Mitch in New York City. Photo by Larry Busacca.

How to Take a Massive Leap Forward in Your Writing Through One Simple Exercise

As a historian of alternative spirituality, I strive to understand people who lived by unusual and sometimes misunderstood ideas. I study figures, from occultists to Satanists to positive-thinkers, whose inner lights, depending on your perspective, can seem bizarre, brilliant or some mixture of the two. Navigating this unsettled terrain requires a balance…