Nothing is Something

A blank screen, a blank page, will eventually lose it`s blankness. Sounds philosophical. Blankness is a word that sounds like it shouldn`t exist. Occasions happen where the blank screens and pages exist for a reason. I want newer writers to consider this reasoning. “I’ve done nothing in ages.” The cure for Writer’s Block is to […]

Improvisation

A collection of hand-written and hand-printed improvisations Recently, I stumbled across a great YouTube clip from music great Chick Corea where he talks about improvisation. When it pertains to writing, improv is a theme worth visiting and re-visiting multiple times over. No one may be able to fully develop the perfect definition of what improvisation […]

Subject Writing, Subjectively

I’m often amazed at how there always seems to be something to write about. The concept of Writer’s Block is a thing of my distant past now. Inspiration ignites work and inspires more inspiration. In one of the writing classes I took many years ago, the idea of free-writing was put to me in 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 […]

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 […]

Notebooking

Strong cups of Earl Grey never fails to move my brain cells, and then the keys in front of me. For nearly a year I have been keeping a tattered dollar-store notebook tucked into the worn folds of my wallet. I have learned the hard way that keeping something to write¬†on handy has become very […]