The Burden of Creativity

We creative types have a difficult job. Essentially, our job is to create something out of nothing. Our job is to be original. To stand out. And eventually, to not only find fulfillment in our creation but fulfill others with it. For most creative-types, we strive to guide our audiences through an emotional journey. . .Continue reading “The Burden of Creativity”

The Underneath Part 2

The second part of “The Underneath” is posted. Enjoy! Please be advised the the below portion is just a portion. To read the full segment, go to Endever’s blog. “Attention, attention,” the principal starts. Not surprisingly it takes everyone at least six minutes to actually give their full attention. Teachers from all over the room scrambleContinue reading “The Underneath Part 2”

The Pixar Challenge

“Good artists borrow, great artists steal,” is a motto Steve Jobs lived by. As a business owner, I see myself as an artist because I’m creating something from nearly nothing. But artists still need inspiration. Filmmakers need a camera. Animators need a pencil or a computer. Sculptors need clay. And painters need landscapes or models.Continue reading “The Pixar Challenge”

Title Reveal for Endever’s Serial Blog

A few days ago I announced the release of a serial blog that will be released this Monday, August 1st. Beyond building a readership to draw attention to Endever before releasing our debut novels later this year, we’ve decided to give our authors a chance to shine prior to their book releases. They will beContinue reading “Title Reveal for Endever’s Serial Blog”

The Infamous Three-Letter Question

My daughter is starting to ask “Why?” to everything that happens. Most parents get annoyed by it, but I’ve decided to engage her, because I don’t want to stifle her curiosity, or give her any indication that asking “Why?” is at all a bad thing. For instance, I showed her Disney’s The Muppets (2011) for the first timeContinue reading “The Infamous Three-Letter Question”

Writers: Cut Out the Middle Man!

I came across this article by Chuck Sambuchino, “The Worst Ways to Begin Your Novel: Advice from Literary Agents.” With all due respect to all of the contributors of the article, I must call a time out. Since when did these agents’ opinions become the standard by which books are written? Who set them upContinue reading “Writers: Cut Out the Middle Man!”