Hence the Name…

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 →

The Greatest Adventure…

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 →

Hey Love!…

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 →

Pure Water Theory

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 →

HES: Of Men or Monsters…

Charlie was awakened by a faint beeping sound. To low to be an alarm clock, but loud enough, and annoying enough to rouse him from his dream-like state of unconsciousness. He stared intently through blurry vision, struggling to gain some type of visual grasp on his surroundings. It was a heart rate monitor, the source... Continue Reading →

Go Kinfolk, Go Kinfolk!

When I started driving, whenever I would leave the house, particularly with a group of friends, my mother would yell out, before I could even get out of the door, "Seatbelts, Speed limit." This was a reminder for us to wear our seatbelts and drive the speed limit. She still says that to me to this... Continue Reading →

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