I thought I’d take a break from blogging about the usual stuff and instead post about something else that’s really important to me: exercise. It’s kind of funny because one thing everyone always told me was that once you have kids, it becomes very difficult to maintain a regular exercise routine. To which I replied: […]
Oh my. Sometimes that about all you can say. It’s the time of year where my wife (a teacher in her day job) goes back to work and things start picking up at the day job as the college kids start coming back to the university (where I work at my day job.) Our oldest […]
I don’t know what the deal is. I write (or maybe it’s better said “work on writing stuff”) every day, but I just can’t seem to get out of a slump. I constantly feel like I’m not seeing enough progress, and no matter what I’m working on, it seems like I want to be working […]
Man, it seems like just yesterday I was sitting at the dentist office talking about how great the weather was (this was during a period of something like 10 solid days of non-stop rain) and he said, “Yeah, a lot of people complain about it, but I just remind them of what comes next.” Well, […]
I’ve written a little about decluttering and a lot about time management in the past. And this stuff is important, because the number one reason aspiring writers maintain day jobs is because they simply don’t have enough time in a day to write. I think if I did a study on how I spend my […]
Do you ever feel like you’re just…done? You know, lots of frustrating things at the day job, kids won’t listen to anything you say, baby is fussy, house is messy, shoulder and knee still hurt from the auto thingy, and you just want to, I don’t know, die? Okay, maybe die is a bit extreme. […]
Have a great and safe 4th of July, everybody!
This year is going by way too fast, but it’s still been a great year so far. April and May were both pretty good months for me on the writing side as well. I’ve mentioned this stuff before, but I had my first solo author talk, my first reading at an author fair, attended another […]