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Skill vs. Talent – Which Do You Have?

by Ryan Lanz tal·ent [tal-uhnt] noun: a special natural ability or aptitude. skill [skil] noun: the ability, coming from one’s knowledge, practice, aptitude, etc., to do something well. What if you don’t have natural talent? Does that mean you may as well give up? It’s not quite the chicken or the egg debate, but it’s up there. I’ve heard people go in circles about which comes first and which is necessary. At what combination of both does…

One Argument for Writing Every Day

Recently, writers all over the Internet got outraged over an article declaring that unless you write every day, you’re not a real writer. I don’t share this article’s sentiment however, I do believe that if you can carve out the time and summon the wherewithal to write every day, you should. Writing is worthwhile enough to warrant the time and effort it takes to write every day. Write Every day for Love Most of us…

Why I Write Speculative Fiction

I was a story lover long before I developed any notion that I might want to write. Writers like Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, Anne Mccaffrey, Larry Niven, Gene Roddenberry, and Frank Herbert were the first storytellers to really stir my imagination when I was a child. Once I started writing, it was only natural for me to gravitate toward the genres I loved to read so much. As a kid, I would watch re-runs of…

Download “Kingdom of Lethe” Free

Download Kingdom of Lethe FREE (for the next 5 days only)     “In Greek mythology, Lethe was one of the five rivers of the underworld of Hades. Also known as the Ameles potamos, the Lethe flowed around the cave of Hypnos and through the Underworld, where all those who drank from it experienced complete forgetfulness. Lethe was also the name of the Greek spirit of forgetfulness and oblivion, with whom the river was often identified.”…

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