Grappling with the Old Testament & the Reality of Story Telling

The thing about story telling is, stories must always be told in the past tense (well, unless you are writing sci-fi, but those aren’t the kind of narratives we are referencing here). And, when we tell those stories in the past tense, because we are removed from the experience itself, we are able to see […]

Social Contracts Between Men & Women

We can blame the Victorian’s for their influence on social etiquette. There are two reasons we created “etiquette”, or rules to follow in social situations. For one, etiquette translates to status, and status translates to power. The more rules I know, the more refined I am, the more money my parents had to send me […]

How I’ve Changed Since Writing ‘Happily Never After’

After going through the process myself, I think that everyone should write a book at some point in their lives. I would say writing ‘Happily Never After’ was potentially one of the most life changing things I have ever done. First of all, I had to learn how to depend on other people. It does […]