Renew, refresh, republish! #AmWriting #WritingCommunity

Hello, friends. It's been a while. Basically, I've had writer's block for over a year. You could even call it a creative block in general, because I haven't touched most of my creative outlets: no ukulele, no Sims, no Parkitect, no knitting, nothing. Life got a bit more intense than I enjoy, and my creativity… Continue reading Renew, refresh, republish! #AmWriting #WritingCommunity

Happy New Year!

I feel like I should say something profound, but profundity is not my area. Instead, I will say I hope you had a lovely holiday season, and I hope the new year is everything you want it to be.My tradition around New Year's is to do a writing roundup type of thing, so:2012 word countThis… Continue reading Happy New Year!

bullet points of the day

I know how you feel,arm-wavy guy.Blog. I've been blogging since 2001 and I still have no idea what I'm doing sometimes. I've had a lot of blogs, and I still have a few others gathering dust. Mostly I just try to present myself honestly and possibly even entertainingly. (I entertain myself quite a bit, and… Continue reading bullet points of the day

hi diddly dee, it’s the writer’s life for me

The question was posed, How do you live your writer’s life?, which makes me smile because I had romantic notions once, too. Well, first, I work a day job, so eight hours of my day are devoted to that. During my lunch break I bring along my notebook and scribble whatever thoughts I have about… Continue reading hi diddly dee, it’s the writer’s life for me

Shenanigans at Amazon

Amazon has decided to drop all “adult” titles from their sales rankings. The interesting part is how they’re defining “adult”: John Barrowman’s autobiography Anything Goes, Mark Probst’s The Filly (a YA novel), and Alex Beecroft’s False Colors are all now stripped of their ranks, among several dozen/hundred of novels, nonfiction, biography and even the Advocate’s… Continue reading Shenanigans at Amazon