Let’s Talk Game of Thrones

Let’s Talk Game of Thrones

Thanks Robert

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Okay, guys, I’ve got a new obsession.

A few months ago, after realizing I had access to HBO GO on my iPad, I rolled through 4 seasons of Game of Thrones in about a month. Last night, as some of you may know, the third episode of season 5 aired, and it was pretty amazing.

In the past, I’ve been skeptical of the show (having never read the books), and my buddy Brandon even guest posted here also poking at the originality of the GOT series. But, having watched the show now, I’m a huge fan.

I think we can all agree that Tyrion is just the best character that ever existed, right? And Khaleesi and Marjorie Tyrell are pretty easy on the eyes, yes?

I’d love to dig into plot and all that, but I don’t want to post any spoilers. I just want to say that I’m in…

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My Dirty Little Secret About Inspiration

My Dirty Little Secret About Inspiration

by Robert Bruce,

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A few weeks ago, my writing team at work was talking about inspiration—the whole idea of how we get inspired and what inspires us to write.

During that discussion, I came to realize (along with others on our team), that I don’t have a lot of the traditional, come to Jesus, “inspirational” moments. Don’t get me wrong, I get refreshed and maybe lightly inspired when I go running or sit by an ocean shore at sunset. I’m sure those moments fuel my writing in some way.

But I can’t say that I’m inspired by a lot of books, or movies, or images of sunsets with inspirational quotes. Maybe I am in small ways. I guess you could say a passage from a book might inspire one of my blog posts. But I don’t really have some sort of go-to source of inspiration.

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