Warning! The following may contain bad spelling, grammar, punctuation, cardboard characters, cheesy plots, offensive NSFW material, and / or puns. Reader discretion is advised. BOOM! The car exploded, sending a ball of fire into the air. Inky, black, foul-smelling smoke followed. Alarms from nearby cars wailed adding to the confusion. Windows of the nearby building
It is the start of a new year so I decided to go ahead with a project I’ve had in mind. The key to being a good writer is to write every day. It doesn’t have to be good, it just needs to be done. That is part of what NaNoWriMo is about, getting you
Well, it is the end of the calendar year so it must be time to post a year end review. Technically I haven’t been writing for a year yet. I seriously started on the writing journey in October, after years of just dreaming about being a writer. I finally got to the point where I
Found a fun little online app that analyzes your writing style and compares it to famous authors. I write like…. I write like H. P. Lovecraft I Write Like. Analyze your writing!
Hey kids! What time is it? Its the first day of November and that means it is time once again for NaNoWriMo! NaNoWriMo, or more properly National Novel Writing Month, is that time of year when creative people like me undertake the exciting and grueling task of writing a 50,000 word novel in thirty days.
It turns out that due to technical difficulties I have not received any messages that may have been sent through the contact form on this site. If you have sent me anything through the contact form I’m not ignoring you. I just didn’t get it. The problem should be fixed now. Please try sending me
Many moons ago when I was in college I took a class on life / work planning. Part of the class involved taking a skills assessment survey. For an hour and a half I sat at a computer terminal answering questions on what I liked, what I was good at, and other things. At the
So, how does my creative process work? To be honest, it is pretty haphazard. I usually get one piece of the puzzle – an idea for a character, or a scene from a story, or sometimes just a name or a title. I tend to write all these down for when I get more time
OK, I must make a confession. I’m a TV addict. I watch TV. A lot of TV. Probably far more than is good for me. And definitely far more than I need to be doing if I want to get other things (like writing) done. There are many series that I watch – Supernatural, Once
A few weeks ago I was able to attend WorldCon, the world’s largest science fiction convention. There were many panels on writing and I attended most of them. So, what did I learn? Well, it seems that I am not socially savvy, I am not a young, handsome studmuffin, I do not have a great