Crunch Time…

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 still…

I still have nightmares. I wake up in confusion and cold sweats unable to distinguish reality from the dreams. I see figures in the dark, they move and motion towards me. I try and blink them away, or shake them out of sight or squint them into focus. It does not work. They remain, standing... Continue Reading →

My Ambitions as a Writer

Stay diligent. Stay focused. Do not succumb to self pity or doubt. That nagging feeling in the back of your mind, the one that whispers to you "Give up." The one that so plainly points out the irrationality of your actions. The one so adamant to convince you that, you are merely wasting time you... Continue Reading →

A Writer’s Greatest Foe…

Self-doubt is the greatest enemy of any writer, greater than any critic, any naysayer, any editor, any nit-picky reader, any grammar fanatic, any Nazi spellchecker, any publisher, literary agent, or pessimistic friend. Self-doubt will crush an author before an author can even become an author. Self-doubt is the mind-killer. Self-doubt is the little-death that brings total obliteration.... Continue Reading →

The Desire to be Better

I'm decent. And by that I mean, I am a decent human being. I'm a decent father, a decent son, a decent husband, even a decent writer, but the thing is, I desire to be better. I can't live with decent. I need more. I have always been this way. You could call it being ambitious. I... Continue Reading →

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