Spring

Spring has always been my favorite time of year.  The coldness of winter begins to melt away, and the snow gives way to the green grass (and tons of trash that people have hidden in it over the 6 months since it started).  The birds are chirping in the air, and getting it on quite …

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The Brand New Day

Last week I completed round 2 of rewrites and today begins the process of putting in the changes my wife had suggested.  It's going swimmingly.  In fact, along with getting paid work done, a great deal of house cleaning, and leadme.org writing completed for the week, I am already around 20% done with the simple changes …

Day’s End

I'm going to go right out and admit it.  I didn't get any work done on the rewrite process today. I know, I feel bad about it.  Here I am trying to keep myself focused on this task and actually make something of this book I've spent so much time on, and already I'm ready …

Blogging

So, I've never been the best at blogging.  Working on Leadme.org, a site in which I have regularly scheduled articles and need to come up with ideas and structured themes, and actually research what I write, has been draining. I love it most days.  Other days (generally those days in which I'm way behind where …

It is Finished

I finally did it.  The ending is incredibly rough, rushed, and, well, a little forced, but it is written.  Currently at just a tad over 66,000 words and 201 double-spaced pages, the first draft of my first novel is done.  Taking over ten years to finally get a first draft done, this feels pretty darn …