The McRib, a Love Letter

Dear McDonald’s McRib,

Our relationship had always been an interesting one. I don’t know why you’re breaking up with me and I don’t think you understand just how badly you’ve hurt me. Though I am truly grateful for the time we had together, I just hope you’ll hear me out one last time.

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A Quick Primer on Suits

My other hobby is to dress well. I pay attention to men’s fashion and I even worked as a men’s seller for J. Crew at one point. People who know me were just waiting on the inevitable post about men’s fashion, so here it is. I don’t have an article planned out, I’m just going to talk and we can go from there. Sound good?

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An Elephant in the Room

The topic of my religious faith has felt like a giant elephant in the room to me ever since I started writing. Before I published my first novel or even short story, I made a conscious decision never to be a Christian author. The only catch is that I am a believer in Jesus Christ and stand firmly behind my faith. But I am not a Christian author and my reasons are both for the sake of my writing and for my faith. I hope to explain. Continue reading

Some Cooking Advice

Do you want the perfect PB&J? It’s really easy. Just put peanut butter on both sides of the bread. It’s that simple. Doing so prevents the jelly from soaking into the bread and making it soggy. Boom. I just changed your life. Unless you’re allergic to peanuts or something. Then you’re on your own. Continue reading

What is your Book About?

What is your book about?

I think that’s an important question that I see far too many writers either gloss over or pay too much attention. You’ll either have someone just writing whatever or getting these grandiose ideas of themes or morals that will change the world. Neither of those is all that conducive to what fiction is really all about: storytelling. Continue reading

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