The Time I Shouldn’t Have Been Pro-Israel
On the complicated story of how I got sucked into a political mindset, and what I lost along the way.
It’s Time To Kill Fan Culture
For generations, we have worshipped the artists that make the art we adore. The time has come to understand the nature of this relationship and why it needs to be changed.
Originality Is Overrated
Why sequels, clickbait, and imitation hold the secret to true creative expression.
Writing Is For The Weak
The world says that whatever we do, we should be strong. And if it pains us to share our work, or get attacked for it, we aren’t cut out to create. Hogwash.
The One Law Of Creativity Everyone Needs To Follow
Most of us are used to thinking that creativity is an individual pursuit. But there are certain laws that are absolute. This is the most important one.
Blogging Is Art
Most people don’t see blogging as an art form. But to me, blogging is just as much an art as anything else, from novels to painting to music. Here’s why.
I Deserve To Write (And Be Heard) And So Do You
For years, the fear that I didn’t deserve to be heard, that I had no right to express myself, plagued me. What a shame.
When Writing Scares Me
I had gotten used to exposing myself online with my writing. Which is why I was so blindsided when my old fear came back.
The Most Popular Writer Who Ever Lived
Everyone in the world read his books. Everyone loved and adored him. But it wasn’t enough. Based on a true story. A #longread.
I Write Badly
I write in fragments. I use short, one-paragraph sentences. I start sentences with the word “and”. I am a bad writer. Here’s why I love it anyway.