Tag: write

Get Outside

I know. It hasn’t been that long. Sit down and write, he says. Get the words, he says. And now he wants me to get outside?! Make up your mind! Same Ideas, Different Day Remember that excitement when Robert Downey Jr. got up in… Continue Reading “Get Outside”

New Found Procrastination

I’m sitting here, staring at this screen, procrastinating from writing about procrastination by watching videos on the mind of a procrastinator. Meta. School During high school I was a major procrastinator. I didn’t just wait until the last second to do my homework. I… Continue Reading “New Found Procrastination”

It’s Not Your Voice: It’s Bad Writing

Some of you are seething just reading that title. You’re here to give me a piece of your mind. How exciting. Others are here wondering if I’m talking about them. If you’re not angry, chances are no. Another group is nodding their head, thinking… Continue Reading “It’s Not Your Voice: It’s Bad Writing”

Sankive: Practical Dharma

Disclaimer: I have not studied the concept of Dharma for years on end. I have researched it, read some Hindu and Buddhist texts, and I have seen how I can apply it to my own life, through a Christian lens. Why a Christian lens?… Continue Reading “Sankive: Practical Dharma”

Sit Down (Or Stand) And Write

You want to hear the secret sauce to writer success? Let me give you a glimpse. The Thousand Fold Path Everyone has their advice on how to write. Do you plot or do you pants? Should you focus on world building or character depth?… Continue Reading “Sit Down (Or Stand) And Write”

NaNowrimo 2020 (I’m late!)

It’s an obligatory and late post for NaNoWriMo! I’m doing it this year, and I realized that at around 8pm on October 31. I need to finish the final novel in the War of Chaos and Order series, and what better time than now?… Continue Reading “NaNowrimo 2020 (I’m late!)”

Hurskfjell – Plotting Done

I am beyond excited for numerous reasons. Though one of them is not knowing where my book is at with the publisher. I get I took forever, but come on! My plotting is done! I was able to apply more ash while camping this… Continue Reading “Hurskfjell – Plotting Done”

Improve the quality of your suffering

I’m not even sure who this guy is. I’d never heard of Tom Waits. However, the man has been gifted with an abundance of wisdom, or at least this one piece of spaghetti which stuck to the wall, and now I adore him. The… Continue Reading “Improve the quality of your suffering”

5am

“Hey, Paul, it’s 5am!” “No it’s not.” “It so is. You know what we should do?” “Curl up and fall asleep in the warmth of my blankets?” “No, silly. We should think. We should think about everything. Have anything you’re feeling unhappy with?” “I… Continue Reading “5am”

A New Story Begins

It feels so good. I feel like a new man now that the novel is out of my hands. Of course, I still have the “And again!” mentality, but hey, that’s life. And my publisher hasn’t said anything about the ms getting to them.… Continue Reading “A New Story Begins”