Self-defense is about learning to kick some ass if you have to. It’s also about learning to walk in peace.
“I mean, you’re gonna find out what you’re really made of. You’re strong enough for that. Like Thundercats and She-ra, you’re going to have your own superhero journey. That means it’s gonna have some real, real tough parts. Even though you’ll surround yourself with an amazing tribe of friends and helpers, you have to figure out your own way. A true adventure.”
“You’re right, there. The news… yep the news is scarier than zombies.”
“So let’s just watch zombies.”
“Let’s just watch zombies.”
“Hey Joey. I need you to cut that tree down out there,” he says.
As a new author, I share some of the rabbit holes I’ve gone into during my self-publishing journey thus far.
If you stop typing for around eight seconds, all the words you’ve written so far begin to fade away. If you don’t save it in time by typing in time, everything you wrote thus far is deleted. As in gone, and unrecoverable. Blip.
So I went out and purchased the app that deletes my writing.
I didn’t come here to master a micro-managed life, I came here to create a magical one.
Just before a breakthrough, the mind’s past paradigm that once went undetected feels like bondage. Like mind-jail. It’s […]
￼We often sit in self-created holes feeling stuck, yet surrounded by solutions. What we say we’re looking for can be right there in front of us. We can’t experience the inspiration of a solution when we are listening to our Voice of Reasons.
Hanging out around east LA with Brayan Manzanares and a camera.
Noelle and I had been trying to shoot together for a long time. Then it got cold. Then […]
I’ve always been fascinated with fonts. Some of my favorite exercises in design school were ones where we […]
As I continue to build the world in which this story exists and play with different characters and settings, I find it helpful to explore who they are in sketches. Sometimes I just start sketching and something new develops that I didn’t originally intend. Expressing the story with multiple creative methods helps to keep it flowing and fluid and exploratory and, most importantly, fun.
I stood at the shoreline, watching waves roll in one after another. I am six years old and not far off, my family unpacks the car to spend the day on the beach on the off-road side of Assateague Island in Maryland.
“Who was that baby stealer?” “Crazy snake lady was cray cray.” These were the sorts of things that […]
I was going for gritty and raw, yet funny and watchable. Inspired by the fight scenes in Daredevil and Krav Maga level tests, where everyone is exhausted and beat up and it feels real and honest.