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Books Learning Life Process Writing

Time Maximization: Pursuing One’s Passion with a Career and a Family

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In three-and-a-half years, I’ve published eight books, written at least a thousand posts for a variety of websites, and have averaged reading five books per month, all while working in finance for a Fortune 15 multinational with a wife, child, and a home to upkeep.

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In Appreciation of

In Appreciation Of: Stephen King

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“I had a period where I thought I might not be good enough to publish.”

– Stephen King

Stephen King’s latest collection, The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, comes out tomorrow (November 3rd). It is his sixth collection of short stories and tenth collection in total. At 68 years old, with millions in the bank, and almost 60 books and 200 short stories to his name, it would be natural for King to retire or slow down.

Instead, he’s still cranking out at least two books per year, adding to his legacy.

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Week in Review

Week in Review (October 30, 2015)

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I’m stoked that Halloween is on a Saturday this year.

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Books Greatness Movies

Stanley Kubrick’s Annotated Copy of Stephen King’s “The Shining”

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Following up on yesterday’s post on Room 237, here are some photos from Stanley Kubrick’s copy of Stephen King’s novel, complete with his notes and ideas.

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Books Hip-Hop Rap

My Five Favorite Hip-Hop Books

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Over the past thirty years, there have been a lot of books written about hip-hop. It seems that any idiot with a laptop has not only written a book on the subject, but also a sequel.