2017, on a personal level, has been a good but busy year. On a national level, it’s been a disaster, but there are many people talking about that in a much better way than I. It’s a bit early to do a year in review for me. There is a lot of good things happening … Continue reading 2017 in Retrospect
I have a weakness for books about writing. Sometimes, I wonder if I like learning about the process more than actually, you know, writing. From Rachel Aaron's 2,000 to 10,000 to Steven Pressfield's The War of Art to John Truby's The Anatomy of Story to Natalie Goldberg's Writing Down the Bones, I've built a collection … Continue reading Review: Damn Fine Story by Chuck Wendig
This past weekend, my family said goodbye to Morgan Primm. It was heartbreaking. There are many ways to describe Morgan. He was a father, husband, son, brother, grandson, cousin, and friend. He was a business owner, a diesel man, and an avid truck puller. But those words fail to capture who he really was. What … Continue reading RIP Morgan
You know me. I tend to rant a whole lot about blogging. I also tend to stress out about it once in a while. Okay, probably every week, when it’s time for me to really focus and take the time to plan everything out and really take care of my blog. WHY, you ask? It’s supposed to be a hobby, it’s supposed to be fun. I KNOW that – yet I can’t help it. When I love something, I like to shout out loud about it, I’m stupidly passionate about it sometimes, to the point that it makes me feel pressured and stressed out.
SO, friends, if you’re a teensy bit like me and you ever found yourself stressing out about blogging, RAISE YOUR HANDS and join me.
In this endless spiral of thoughts and anxiety that life sometimes brings me, blogging feels just like another thing added to…
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Vacation! We are back from a ten day vacation in Europe. My wife and I spent three days in Amsterdam, three in Paris, and five in Munich. It was supposed to be four in Munich, but our airline decided to cancel our flight. So, we got a bonus day in Munich. That one delay caused … Continue reading A Few Vacation Photos
Spiderlight by Adrian Tchaikovsky An adventuring party enlists the aid of a creature of darkness in their quest to destroy the Dark Lord. As they pursue said quest, members of the group come to see the creature not as a spawn of pure evil but as something else – not human but not monster. Tchaikovsky … Continue reading Five Quick Reviews 04/2017