Constipated Writing

Understanding That Thing Called "Writer's Block" Writer’s block is consistently challenged as not being a real thing. From podcasts to books, there are plenty who argue that what writers call writer’s block is nothing more than a figment of one’s imagination. But what is that thing that the writer is experiencing then? If not writer’s … Continue reading Constipated Writing

Changing Tools

I am doing it. I am finally doing it. After writing for nearly 20 years or so using Microsoft Word, I’ve finally made the decision to fully abandon it as my primary tool. And although it hasn’t been as long a run, I am dropping my limited use of Google Drive too. Why? Well, Scrivener, … Continue reading Changing Tools

Thinking Out Loud – COVID-19

It is day something or other in the social-distancing, quarantine, stay-at-home orders that have been posited throughout the US and the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a monstrous blight upon our societies, grinding to a halt much of the enjoyment that people here have been grabbing from the posh American lifestyle. More debt for … Continue reading Thinking Out Loud – COVID-19

Writing Through the Drama

Not writing is a painful endeavor. Although many days might slip by with only the thought of wanting to write going through my hear, not the clicking of fingers depressing keys, nor the stroke of pen against paper, going through these days without actually writing is difficult to deal with. Of course, one might say, … Continue reading Writing Through the Drama