Tag: creativewriting

Finding Time To Read

Yes, I write a lot and write about writing a lot. But one essential ingredient to becoming even a good writer is that you must read a lot. If you don't have time to read, you certainly don't have time to write. And if you do write, it probably won't be very good. I tried ...

Literature and the Falsehood of Education

Unfortunately, while I was in college, I didn't study certain aspects of literature that I wish I had. The various parts that comprise a story, what makes a work Victorian versus Edwardian, various schemes of poetry, and other topics were discussed very quickly before being passed over. I would've liked to study the bones of ...

One Chapter Closer!

I just finished another chapter of Frigid Nights! I'm hoping to have the first draft finished within the next month or two and I will then be putting it to the side for at least a month before I take it through the first edit. That's when the real stress starts so I'm doing my ...

GoT and FN

Why can't the weather here sort itself out? It's snowing today and it's supposed to be 70 degrees later this week, it's ridiculous. I'm finally allowed to wear short sleeves at work so snow isn't going to get in the way of me and comfort. So, a close friend of mine has been bugging me ...

“Strip”

The black Mercedes-Benz sedan pulled into the last spot at the far end of the lot. The rest of the cars sleeping in the lot were dark and covered in a light mist, reflecting the golden streetlamps that overlooked the slick street. Damien slowly got out of his car. His worn dark dress shoes with ...

Off the Shelf

So, I haven't written any poetry in a very long time. This morning, I wanted to write something, anything. So I sat down and wrote a poem. It's a short one, but it's something to get the ball rolling and keep me engaged with writing.     It’s been a while Since I’ve sat down, ...

“Taking Chances” Release!!

My novel, Taking Chances, was released yesterday!! After three years of writing, rewriting, editing, and proofreading, the book is finally finished and is now available in paperback and for download on Kindle. I am so excited to finally have more of my work out there and to have my first novel debut. I hope you all ...

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