The Evolution of a Yearly Cycle

Happy 2019.   After a night of celebration and a day of rest, I suppose it’s time for one of those horribly predictable "things I've left behind during the past year" posts.   But I'd rather reflect on the past in terms of changes, not endings or beginnings. The things we experience never truly leave …

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Ouroboros

Wheels turn, And fields burn See you in another life- Timeless flow, May you go Through your dark and through your light. We’ll toil down our road Minding every stone For worst or best, You’ll never rest You walk your road alone. Water drips, And sand slips See you on another plane Endless breath, May …

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The Struggle of a Hollow Soul

Finding Solace in Solitude    It's the classic struggle of living in a human society: we put too much focus on exchanging our own energy with others, rather than on generating and replenishing our energy and refining our individual qualities. More often than not we find ourselves struggling to click into place, feeling at odds …

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You’re Your Own Most Important Client

Your website is your most commonly-viewed portfolio piece-- so it should be your best. As a freelancer, it’s easy to get carried away and pour all of your energy into client work. Sometimes you end up treating your own portfolio or website like a wind-up toy-- you put it together, get it all set, and …

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Giving Your Work an Inhuman Perspective

Constructing a Convincing Otherworld When setting the foundation for your next intergalactic or interdimensional adventure, it’s important to consider how seemingly small details can make fundamental differences in the believability of your fictional environment. In other words, what do we need to do in order to make an alien world feel alien? How do we make an …

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