People really like their boxes.
If I tell your average box lover that I’m an author, a revolutionary, a marketing copywriter, a father, husband, and friend of Jesus, it’s too much for them. They can’t grasp so many boxes at once. Then I tell them that in addition to fine marketing copy I also write children’s books, parenting self-help books, Christian devotionals, humor novels, and marketing books for artists, their heads begin to explode. Not really, they manage to keep their heads intact, but they do get very quiet.
When most people ask what you do, require you to say only one or possibly two things. More than two and you are obviously off your rocker, or covering for the fact that you are unemployed.
The culprit is The Box. While some people are more comfortable with boxes, both putting themselves and other people in them, there are others like myself who can’t see the world that way. I understand the lure of placing people and things in nice, neat boxes. It helps make the world safer, more secure. It’s just not in me to do that.
As you go through this website, you’ll see many different ”boxes”. Instead try to see it as an Unboxed Philosophy for life, as in refusing to accept that the box exists. It’s okay to have so many diverse interests. Some people are less “boxish” than others. I hope you feel the same way.
First of all, there’s my blog. This is a seemingly random collection of my thoughts but they all revolve around a central theme; helping people live a better story through their lives. Have a read, the different categories are on the right side.
From time to time, I also find the energy to publish books. The most popular are my bedtime stories I wrote for parents to tell their kids. Each story ends on a cliffhanger, a subtle and entirely effective tool for parenting. I’ve had over 100,000 downloads of the ebook versions and sold 100’s of paperbacks so far. If you’re a parent or grandparent, I think you’ll like them.
Beyond bedtime stories, I have a book about Christian Business, Social Media Marketing for Authors and Artists, and a guide for Parents to get their kids to do chores around the house (it actually works).
As you can see, there’s a lot going on. If you have any questions about anything relating to my books, my blog, my theories on Unboxed Living, contact me. I like talking to interested folks.