James Ryan
Model: Denae Albertyn Hair and Make Up: Neeshea Ellis Photo: Relz Life Photography “I found this awesome abandoned motel and gas station by accident. Once I saw it, I had this shot already planned out in my head. It reminded me of something you’d see in the deserts of Nevada or Arizona. So I...

“It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with, we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it.” – Anais Nin

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After work today, I hung out for a bit at the Prince of Wales Hotel in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake (Ontario, Canada), where I happened upon an old acquaintance of mine – Peter Crabtree of Crabtree Publishing. Peter was one of the many consultants who I chose to add as a dedication in my book Desolate...
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“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn For the past twelve months, my life as a writer has looked as follows: I spent nine months literally rewriting and formatting every single word...
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Scott Young is an accomplished professional bartender out of Vancouver, B.C. and is the founder of Extremebartending.com, TheBartendingMasters.com and MixedDrinkRecipes.net, as well as the author of 199 Ways to Increase Your Tips. In this interview, we discuss his book, what it takes to become an exceptional bartender, why bartending is the best job in...
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John Brooks is the owner of Brooks Home Improvement and is a writer with NsideWrestling.com, but more notably, John is the father of two young accomplished wrestlers out of Hagerstown, Maryland (USA) – Isaiah and Aaron Brooks. In this interview, we discuss the basic rules of wrestling, the national ranking process, the pressures of...
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Bernie O’Donohue is the co-founder of See It. Protect It., as well as a traumatic brain injury survivor. In this interview, we discuss the horrific details of his own near-death experience, his personal motivation for starting the concept of See It. Protect It., what it’s like to live each day with a brain injury,...
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Frank Trivieri is the President of the Niagara Storm youth football organization. In this interview, we discuss the origins of the Niagara Storm, the rapid growth that the organization has experienced over the past year, recent coaching changes, the need for improved player safety, skill development, funding options, upcoming events, and the NFL playoffs.