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

On Picking Back Up

On Picking Back Up

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It may come as no small surprise to you (sarcasm) that I am currently in the middle of writing my first novel. I have, in fact, been in the middle of it for nearly three years now. To make that time frame even more groan-worthy than it already is, I am disappointed to admit that I have not written a single word of it in over six months. In those six months, my sense of self as a writer has been tossed around more than a tennis shoe in the dryer. Now, with my newly forged determination to place a more focused attention on my writing it would make sense to start work on my book again. One problem: I’m really nervous about that. Continue reading