The Law of Attraction

The Law of Attraction

Like attracts like. I first read about the Law of Attraction in the context of entrepreneurial thinkers, who apparently often have a tendency towards restless, results-driven, project-based careers, and who apparently also (according to Thomas J. Leonard) have a...
Blame = Resistance

Blame = Resistance

This is the second part of my investigation into Blame vs. Responsibility. Steven Pressfield is a man to whom many writers and so-called ‘creatives’ doff their hats. He wrote The Legend of Bagger Vance, and he’s one of the stoics; an old-schooler; a...
Responsibility vs. Blame

Responsibility vs. Blame

Let’s start with the locus of conflict in stories. Because it’s exactly the same for real life. Usually it’s one of three areas: Our environment (our storyworld, the landscape, the weather, apocalypse) Interpersonal (between us and others) Within...