The Fall – When Life Begins

“Come Autumn. Come Fall. That’s when life begins” – Robbie Robertson Most people hold the belief with much sincerity that Spring is where everything begins. Where sunshine comes in and more light and warmth come to the forefront. Fall remains my favourite time of year. That sentiment just seems to grow stronger every September. A […]

Note-Booking on paper & on screen

How often has it happened to you? A decent idea that might be workable. Front and center. You think about writing it down but trust yourself that it will be so good that you will recall it later.  Only when you recall later, you just recall that you had a seemingly brilliant thought that vanished. […]

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 […]

Losing and Finding Yourself in Work

This is the main shelf in my home office as of today. Hard to believe it is actually cleaned up slightly. It has a ways to go yet before I am completely happy with it. There are lots of collectibles, pics and other things wedged in among the tapes and notebooks. It is easy to […]

Night Reading & Write Reading

Reviewing just a fraction of the content pool, existing on paper in my home office, 4:30 a.m. on a Monday morning. Last night while trying to rest, I started to leaf through a small notebook full of work. Some of these pages contain a single word, while others like the ones you can see openly, […]