Regional AND World-Wide

Here’s the thing. I’m from a small town in rural Minnesota. Small towns have a connotation of people being small-minded and limited in their worldview. Furthermore, Minnesota as a state is treated like the small town of the rest of the country. And what’s worse is people here buy into …

Photographic Memory

For years I have been called obsessive or infatuated or things along those lines all due to my ability to bring up information, quotes, or descriptions from memory. These well-meaning people assumed that I would only remember that information if I had committed it to memory through diligent, fanatical study. …

In Reading: DUNE

When you set out to be a writer it is important to set aside equal time to be a reader. Reading not only informs your medium by increasing your awareness in vocabulary as well as styles, but it also informs you of common plots and devices (typically referred to as the …