Yes I'm still alive and no I did not forget about you. Truth is I have just been very, very busy trying to put the book together. I am compiling a collection of short stores written and published on this blog and making them into a book. That book is scheduled to release on April 4th, which... Continue Reading →
A man sets himself the task of portraying the world. Through the years he peoples a space with images of provinces, kingdoms, mountains, bays, ships, islands, fishes, rooms, instruments, stars, horses, and people. Shortly before his death, he discovers that that patient labyrinth of lines traces the image of his face. -Jorge Luis Borges, ... Continue Reading →
I am clearly in a love-hate relationship with this book project. And I feel myself spending a lot more time on the "hate" end of the spectrum, more than the love. Currently in the process of compiling the multiple short stories into one text and formatting them for both the print book and ebook editions. I... Continue Reading →
Sometimes I feel homesick for a place I've never been...
I met my wife in a library, introduced to her by an English Teacher. That's oddly poetic to me, for a wannabe writer to meet the love of his life in such a way. If the me of today were to hop into a time machine and go back and visit the 16-year-old me of yesterday,... Continue Reading →
Things are getting very interesting around these parts. I am at the beginning of the end. Or a better phrasing may be to say, I have just begun the final level for this particular iteration of the game. It's the fourth quarter, we've entered the final stretch. For the past year and a half I have been... Continue Reading →
I read a lot of books on writing and watch a lot of videos that give writing advice and at times, I think it is easy to get caught up in all of the technical aspects or writing. Plot and sub-plot, tropes, clichés, originality, round vs flat characters, not to mention crafting an active protagonist, as... Continue Reading →