Chasing Inspiration

Chasing Inspiration

 

QKNVDENHQPWriting and I have always had one of those “when it’s good it’s great, but when it’s bad it’s non-existent” types of relationships. After a pretty solid binge of awesome the last two or three months I find myself struggling to remember what it is like to have the motivation to sit down and let the words flow. This is nothing new. In many ways I have come to expect it. Something is different this time, though. I have been struck with a fierce determination to chase inspiration rather than sit back and wait for it to me. Continue reading

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Down the (Creative) Rabbit Hole

Down the (Creative) Rabbit Hole

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My eyes seem blurry and I’m mentally and emotionally trained. Not quite sure if it’s because I’ve been knee deep in the novel I’m working on for the past two weeks or I just finished watching Wade Wilson switch from making my sides split laughing to julienning bad guys in the blink of an eye in Deadpool. Obvious solution: Beer. Continue reading

Out of the Abyss

Out of the Abyss

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Today marks the first day in six that I have been on my feet for more than 10% of the day. Last Sunday, as I sat at brunch with my parents, I began withering into a combination of chest-wracking coughs and pulsing headaches that wouldn’t finish digging in until Wednesday. Only now – Saturday – am I beginning to regain some memory of what normal should feel like.  Continue reading