They Said “No.” Now What?

In a prior post, I discussed asking for the rights to material. What happens when your ask is met with a “No”? First, take a deep breath. Let out any frustration you may feel. When you’ve sufficiently processed, remind yourself that you’re not surprised by this response. The rights to good material, especially if it’sContinue reading “They Said “No.” Now What?”

The Idea Of The Thing Or The Thing?

I had a college friend, amateur philosopher, who used to drive me crazy by always asking the question, “Do you love the idea of the thing. Or the thing itself?” No subject was safe from his philosophizing…future career plans, what to do on a Friday night, even potential girlfriends. We’d have great debates. To him,Continue reading “The Idea Of The Thing Or The Thing?”