On the 6th this month, my family and I spent the day driving from Philadelphia back to Chicago. It was a somewhat expected/unexpected trip to Philly. Unfortunate circumstances seem to be the biggest thing pulling us back lately to where my wife and I grew up and where the bulk of each of our families … Continue reading Resume

Writing the Excuses 5 – The Other Excuses

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 some extra stuff, excuses that I use as Dean says: “And … Continue reading Writing the Excuses 5 – The Other Excuses

To Write Ahead or Not…

Since resuming the pursuit of making a post on this site every day, there has been a debate looming in the background. Should blogs be written the day of or should they be made in advance? The idea behind it is that the goal to some degree is to be making content for my site … Continue reading To Write Ahead or Not…

It Ain’t Easy

Writing is hard. Another morning is passing by as the only accomplishment that can be genuinely claimed is that the seat is warmed. The writer showed up to the job and then sat there… blank. Call it writer’s block or whatever, the fact is that one thing is true: writing is not easy. This isn’t … Continue reading It Ain’t Easy