Who Needs Rules?

Over and over again this topic seems to pop up in my list of things to write about on this blog. It is almost like I am avoiding writing about other things, or that I am struggling for ideas on what to write. (Both are true.) No matter how many times that I hash out … Continue reading Who Needs Rules?

Perfectionism

Continuing the theme of the last two days, I bought a few cheap notebooks the other day for the purpose of learning to outline and to start assembling some form of a style or information book to help me plan and track my projects. Already, perfectionism is getting in the way. The basic premise behind … Continue reading Perfectionism

Serendipity

It is strange sometimes as to how the world works. How common strands weave their way through life tying various seemingly unrelated things together. It is no wonder that sometimes it is so easy to see the world as operating through fate, destiny, or divine providence. Often they are just small things, things that might … Continue reading Serendipity

Pantser Dilemma

I’ve been struggling lately and it took me a few days to fully grasp why. I’m not talking personally, although one could correlate some anxieties to the issues I’ve been facing. Missing days of writing goals, purposefully or not, is hardly the end of the world. Stress will still come though. Even when knowing the … Continue reading Pantser Dilemma

Writing the Excuses 4 – Planning

In keeping with the suggestion I made for myself in my post, “In The Numbers”, I am going to go over the 4 excuses that Dean Wesley Smith listed in his own article that inspired the aforementioned post. In this post, I’ll go over the 4th excuse: “Excuse #4… What about all the plotting and … Continue reading Writing the Excuses 4 – Planning