Punctured Tires and Thumb Tacks

Thumb Tacks

We hollow out without utility. – Kyle McCord, “I’m Concerned You Will be Reincarnated as Office Supplies”

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How to be a Better Writer: Try Something New

Try something new.

For sure, you have to be lost to find a place that can’t be found, else ways everyone would know where it was. – Captain Barbossa, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

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Failure is not an Option

Do not fear failure.

While I like the sentiment of “failure is not an option,” I can’t agree with the statement in its entirety. Failure happens, sometimes because of something I’ve done or failed to do and sometimes because of circumstances entirely out of my control. When it does, how will I stand up under it if I live life by the credo “failure is not an option”?

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