Gary Hilson

I tell stories. Freelance Tech + B2B Writer, Editor, Content + Communications Strategist, Amateur Photographer, Aspiring Author, Comic Book + Lego Collector


The Painful Art of Accepting Life’s Stalemates


“It is possible to commit no mistakes and still lose. That is not a weakness, that is life.”

If you are raised by well-meaning and loving parents, you are taught to believe if you work hard and do right by others you will reap a rewarding life personally and professionally. Without a doubt, this is the best and noblest way…


Television’s Forgotten Serial Killer


Serial killers have always been popular fodder for books and movies, but they are especially popular on television right now: Kevin Bacon is part of the most inept team of FBI agents trying to catch not only a serial killer but his followers on The Following; Dexter scratches his psychotic itch by only killing the bad guys; and every week, the Criminal


I Smell Summer


Research shows that smell can be a powerful trigger for memory, so much in fact that some retailers use scents to draw people into their stores, while real estate agents lay out…


6 Important Life Lessons I Learned from Ballroom Dancing


Just over two years ago, I decided I wanted to try ballroom dancing. I have no idea why and it doesn’t matter; it was the best decision I’ve made in my entire life. I learned many dance steps, but I also took away some broader lessons on life.

Dance Like No One Is Watching: When you’re on the dance floor, it’s…


The Painful Art of Accepting Life’s Stalemates


“It is possible to commit no mistakes and still lose. That is not a weakness, that is life.”

If you are raised by well-meaning and loving parents, you are taught to believe if you work hard and do right by others you will reap a rewarding life personally and professionally. Without a doubt, this is the best and noblest way…