Charter Member Rewards

Charter Member Rewards

Thank You I’d like to thank everyone who helped me in the first year of my art and writing adventure. You are extremely valuable to me, the independent artist and writer, because you took a chance and bought art or

Celtic Knot Design and Celebration

Celtic Knot Design and Celebration

Have you ever marveled at a Celtic knot? Have you ever tried to draw a Celtic knot? They’re more difficult than they appear until you get the hang of it… and even then, I find them to be a challenge,

Do you have the Courage to Counter Conformity?

Do you have the Courage to Counter Conformity?

“Conformity is the drug with which we self-medicate.” —The Minimalists What makes conformity a drug? It lulls you to sleep. When you conform, you don’t have to think, you can just go with the flow. If everyone believes in segregation,

The Secret to Success is a Lie?

The Secret to Success is a Lie?

Looking for the Secret to Success? There isn’t one. And if someone tells you they have the secret to success, they’re lying.   I used to look for success in books, or those ten step articles on the internet. You know,

Phoenix Origin and You

Phoenix Origin and You

The Phoenix Origin Many scholars, who study such things, believe that the phoenix has its origin in the ancient Egyptian benu, a bird resembling the heron. Below is a quote from the Egyptian creation story: “The creator god, in the

Swimming, Quitting, and The Life Cycle of Politicians

Swimming, Quitting, and The Life Cycle of Politicians

At the Swim Center My teen-aged daughter swims laps in the crowded pool. Rubber swim caps and froth. Back and forth they splash. I sit in the parent area. A boy does his homework. Parents fiddle with their phones. And they

Book Release for And Yet We Rise, April 2

Book Release for And Yet We Rise, April 2

VSA Texas And The Pen 2 Paper Creative Writing Contest The Lion and the Pirate Presents:   Reading and Book Launch: David Borden And Yet We Rise   Meditative, humorous, and raw, David’s ground-breaking graphic novel dares to dive into

Author Update: David Borden Publishing Memoir, Non-Fiction, Poetry

Author Update: David Borden Publishing Memoir, Non-Fiction, Poetry

And Yet We Rise Kickstarter Successful! David Borden successfully completed a Kickstarter to raise funds to publish And Yet We Rise, his ground-breaking memoir.  To learn more about his book, visit the And Yet We Rise page. He raised 187% of