Category: Blog

Christkindlmarket in Chicago

If you haven't been to the Christkindlmarket in downtown Chicago, you should really take a trip down to the Daley Center and check it out. There's a bunch of small shops with German cuckoo clocks, tiny handcrafted German houses, and plenty of potato pancakes and bratwursts. It's actually pretty tiny for how much it's advertised ...

“That Is Why No One Will Remember Your Name.”

Consistency is key. Writing in spurts is a sure-fire way to ensure that your work won't get finished until years down the road. Writing each day, even just a little bit, helps establish the habit of writing consistently and allows you to progress your story at a steady pace. Ernest Hemingway would write 500 words ...

Reading Your Own Work

There's something inherent in a writer that breeds constant conflict. We are always conflicted about our work. On one hand, we think our work is amazing and can't understand how it's not on the New York Times Best Seller list. On the other hand, we may pick up our manuscript and read a random page ...

Officer Down 19 Nov 2018

As I write this, there's a wife waking up without her husband next to her. There are three kids wiping the sleep out of their eyes wishing it was all a horrible dream but quickly realizing their daddy will never walk through their door again. Ofc. Samuel Jimenez with the Chicago Police Department responded to ...

Red Dead

Well I've been virtually MIA on my blog so I apologize for that. I don't have an excuse, I just haven't had much to write about so I figured I'd spare you the boring and mundane details of my lackluster daily life. However, there have been some recent updates that you may not find interesting ...

Author Page with FMP!

I have officially been added to the author page of Forever Morris Publishing! It's so cool to see my name and face on a website that I didn't put there XD. I've gotten through the edits for TC that I've been given so far and I must say, it does read a bit better. Despite ...

18 OCT 2018

I really need to get going on the edits to Taking Chances so the book can be republished through my new publisher. I haven't had much time to do anything outside of work and PT. By then, my day is practically spent and I still do things for my second job. It's a bit rough, but ...

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