Three tips for writers from survivors…#3

I’ll keep this short, lest I violate the survival and writing rule I’m inventing / I discovered / I’m reporting to you here. Tip #3: Man of action, man of action When Yossi Ghinsberg gets lost, alone, in the Amazon, he starts to flip out. Who wouldn’t? I flip out when I miss my exit …

Three Tips for Writers from Survivors…#2

As you know, I’m reading 12 survival books to get ready for my new show this year, the JR Pomerantz Survival Book Show. Speaking of great works of art to get excited about, have you read Deep Survival yet?! Incredible book, really makes a person reflect on all the stupid things they’ve done across their …

At what price, cleanliness?

A brief blog on bidets What’s the opposite of surviving? Thriving. Today I’m taking a short hiatus from my survival research project to revel in an artifact of civilization here in Jordan that some consider necessary. To survive or to thrive, I’m not sure. What am I blathering on about? A second toilet, that’s what. …

Three Tips for Writers from Survivors…#1

I’m reading 12 survival books to get ready for my upcoming BookTube, the JR Pomerantz Survival Book Show, and I’m learning a lot. Hopefully they’re all things I’ll never need to use, like how to catch, kill, and eat raw birds, how not to land a fighter jet. Writing isn’t a life or death situation, …