For my spring vacation, I returned to Arizona State where I went to college for two years. I loved it and we're staying right near campus but we're also here to see the Chicago Cubs in their first Spring Training game of the year at Sloan Park in Mesa. Being here only three days, I'm … Continue reading Visiting Arizona 2019
Many people get into writing for the fame and fortune of having written the next Game of Thrones or blockbuster book turned movie. I love when people get into it for these reasons because they'll never last and it makes it easier to see those who write for the love of the story rather than … Continue reading What Motivates You?
In the world of being an unknown author, praise is rare. It's rare enough to hear someone has heard you're a writer or even read your work, but to run into someone who not only reads your work but tells you they enjoy what you write and think you're a good writer is inspiring. The … Continue reading Getting Positive Feedback
Some days, you have no desire to write. Well, you do, but you just aren't in the mindset for it. No matter what you seem to write or type out, it all looks like trash that needs to be cast away so no one knows you came up with something so vile. It happens. Any … Continue reading Pushing Through the Difficult Days
You may not consider yourself a perfectionist nor would you lump your writing into any category of art that would be determined to be done by a perfectionist, but I see it used as an excuse for so many writers and other artists alike. I use this definition only a little looser than the dictionary … Continue reading Perfectionism: An Excuse for Writers Who Don’t Write