I normally write about things that occur in my writing career, so this is a little off my path, but recent events… well, you know.Continue reading “On Hearts and Minds”
Month: July 2020
Avast, Ye Readers!
Nothing says nautical mayhem like the word “avast,” doncha think?
Right out of the box you know the words that follow are coming from some seafaring devil, a maritime monster, a nautical ne’er do well. This is because good guy pirates and Navy types don’t use the word.Continue reading “Avast, Ye Readers!”
On Giving and Taking
What did you do with your day? I can tell you how my day went.
I had a long and painful discussion with my wife of 25 years about something annoying that I do.Continue reading “On Giving and Taking”
That’s me. Look, Mom, I made a post! It’s vaguely stupid, and wouldn’t put it on my resume, but, hey, I made a post!
If you’re like me, you’re a busy person, with lots of interest. I know I am – you know, like me… whatever.Continue reading “Networking Fool”
On Writing Nonfiction
You’re a writer. You know how it goes. That helpful idea is really great – it might even make a pretty good book.
I’ve been reading a lot of nonfiction lately, gearing up for a great adventure.Continue reading “On Writing Nonfiction”
On Giving Up
When is giving up really giving up?
You’re a writer. You know how it goes. You work your keester off to create what you think is a great piece of art – and it is a great piece of art because you put your heart and soul and God knows how many hours of mindbending labor into it. And then you burned a gazillion more hours rewriting it – getting the characters just right, moving scenes so that it flows just as smooth as butter on a hot bun.Continue reading “On Giving Up”