I am working on writing about a tough topic. At about 700 words into it, I’ve barely scratched the surface of what I want to say in the essay. And the writing is slow. In truth, too often in the past I abandon these essays at the point I am at. I run out of … Continue reading To Write (Essays) or Not…
I have a love/hate relationship with rules. While there is a part of me that absolutely strives to have rules in place, there’s another of me that wishes to throw them into a bonfire and dance around them. What it means is that I often have a lot of conflict in how I want to … Continue reading Finding That Line
What have I done? Did I really just do that? “What?” you ask. It’s a reasonable question, given the levity I attributed to the statements above. Realistically, what was done was practically simple and stupid. I unsubscribed to all the writing podcasts I listen to. At first, it seemed like a foolish idea. Even still, … Continue reading Clearing Out
There’s a lot to think about. The other day, I signed up for another Author Fest. This time will be my second appearance at the Lake Geneva Beachside Author Fest at Lake Geneva Wisconsin (link goes to the library hosting the event), the first being a number of years ago. The event is July 10th, … Continue reading A Lot To Consider
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?