I have been a passionate reader for years, beginning with Harry Potter and continuing through Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, and Shantaram, resulting in a positive library of books stored in my bedroom closet. In high school, my love for reading transferred into a love and passion for writing - I've been writing nonstop since, penning short stories, poems, book drafts, and of course, a wide variety and quantity of articles.

I love to write. 

"You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you."
--Ray Bradbury

Here is some of my favorite work. 

Higher prices, skimpier portions and apps — how fast-food chains are changing value deals

Fast-food chains are playing up the value of their burgers, pizzas and tacos as inflation squeezes budgets — but expect higher prices, skimpier portions and more deals enticing people to sign up for rewards programs as companies rethink their value strategies. Citing rising costs, Domino's Pizza earlier this year raised the price of its Mix & Match delivery deal from $5.99 to $6.99, and made its $7.99 national carry-out offer available only for digital orders. Burger King removed the Whopper fr

Shinedown Interview: Brent Smith on Songwriting, Smith & Myers, and Upcoming Record

The hard rock band Shinedown was formed in Florida in 2001 and has gone on to release six studio albums and find a high level of mainstream success. The group has the most number-one singles on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Chart out of any other band, with 16 number one tracks. Every single the group has ever released has charted in the top 5 on that same chart. Recently, Billboard ranked Shinedown number 1 on their Greatest of All Time Mainstream Rock Artists chart. In 2020, frontman Brent Smi

Crypto Goes Mainstream, But How Will It Affect The Environment?

Annually, bitcoin has a carbon footprint equivalent to that of the Czech Republic at 114 megatons and the same 200-terawatt-hour power consumption as Thailand, a country of nearly 70 million people. Despite that, in Colorado, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are about to go mainstream. Gov. Jared Polis announced on Feb. 25 that the state will be the first in the nation to accept cryptocurrency for tax payments, raising the question of what further expansion of cryptocurrencies might mean for t