Writing Filters

I quit smoking cigarettes for good in 2000. Even with a few smokes a week, it was still smoking. It is still shit and horrid for your health. My consistency was well, never consistent. I switched brands regularly in an effort to celebrate freedom of choice. The odd time I would smoke something without a […]

Free Writing – A Refresher

Have you worked at free writing before and maybe left it behind? If so, you might want to consider giving it another go. Regardless of where your writing career might be at the moment, free writing can break open any perceived blocks and give you the very basis of an idea that could become your […]

Picking Up The Pieces

That moment where you realize you may not have worked in a few days. Or is it weeks… Months? It can happen. You might feel a sense of craft ignorance. Do you feel as a writer like you have been ignoring writing? Not necessarily. I have written much on these pages about how even thinking […]

Restless

Sometimes you want to be able to slow your mind down. It is annoying at times, especially when you want your thoughts to turn into rewarding ideas. Even getting those inspirational moments down to paper, page and screen is the actual reward. Is it a cure for being restless? Wish I had the definitive answer. […]

ThinkWork

Everyone who puts the pen to┬ápaper, keystroke to the computer screen and even in this day and age, the snapping of metal against the ribbon on a typewriter, will spend time admitting defeat in the craft once in a while. Learning to dust oneself off and start over again is a difficult skill to master. […]