I tried to start this blog twice already, and the different trains of thought disappeared both times. It just shows that things don’t always happen the way you want them to. The weather outside is rough now, too, another thing that’s not going the way I might wish. The kids are watching a show on… Continue reading To Publish or Not to Publish
The other day, I saw a short video where my family sang happy birthday to our oldest boy. In it, I stood behind everyone, and hell, I had to do a double or triple take when I saw myself. My image struck me — it did not inspire confidence in the least. My immediate thought… Continue reading The Picture of Success
I love writing. It’s not so much typing the keys, but more along the lines of selecting the right words. I suppose it is similar to a painter selecting the correct pigments for their pallet. Perhaps it is akin to a sculptor selecting the perfect stone, chisels, for music, the right notes, and the choreographer’s… Continue reading Why Do We Have the Arts?
I know it has been too long since I last posted a blog. Although I have been busy here, the big problem has been my laptop. It stopped working a couple of weeks ago. It was a faulty charge cord. I ordered a new one, and it recently arrived. But ask any kid when they… Continue reading Feedback Can Be Wonderful
It is time for another blog. I know it has been a couple of weeks, and believe me, the time has slipped away. The glib use of the word time here is necessary, so most people will understand what I mean. It is tricky because that isn’t the way I envision time to be — I don’t… Continue reading Are You Self-Aware?
I have had a new experience in the last few months. I’vebeen writing a non-fiction book. I usually write novels, more specifically, thrillers. I write them because that’s what I like to read, the tenseness, the suspense, all of it. The creative juices that work as the story unfolds has extraordinary bliss connected with it… Continue reading Christmas for a Writer!