Give Yourself 15 Minutes a Day to Write

One technique for improving your writing is to make sure you write every day.  Write something.  Anything.  Some people say write for at least 90 minutes.  Some say more.  Some say less.  Some say you have to focus on the way you approach your writing as much as you just focus on getting words down. All […]

Honest Writing – Telling a Story from the Heart

Short but quick post today. I want to briefly give a few thoughts on how I like to write.  I’ve been experimenting with various styles as of late, with my first novel being a science fiction detective story and my second novel being far more of a comedic drama, but I always come back to […]

The Signal

Dear son, Hello. I’m your dad. I won’t have too many opportunities to say that to you, which sucks, so I wanted to make sure I started there. I also want to apologize. As your dad, I’m supposed to be there for a lot of the most important moments in your life. I’m supposed to […]

It’ll Be Perfect – The Perils of Productivity

“If only…” I’m old.  At least I suppose so.  I spend a little time every week looking back on what I consider to be a long life, and I wonder about what more things I could have done.  Not that the things I’ve done are less that satisfactory to me.  I have had a wonderful […]

The LifeWatcher 2020 Part One: Making Time

Part One: Making Time What if your life could be free of mistakes?  What if, every time you were about to make a foolishly angry comment an extra moment of reflection appeared, as if out of the ether, to reconsider? Welcome to the world of the LifeWatcher 2020.  The tale I’m about to tell you […]

No Picture Can Express

   I’ve seen some beautiful girls. I’ve seen a few truly lovely women in my time, and I’ve been impressed by them. I’ve been weak around them. I’ve made mistakes that only a fool following a pretty face can make. I believe I’ve grown out of that stage a bit. I look for a lot […]