Hello and welcome to Blognitive Dissonance – where stream of consciousness meets Midwest vernacular.
I’m excited to share my observations on writing, the creative process, spirituality, and other thought-provoking stuff. Hopefully, you’ll find these musings informative, entertaining, and somewhat funny. I’ll try to post a new entry every 1 to 2 weeks.
My Big Fat Greek Tragedy (or how facing adversity helped me become a better writer)
One of the common tropes we writers contend with on a daily basis is the notion that because we’re creative types, we must live a tragic existence fraught with anxiety, self-loathing, and ear severing. Case in point, a few years back, upon finding out what I did for...
The Immaculate Connection: The Nexus of Creativity and the Divine
It happens to all of us. That sudden flash of brilliance; an idea so perfect, so shiny and new, it’s as if you’ve been touched by not only one, but all nine Muses. It happens in the shower, while drifting off to sleep, or curled up in a fetal position while binge...