Revisions versus Writing

I am a first draft kind of guy. I can sit here all day long and pound out original material like nobody’s business. When it comes to revisions, I hate it. I’m doing it now. I have to go back over the last few stories...

The Next Big Thing

Last night I began work on the 5th story in my 60 Pages project. I have already laid out the nine story ideas I want to use but surprisingly enough, I’ve been following the structure. I am picking and choosing the order that I am...

A Break from The Crazy

We’ve been getting ready to complete a major project at my day job. This project has been pushed back a couple of times because it seems the scope was much bigger than anyone imagined. Anyone but me, of course. I remember talking to a co-worker...

Under The Influence

I’ve written a small skit last month and while writing this thing I was also putting down a few Lagers. The piece ended up being very funny and everything about it just clicked. I’ve written another piece along the same lines this month except that...

A Quick One

Sometimes writing comes easy to me and sometimes it doesn’t. Most times, my head fills up with ideas and then I just need to find the right “valve” to use to control the flow to paper. Usually, that is exactly how the process works for...

Beginnings

I stumbled across this photo this evening as I was trying to find something else. This is a picture of the first room I rented in this building. It is a reminder to me of how nice the room was. I emphasize the word was.

Motivated Writer

 After finishing “How Firm a Foundation” by David Weber I find myself incredibly motivated to write. I was curious about when the next book would come out and so I went to David’s website. On the front page was a post explaining that David is...

Story Ideas

This is why I love The Writerly Lifeā€¦ The idea is that you look at this picture. Study it if you need to and then write a short story about it. I love doing stuff like this. Perhaps, I’ll post my story later this weekend.