00011 | Eternal Spotlessness of the Sun-bleached Mind

What should be obvious to me now is that if I have an idea, leave the room, come back into the room, unless I've emblazoned that idea on some virtual napkin, it's most likely been replaced by a todo item from my work, my children, or my wife.

00009 | Be

wanting doesn't work needing doesn't either, though, might as well just be…

00006 | A Graduation, by Degrees

Ash graduated his first year of preschool today. I don't remember graduating preschool.  I suspect it was never a thing, really.  Needless to say, the moment was captured, experienced, and re-experienced.  He was adorable, they all were. Got me thinking…

00003 | Writing on Writing

So, I'm 10,000 words down the tunnel of one novella. I'm 1200 words down the direction of a novel trilogy I want to write. In any case, I wanted to share some of how writing daily for 54 days has affected me.

My Characters aren't Me

I'm noticing something about the way I'm writing my characters.  They are stiff.  In the draft on which I'm working, they seem to be little surprised by every eventuality of plot progression.  Surprise that I try to write in feels…

116000 Words

At the pace I've set for myself as a minimum, 400 words a day, and about 20% of my time given to editing, that puts me at an output of about 116000 words a year being generated towards one story…