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How To Write A Book

So here's how Behind the Drive got written.
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You can order Behind the Drive now, so, please consider doing that, thanks.

Look — the best, most honest pitch I can give you is that writing Behind the Drive made me a better person. Sorry, I know that’s cheesy, but hey, facts are facts, right?
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To cuss, or not to cuss.

At one point in Behind The Drive (out in March!), Kenney gives us this delight of a sentence: “And that’s when the fuzzin’ fuzzety fuzz fuzzes came out of me.” Only, in real life, Kenney didn’t say “fuzz,” but another word. This was one of the hardest decisions for me to make as I finished up the...
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BEHIND THE DRIVE update: Results of the rewrite.

After 13 drafts and what I thought was a final draft, in September, I scrapped BEHIND THE DRIVE to start over with a new structure. I had no idea if it would work. The result is downright harrowing.
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Choices: 2014 in Review

A quick recap of what I've been up to and working on in 2014, and some goals for 2015, including trying to blog better for you, because you're awesome.
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What ‘The American Dream’ means today to SCAD professor Art Novak

"When you strive to achieve some arbitrary ideal just because others are achieving it, you’re not free."
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BEHIND THE DRIVE update: The Overhaul

BEHIND THE DRIVE, my book about Kenney Moore and Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries, has had its release date delayed. And that's a good thing. Here's why.
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Announcing ‘BEHIND THE DRIVE’ at the Hwy 55 Rally

Wherein I announce my book to 2,000 at the Durham Performing Arts Center during the crazy-good Hwy 55 company rally.
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