Writing Sucks!

I've been having a ton of conversations lately with other aspiring authors.  I've always enjoyed talking with artists in general about their process, as, well, the creative process has always intrigued me. Anyways, lately I've found myself saying approximately the same thing to several different people and finally realized that it's probably a suitable thing …

Publishing

I've been having several interesting chats lately with folks regarding the current state of the publishing industry and where it's heading. . . and most importantly for folks who are looking to get a leg up on the competition, how to get a leg up on the competition. The comparison to the similar revolution that …

Anthem by Ayn Rand

I'm going to admit something that is probably a horrible thing to admit as a writer.  Until recently I had never read anything by Ayn Rand.  Atlas Shrugged is still on my "to-read" list.  But I read through Anthem last night and I have to say that outside of Ms. Rand's obvious political agenda (which …

My Weekend

So, although I was certain my weekend was going to be an exhausting one, due to the additional three children we had invited into our home for the couple days the just passed, I actually had a pretty awesome one. Sure, I was exhausted, but I was exhausted going into the weekend, the additions to …

Road Trip Fever

In case my recent posts haven't given too much away, I've been finding myself in a bit of a state of longing for the road trips of my younger days.  As a child, my family would go on at least one yearly road trip, traveling upwards to 2500 miles to our destination.  As I got …

Too Tired for Words

I have finally reached the point in my year where my exhaustion has saturated my body to such a level that I just have no real ideas left in me.  Between trying to write a new book, constantly brain storming at work, and looking for new ways to amuse my children, the creativity center of …