Fun Fridays – July 28, 2017

Sometimes I feel like I’m doing what this guy does in this video.
Solving three Rubic’s Cubes…at the same time…while juggling them.
The video is six minutes long so don’t feel bad about skipping to the end. It is the metaphor for the agenting and writing life that we’re going for today… Enjoy!

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Write Like Baseball

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Ask Me Anything

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