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Help me out?

A quick, probably annoyingly earnest note — but also a giveaway!
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Working and Pyrrhic Victories

TLDR — I'm doing lots of cool stuff for work but it's taking up so much time but that's okay in my mind because I'm trying to do stuff that's not pyrrhic, which is probably a misuse of the word but whatever, and also I'm maybe just a little bit crazy but I kinda like...
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Watch me on the radio!

Went on The John Boy & Billy show with Kenney this morning to talk about the book. Someone shot vide of it and posted it to YouTube, so you can watch that here if you feel like it. Had a great time. Thanks!
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Listen to me jabber on about Behind the Drive and writing and such for Gangrey The Podcast

Had a great time talking Behind the Drive and writing in general with Matt Tullis, writer and human being extraordinaire, and host of the excellent Gangrey the Podcast. Give it a listen if you get a chance.
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The Future, Which Almost Wasn’t: Behind the Drive Chapter 1

That's me and Kenney right after we got our hands on a copy of the book the other day. You can read a PDF of Chapter 1: The Future, Which Almost Wasn't at behindthedrive.com by clicking here.
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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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What ‘The American Dream’ Means Today To Aspiring Writer Lou Mindar

An insurance agent and aspiring writer shares his thoughts on what the American Dream means today. Part of the 'Behind Your Drive' series.
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What ‘The American Dream’ means today to artist Adrienne Jensen

An artist shares her thoughts on what the American Dream means today. Part of the 'Behind Your Drive' series.
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Hwy 55 founder and president Kenney Moore’s shocking salary

The average American CEO in 2013 actually got paid 354 times more than the average worker. You'll never believe what Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes, and Fries founder and CEO Kenney Moore pays himself.
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What ‘The American Dream’ Means To Entrepreneur Ian Blair of The Blair Group

A successful entrepreneur and the principal of a business consulting firm shares his thoughts on the modern American Dream.
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[BYD] What ‘The American Dream’ means to newspaper publisher Rick Stewart

When you think of big sexy American dreams, you don't necessarily think of running a set of community weekly newspapers and teaching college kids at a tiny liberal arts school. But this is, exactly and a thousand percent, Rick's dream, and it always has been.
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[BYD] What ‘The American Dream’ means to Emmy-winning ESPN Editor Jay Lovinger.

"But I was smart, and I was able to reinvent myself. This, to me, is the American Dream — that anyone, at least in theory, CAN reinvent themselves."
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What does ‘The American Dream’ mean today? [BYD]

Some say the American Dream is dead. Is it though? Announcing a new series, Behind Your Drive. And a giveaway!
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