Tag: writing

The Power of Names

I think often on the power of words, but recently I’ve really focused on the power of names. In my story on Hurskfjell, almost everyone has a name. There are few characters referred to as “Guard #2,” or “The Bartender.” Often in fantasy and… Continue Reading “The Power of Names”

The Best Moment Award acceptance “speech”

I’ve won a Best Moment Award for my article Confidence: My story is awesome. I’m to go into an acceptance speech, but as a writer talking scares me. Posting this on YouTube for all to see would be terrifying. I’m also unshaven for quite some… Continue Reading “The Best Moment Award acceptance “speech””

March Poetry Poker: Crush on me tonight.

I was convinced to do a poetry poker challenge. I don’t recall the last time I did poetry. The idea is you must use so many words which come up. Since I don’t have a set and I’m not sure where to get it,… Continue Reading “March Poetry Poker: Crush on me tonight.”

Confidence: My story is awesome

Aside: I figured out links. I sort of did an experimental writing piece where I abuse the crap out of them. I’m sorry. I suppose as writers we’re supposed to think this. We have to think this. If we write something, look at it… Continue Reading “Confidence: My story is awesome”

Writing What You Don’t Know

I have never been in a strip club. I’ve had offers, especially recently, but in real life they just don’t interest me. I visited them in GTA to entertain my virtual friends, but I sense the strange pixels in the near empty clubs are… Continue Reading “Writing What You Don’t Know”

What is Epic?

Last night, watching the commercial for the new Wizard of Oz movie, it struck me as to why I didn’t like the look of it. It’s why I didn’t like The Hobbit as much as one should. It’s a curse that has even settled… Continue Reading “What is Epic?”

Proper Chapter Length and Chapter Titles

I apologize for the lack of cohesion. I’m basically taking a break from editing. I have 36 pages of 156 finished in about three days, and just need to get my mind into other things. I maybe be able to publish in two months… Continue Reading “Proper Chapter Length and Chapter Titles”

Weathered Writing

As I look at the snow today, and the past couple days, there’s a level of wonder in it. There’s vigor and a degree of joy when I see it, like I’m that small child that is grinning from ear to ear, waiting for… Continue Reading “Weathered Writing”

I’m getting (self)published

Abbott Press called today, the persistent buggers they are. I’ve been called about twice a week for the past month with them asking if I want to get published. Of course I do, but what I really want to be my kick off isn’t… Continue Reading “I’m getting (self)published”

Creation verse Control

While flying back home from a major trade show, I was commenting on how tense I was getting because I hadn’t written yet. Before the break up I was writing a good 500 words a day. Since the break up I’ve been writing like… Continue Reading “Creation verse Control”