Blogstorming

A few weeks ago I was working on the content pool for the upcoming weeks. Trying to sort out which ideas would work well and what kinds of things I might want to talk about. Somewhere in the recent past I was in a Twitter exchange with S. Usher Evans (Follow her on Twitter @s_usherevans) […]

Facebook’s “Identity” Crisis

Over the summer I gradually was reducing my use of Facebook and spending more time on Twitter. Many of the articles I was reading were pieces found through the tweet feed. That certainly accounts for more of my time writing out things in 140 characters or less. A short time ago, I changed my name […]

5 Things to be Thankful for in Writing

Being thankful is a form of meditation that should be practiced daily. It can be thinking that gratitude to yourself, or expressing that thanks to someone directly. With practice, Thanksgiving can be every day. This Thanksgiving, one of the many things I am most thankful for is being able to be in this business. To […]

Content Control & Social Media – A Short Refresher

Summer is here. Which means your social media probably has a few summer pics. Pics of the cottage, the water near the cottage, and the food being eaten at the cottage…all for your viewing pleasure on Facebook, Twitter, Instacoffee (my nickname for Instagram) and other platforms. One of the great things about using these platforms […]

Much About #Movies

For decades, the film industry has and continues to offer something for almost everyone. It offers a tearful release, a raucous laugh, and provocation of thought. The documentary side of the business occasionally offers something more. Whether an account of a historical event, or an outright mocking by way of brilliant rock and roll fakery […]

More Risk Taking & Writing Worth

My most recent script of short stories is nearing completion. Tentative plan is to release “Throwing Dice” sometime this fall. There has been so much that I have learned in the process of writing satire. I make no secret of the fact that I am not a stand-up comedian nor do I ever have a […]