http://writerandangelino.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/04-WA-Episode-003_-Secrets-Lies.m4a Friends, purveyors of thin (sometimes very thin) truths, I’m talking to you. I’m doing a show about secrets and lies. Be brave! You don’t have to be too brave, you can share anonymously. That’s right. Nobody will know it’s you. Not even me. (Okay, I’ll know…but I won’t tell anyone.) And consider this … It could feel good …
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Friends, purveyors of thin (sometimes very thin) truths, I’m talking to you.
I’m doing a show about secrets and lies.
Be brave! You don’t have to be too brave, you can share anonymously. That’s right. Nobody will know it’s you. Not even me. (Okay, I’ll know…but I won’t tell anyone.)
But consider this … It’ll feel good to get it off your chest. And we can all laugh about it, and cringe about it together and maybe, just maybe, your courage will inspire you to feel better about the lies we all tell and believe.
What’s the biggest lie you’ve told? Were you ever found out? Did you get flat busted in your lie? Now, I know what you’re thinking — Maxximillian, I’m not going to tell YOU the truth about my LIE — Are you crazy?
Well, maybe a little bit.
Visit writerandangelino.com/secrets and lies for details on how to share your story.
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In the tightly knit community of Mollyville, Bjorn Olsen, a healing psychopath in his golden years of self-recovery, struggles to stay in the light beneath the strain of his rotten adult children, vindictive ex-girlfriend and careless, promiscuous wife.
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