I’m not sure of the last time I posted here. Not just a link to a podcast or something like that. I mean a real thing I’ve written. It’s kind of fallen to the side. The last few months I’ve been dealing with making it through that thing we are all dealing with. So far, … More I’ve haven’t been writing.
After a while of planning I finally had time to sit down with the one and only Adam Wing to record what will become the first episode of our podcast (tentatively) called Write Good. I’m breaking that rule of never announce any details until they are a little more cemented, but I had such a … More Coming Soon: Write Good.
A little while ago I wrote a post about using your interests to make sure you enjoy what it is you are doing. The idea being that even if it isn’t the “best” way, you’ll get better results if you are having fun. I wanted to follow that up with another real world strategy: turning … More Do It How You Like (coda)
I feel like I have two main sets of hobbies. There is reading and writing. Everyone can see how those link up. You read. You read enough, and maybe you want to tell stories yourself. Makes sense in a way. Those skills seem linked. And the. There are the other two. Writing (again) and strumming. … More Strumming and Writing
This might have been more appropriate just before Valentine’s Day. Oh, well. 2 of Cups Yes, this card falls on the side of love. But that doesn’t necessarily mean new love. It can also signifier of being in a good relationship. Which begs the question, are we really speaking in terms of romance? How many … More Tarot Tuesday: 2 of Cups
Part two of our discussion on “Write what you know.” You can find the first part here, where I write about the importance of research as well as grounded things in genuine experience. This is the one where I am a little worried, because I feel it is likely to bring out stronger feelings. Few … More Write What You Learn (2)
I try to pick cards that are representative of something going on in my own life. So, as I am looking for a new way to embrace my own writing and creating, it should come as no surprise that I am cover the Ace of Wands. Ace of Wands This card combines the power of … More Tuesday Tarot: Ace of Wands
Never in my life have I had to stare down a dragon. It just has never happened. And most likely never will, unless those scientists get super silly. The good news is that even though I can write about dragons, no one really expects me to have experienced them. But it seems that there are … More Write What You Learn (1)
I’m sitting on the train listening to blues. Gary Clark, Jr. if you are curious. Today has been a day. Long and tiring. It a bad day, although there were moments in it that certainly weren’t good. My four year old is having a difficult time that time moves in even when he doesn’t want … More End of the Day
I’ve been learning Japanese for almost twenty years. Wow. When I write it line that I feel bad for not being truly fluent. I’m conversational and can hold my own, but even without appearances there is little chance I’ll be mistaken as a native speaker. Which is a shame, but there it is. I never … More Do It How You Like