For a Creator, There’s no Benefit to Romantic Preoccupations
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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My two favorite books are Catcher in the Rye and A Moveable Feast. Both are books with elusive plots, which is interesting since I often maintain story is everything, but I confess I rarely read books for story or even content, I read for style. I can hear the critics chiming now style is content…I […]

Do You Work in an Environment that Fosters Creativity?
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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“One of the things I love about this place is the ILM (Industrial Light and Magic) methodology. We try to create an atmosphere here where creative people are free to share their opinions about things. If somebody has an idea about a shot, they say it. And when people are honest about what they think, […]

Sunday Morning Music, Roger Bobo
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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So when I was a kid I played the Tuba. Our high school band was renowned throughout the state of Texas as one of the best. We were forced to practice for hours. I played the Tuba and took lessons from a local classical tubist. We really got into it. Our hero was a guy […]

How Wise is Honesty
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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I traveled recently with Derek Webb, who I greatly admire. We spent about a week on a bus in a traveling circus with Robbie Seay, who was shot out of a canon, and myself, who juggled plates, and Derek who put a knife through an apple sitting atop his wife Sandra’s head. It was a […]

Want to be Productive? Turn off Your Phone
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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I’ve said it before but it bares repeating…If you want to get some quality work done, turn off your phone. Of course, this may not apply to some of you. If you work at a call bank, obviously, or if your job requires you are able to be contacted, then you have to keep it […]

To Follow or Unfollow?
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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I’ve been using twitter for about three years now, and as I said yesterday, I’m enjoying it. I use it primarily to keep tabs on my friends, on bands that I like, on a bit of news (though that hasn’t proven very beneficial) and a sports team or two. You can see who I follow […]

Handling Digital Clutter
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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A couple years ago I killed my Facebook account and haven’t looked back. I’ve greatly enjoyed having one less web page to check. These days I check comments on the blog, twitter feedback and my e-mail. That’s about it. This frees up space to work on other writing that isn’t instant but takes a year […]

Lead by Being Yourself
By Donald Miller
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Sunday Morning Music, Devotchka
By Donald Miller
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Welcome to Portlandia
By Donald Miller
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Are Evangelicals Getting Dumber?
By Donald Miller
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