Sneak Preview Of Coming Attractions

Isn't there always the iconic scene where the distressed Hero has a PTSD dream, waking up in a cold sweat? Is this that moment for me? I am the hero of my story after all. There is silence as I pad across the carpeted living room. Fell asleep on John's couch again. Better than sleeping … Continue reading Sneak Preview Of Coming Attractions

Working in the Writing Community

The movement of Self Publishing has many critics. Most say it is too easy for bad writing to get published.  Some say there is a plagiarism issue. Many struggle to gain traction, a wide readership for their works. Amazon and other platforms are working to address the plagiarism issues. Since Harlow Hunter and I publish … Continue reading Working in the Writing Community

Finding Focus for Writing–for Life

https://www.ted.com/talks/matt_cutts_try_something_new_for_30_days   My mind has been spastic. Thoughts going every which way. I have all of these to do list. I have all of these plans to change. And I am treading water. A little over a year ago I found the above TED talk. It was inspiring and for a while I was able … Continue reading Finding Focus for Writing–for Life

Reconnecting to a Character

Turning this down time of job searching I have started to reconnect with my characters. Organizing files, documents, notes, pictures (like the one above) is part of this process. Another part is rereading old work and editing current works. Editing and rereading leads to two feelings. "What was I thinking? That is some crappy writing." … Continue reading Reconnecting to a Character

Subconscious Messages

While I have only dabbled in Dreamwork and Interpretations I do try to figure out what dreams have to tell me. Many talk about the lofty symbolic meanings of dreams. Especially recurring dreams. The online sites are helpful and most the time have good insights. But.... If you have ever woken up after a dream … Continue reading Subconscious Messages

Running to Write

This has been my inspiration the last couple of days. I found myself walking on the treadmill yesterday. Today I went outside and walked. Running is not too far in the future. On my walk on the treadmill I played music on my phone. Today it was nothing. No phone. No music of any kind. … Continue reading Running to Write