I remember my days playing NES in my parents’ assigned apartment back on base in Germany. I was only 10 or 11 years old at the time we lived overseas, my father posted at what used to be Peden Barracks outside of Wertheim, Germany. My brothers and I were delighted to be gifted that Nintendo … Continue reading Hitting Reset
Exploration of one’s self is an all important endeavor. For me, much of my exploration of late has been in the realms of my writing, of how, why, and what am I writing. There’s been a need for me to turn inward to find and fight the demons keeping me from being successful, both in … Continue reading What is it doing for me?
is how... How am I going to change the course? How am I going to bring myself up to the level that I had always sworn that I could manage? How do I kick back up the volume of my writing to a point to publish 2, 3, 4, 5, or even 6 titles a … Continue reading The Question…
There’s a magnet on my refrigerator that I purchased when I visited the American Writer’s Museum. It says: “write drunk EDIT SOBER.” It’s a poignant message and one that I need to hear on a consistent basis. Like many many many writers, I tend to allow my anxiety to question every step of my writing … Continue reading Overcoming
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