Giving Up

I’ve been thinking about it for a long time. Day after day, week after week has passed by and besides a poem and an occasional short story, my blog has gone on empty. But yet, I am not sure that I am at all upset about this. It’s been slowly dying for a few months. … Continue reading Giving Up

Resolve

There’s 23 days until the new year. That’s 3 weeks until the rush of the population to create a list of things that they want to change. It’s 3 weeks until everyone will spend a few hours trying to show to everyone else (or most notably: themselves) that they are serious for once, that this … Continue reading Resolve

Updates and Direction Shifts

Things are changing! Rather than submitting to the tons of anxiety I’ve been feeling lately with my writing and life, I decided to ignore it, instead running full steam ahead with my plans. I am going to take this thing called “being a writer” with more seriousness than I’ve been demonstrating so far. In part … Continue reading Updates and Direction Shifts

Re-alignment

Imagine my surprise as I look over my to-do list. There are a number of things that are not checked off as having been completed. There is no surprise. I expected it. Each of these tasks have to do with my writing. Thinking about it, I’ve been severely misaligned in my priorities. A thousand words … Continue reading Re-alignment

Foot to the Pedal

The day has been won. It’s time to kick back, light a cigar, and enjoy that glass of bourbon. Relax. There’s no more fight needed. Everything has been tackled. No more effort is needed. Maybe enjoy that glass of bourbon. But don’t stop. Don’t let off the gas. It’s that simple. When the tasks have … Continue reading Foot to the Pedal