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
Not writing is a painful endeavor. Although many days might slip by with only the thought of wanting to write going through my hear, not the clicking of fingers depressing keys, nor the stroke of pen against paper, going through these days without actually writing is difficult to deal with. Of course, one might say, … Continue reading Writing Through the Drama