I’ll start by divulging a little secret about being a dad for those of you out there who haven’t yet had the pleasure of becoming a parent: You’re continuously exhausted. Imagine waking up tired, and then staying tired all day, while knowing that sitting down for more than two or three minutes at a time […]
I’d like to share some thoughts on two events I attended Sunday in Seward, Nebraska. If you’re not familiar with Seward, it’s a wonderful town of 7,000 people in the southeast part of the state. The Nebraska Writers Guild teamed up with Red Path Gallery and Tasting Room to host a poetry reading and discussion […]
I was driving to work a few days ago and found something interesting on one of the FM morning shows. In between the usual banter or “deep” discussions about current pop culture, one of the shows was having a discussion about a book by Seth Godin. Unfortunately, I’m not sure which book it was, but […]
Well, we’re one month down in 2017 and I hope yours was a good one. This month was a super busy one, as is the norm. But it’s always good and busy is better than boring, right? I spend a lot of time reading and critiquing some great stories for the The Write Practice winter […]
This winter I had the honor of being asked to join the panel of judges in the annual Winter Writing Contest hosted at The Write Practice. While I’ll admit it was a time consuming activity, I found it thoroughly enlightening and am so happy I was able to participate in this contest. Over 300 writers […]
So we’re only eleven days into 2017 and I’m already writing a “Hey, look at me, I’m sad and discouraged” type of post. Okay, maybe that’s not entirely my purpose in this post. After all, we don’t allow negative thoughts over here at Write Good Books. But that doesn’t mean I won’t occasionally use this […]
So let me share my New Year’s Eve tradition for the last several years. We usually end up writing down our goals for the coming year and talking about the many things we were grateful for throughout the previous year as well. Then after everybody else settled in for the night, I’d fix a drink, […]
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