I felt this story might serve to inspire some folks out there. Well a few days ago I noticed that a mouse had gotten into my home. Fall is here, so these critters tend to get inside homes now that summer is over. Well I thought catching a mouse was pretty straightforward. How hard could … More The truth about struggling
Well. Here we are again my friends. So let me ask you this: what does writing mean to you? To me it’s the obvious cliched reason. Because I want to write, because I choose to express myself. Because it’s a hobby I love. But there is more, much more. The truth is, it’s therapeutic, it’s … More What does writing mean to you?
These past few days have been strange ones. Not just because the world lost one of it’s greatest musical talents, but because I had felt something tugging at my soul. It was almost as if there was some disturbance in the universe. You can call me crazy.I think I might be. After all, who would … More What Prince meant to my Universal Soul
If you’re an artist, and things are not going as planned, don’t sweat it. Life is up and down. I that’s cliche but it’s true. If you feel depressed, it’s not because there is something wrong with you, there isn’t. It’s how your brain is made up. Having been there I can attest to that. … More Deciphering the complex Artistic mind
It’s been a challenging week for me. Two weeks ago I found I’d need retinal surgery on my left eye in order to prevent vision loss. It was an unexpected complication during a busy time in my life: working on two novels, maintaining a day job and an upcoming vacation on the horizon. It’s been … More Writing without sight
I figured it was time to list my growing number of helpful quotes. Some are taken from my books, others are just quotes I wrote to help people understand the world around them. Feel free to bookmark this page and refer back to my quote-list whenever the mood strikes you. To view all my quotes, … More Helpful Quotes by T.A. UNER
Now that editing has picked up on GUNS AND DOGS I wanted to talk about having fun. What type of fun you may ask? Some newbie writers I’ve spoken with have complained of writing and editing as tedious due to time constraints or Writer’s Block, an ailment I really cannot relate to since it’s a … More Turning Ordinary tasks into Extraordinary experiences
Now that Father’s Day is upon us I decided to share something about my Father. Why you ask? Isn’t this a blog about writing? Yes. It is. But without some kind guidance from my father, I may of never been a writer. Let me explain. Back in 1985, I had written a few stories in … More The Power of Fathers
Let’s face it, writing is a daunting job, no guarantee for success for all the hard work you put in, and, like most endeavors it takes a lot of luck to make it big. But it doesn’t always have to be an uphill struggle. Each writer has within themselves the potential to take their writing … More How can life experience help writing?
With Indie Fall Fest 2014 in full gear, I decided to write something pertaining the burgeoning Independent Writing movement. I think it’s important that Independent Writers are read by booklovers worldwide, even more so than Traditionally published Authors, why? Let me explain… Artistic standpoint:Most, if not all, independent writers focus on the expression of their … More Why should readers support Independent Writers?