We Found Inspiration in a Weird Place

I had a dream a giant flaming meteor had hurtled into earth and like half the buildings in New York were going down and we were all like "yep, that's 2020". Fun fact (that may or may not come in useful when writing): you can hear a car knocking over a street lamp from 1.5 … Continue reading We Found Inspiration in a Weird Place

Writing Struggles with J.R.R Tolkien

I was organizing my bookshelf last Saturday afternoon, as one does on Saturday afternoons. I picked up a book (as one does when organizing a bookshelf, completely abandoning the project originally started.) It was Humphrey Carpenter's Tolkien, a lovely '77 edition. Started reading it and found some quotes that are just GOLD and thought we … Continue reading Writing Struggles with J.R.R Tolkien

May Wrap Up: In Which the World is on Fire

Nationally and worldwide, May has been a rough month. There are crazy goofy things like murder hornets and monkeys escaping with COVID-19 (and monkeys on little motorbikes supposedly stealing children. I think this monkey thing is getting to my head cuz the other night I had a dream they were trying to get in my … Continue reading May Wrap Up: In Which the World is on Fire

I Accidentally Knocked the Earth off its Axis Because I Didn’t Post on Wednesday (and why I feel writing is so important write now)

WHOOOPS. Tuesday night I went to bed realizing I had forgotten to get a blog written for the next morning, but by then it was too late and I thought oh the heck with it I'll do it tomorrow it's not like I messed up the space time continuum or something (a thunderstorm proceeds with … Continue reading I Accidentally Knocked the Earth off its Axis Because I Didn’t Post on Wednesday (and why I feel writing is so important write now)

Saturday Morning Post Vol. 6

Things were weird, and then they got WEIRDER. Things are being cancelled, people are buying toilet paper like they are preparing to mummify themselves, and who new that during the apocolypse people would be stocking up on toilet paper and not booze? At the same time life just sort of...goes on??? Anyway, I vote that … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post Vol. 6

At some point you just gotta throw all the advice out the window and jump off the cliff

At some point, after all the blogs you've read, after all articles you've scoured, and after all the books you've read on writing, you just gotta write. Because in the end the best writing advice anyone can give is: READ. WRITE. AND LIVE. NOW, that doesn't mean that all other writing advice is null. Learning … Continue reading At some point you just gotta throw all the advice out the window and jump off the cliff