It wakes you up Ever watch a cat wake up from a nap? They always do a deep back stretch before they pad off to do their cat stuff. Sun Salutations are very similar to the way a cat wakes up from a nap, it’s a way to flex and limber the spine. When you first get up your body has been laying inert in the same position for 8 hours. Sun… Read More

Day 0 I have had a meditation practice in the past. But it has been a long time since I stuck with it. One of my goals this year is to get back into meditation. But so far this year I have failed to get that habit started. There is always some excuse: I’m running late, I slept in, I’m just too busy to just sit and do nothing for ten minutes…. Read More

As long time readers of his blog know I recently landed a book deal with Peregrine books to publish my book DIY Magic. The other day this got me thinking about where DIY Magic fits into the history of magic. There are a lot of different opinions about what magic is,  ( the most predominant opinion, in our culture, is that it doesn’t exist) can we even talk about a “history” of… Read More

“Routine, in an intelligent man, is a sign of ambition.”                                                        – W.H. Auden A lot of what I think about and write about, when I’m not working on fiction, is the art of creativity. How can a creative person make sure that the muse shows… Read More