Alice Osborn

Write from the Inside Out

From Starving Artist to Rising Star

Posted by on Jun 11, 2012

From Starving Artist to Rising Star

Today we welcome  back regular guestblogger Dave Baldwin who dissects the philosophy of Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers. Enjoy! Last month, I wrote about a burning question that’s been on my mind for years: how can creative people make more money from their efforts? Since writing that article, my gears have been turning about some deeper questions. What activity should we all bump to the top...

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Never Eat Alone: Advice for Introverted Entrepreneurs

Posted by on Mar 11, 2012

Never Eat Alone: Advice for Introverted Entrepreneurs

Today we welcome back regular guestblogger Dave Baldwin who shares his book review of Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi with us at Write from the Inside Out. As always in his blog posts, Dave provides you with valuable insights from his own hard-won experiences. Read on and we’d love to hear from you in the comments section. I’ve been wrestling with a big challenge since I came to Raleigh...

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Stumbling on Happiness Review

Posted by on Nov 14, 2011

Stumbling on Happiness Review

  Today we welcome back regular guestblogger, Dave Baldwin. Dave shares his review of Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert. Enjoy and think about what brings you happiness. Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert does a great job exemplifying what it looks like to distill psychology into a practical layperson’s science. I’ve found that re-discovering happiness and fulfillment is an art, a...

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One or Two Feathers Book Review

Posted by on Oct 25, 2011

One or Two Feathers Book Review

One or Two Feathers Jo Barbara Taylor’s debut poetry collection, One or Two Feathers, contains imaginative, fresh writing that is full of color and soft sensuality. Nature is always at the center of these poems about personal love and loss, but not all of these poems are serious.  When Taylor’s wit is on display, she delivers the unexpected as she connects with her reader and opens up her world...

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Seriously Dangerous Book Review

Posted by on Aug 29, 2011

Seriously Dangerous Book Review

My review of Helen Losse’s Seriously Dangerous ran in Issue 65 of The Pedestal Magazine. Read the full length version here. Enjoy!!! What’s God’s intention? What is out there that we cannot see? In her new book of poems, Seriously Dangerous, Helen Losse meditates on God, Jesus, the passing of time, prayer, racism, and injustice, as well as the nature of sin, faith, and redemption. In these...

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