Tag: manipulation


Penultimate Exorcism

As I finish the last touches on the final draft of Dead Talker, and get it ready to prep for a final manuscript tomorrow to be sent out, I have to wonder. How far did this go in exorcising a few demons? Was it an exercise in wallowing, or did it help me face the …

personal development

Value And Manipulation

I read a lot of self-help books. It started a few years ago, when I was desperate and lost and suffering in a job I hated. ┬áPrior to that, I’d considered it all bullshit, smoke and mirrors by elaborate con men who wanted nothing but to fleece the vulnerable from their hard earned cash. And …