Category Archives: My Writing Journey

Old Man Winter Blows

Winter is the bane of my existence. I know, I know. I’m living in the wrong place to have the right to complain, but anyone would be fed up with winter after months of shoveling, snow blowing, windshield scraping, and … Continue reading

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That’ll leave a mark

While story and character ideas often pop into my head, usually at the most inopportune moments, they never arrive complete.  They are just images and half-formed ideas, things I have to think about for a while before they are ready … Continue reading

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Post NaNo Blues…

Yeah…not so much, to be honest. December 1st marks the end of yet another NaNoWriMo.  While I didn’t hit my goal of 50,000 words, I came pretty darn close.  After 30 days of writing without editing, which is pretty hard … Continue reading

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Playlist for Black Friday

While the shoppers are pushing each other down and screaming obscentities at each other, I kept my cool with this playlist and a little writing. Everlasting Light by The Black Keys, Album: Brothers Go It Alone by Beck, Album: Guero … Continue reading

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Today’s Playlist

The range of musical genres varied widely today, probably due to the vastly different scenes I was working on.  You can check out the rest on my music page, Pandora’s Box. Today Breathe Me by Sia, Album: Colour The Small One … Continue reading

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Pandora’s Box

I started a new page in order to share some of the music I have found most inspirational recently.  I included a copy below, but it will change frequently so feel free to stop in occasionally to see an updated … Continue reading

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Yes! Yes! Oh Yes!

Ok, so I’m not Meg Ryan, but the restaurant scene in When Harry Met Sally is pretty descriptive of how I feel right now.  After 30 days of hair pulling, finger cramping and frantic typing (is that smoke coming from my … Continue reading

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