August 12, 2010
Thanks to our friends for helping us get the ball rolling on this site. It’s been a lot of fun and quite inspiring hearing positive feedback from people we know and whose opinions we trust. But now the real fun begins. Courtesy of Deeanna Danger, we have our first requested pep talk from a complete stranger, and the fact that people we’ve never met before are taking an interest in the site is the biggest “pep talk” we can think of.
Here’s Deeanna’s request: “Pep talks to help me write fiction. I like to write about anything or everything but I need the motivation to write fiction; not reviews or reports. Fiction. The kind that takes imagination and transcendence.”
So here’s our stab at it, Deeanna, and we hope readers will help you along by submitting their own pep talks for you on your very own pep talk page. (more…)
August 5, 2010
It’s an old saying: If you want something done right, do it yourself. But this ancient motto is just as true today as it was when first uttered. Look around your workspace. It’s absolutley filled with ineptitude and ignorance. It can be depressing, but it doesn’t have to be. (more…)
July 29, 2010
We’ve asked for user-submitted pep talks, and our friend Sam Jorgenson has obliged with this pep talk for those lazy mornings when nothing would be better than turning off the alarm, not brewing coffee, not walking the dog, not feeding the cat, and going back to sleep for another dream cycle. Without further ado, here is the first-ever guest pep talk. (more…)
July 23, 2010
We’ve all been there: our slovenly debauchery finally catches up with us and the better half says it’s high time for a little domestic hygiene. That’s right, it’s time to take out the trash, and God forbid you forget to do it in time for pickup. ‘But the curb is so far away, and I can always do it tomorrow’….that’s exactly what you’ll think, unless you read this Pep Talk.
July 22, 2010
You’re a man. You may be close to 40. But you’re not Mike Gundy and nobody cares about your YMCA football team. When the familiar heart pounding of too many caffeine infused beverages begins to get the better of you, consider the following…