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The Reason Shame is the Beating Heart of All Great Stories

I read a ridiculous amount of novels and I’m very picky, namely because I have the attention span of a fruit fly with a crack habit. Like most modern readers, it takes a lot to grab then keep my attention. Most books I end up putting down or returning to Audible for another. There are …

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Shame, Shame, We Know Your Name—Or Do We? Shame & Fiction

Recently, I wrote a guest post This is the Reason All Great Stories are Birthed from Shame. It was a tough post and I needed a nap after writing it. It forced me to peel back layers I hadn’t touched in years. But the post got me thinking about probably the single most important element …

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