate. Year-end projects to complete. Shoppers to wrestle at Wal-Mart.