When Health takes priority over Writing

  It’s been a tough past two weeks. I had a nasty cyst removed from my forehead and two days later I found out I needed to have eye surgery on my right eye for a detached retina. This being the second eye surgery after suffering the same detached retina issue in my left eyeContinue reading “When Health takes priority over Writing”

The truth about struggling

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 couldContinue reading “The truth about struggling”

Guns And Dogs origins: Shootings

By now many of you are aware that my upcoming Young adult novel, Guns And Dogs, which will be released worldwide on June 21. But many of you are probably curious as to how I arrived at writing this book. What was I thinking when I started crafting the outline in 2014? I would haveContinue reading “Guns And Dogs origins: Shootings”

What does patience and writing have in common?

The majority of writers today do not make enough to support themselves. Yes. You read correctly. Sorry if I popped your unrealistic bubble that was based on a get-rich-quick scheme where writing is concerned. Writing is an art. And you really should keep the unrealistic fantasy at an arms length so it doesn’t affect yourContinue reading “What does patience and writing have in common?”

The most important part of publishing

As most of you all know I am currently working on getting my next novel, Guns And Dogs, published. What you may not know is how it has been delayed publication due to the quality control aspect. Well, this is the most important part of publishing. For me, writing is the easy part. I createContinue reading “The most important part of publishing”

Helpful tips for a better Writing Life

Don’t feel like Writing? Go Write. Had a bad day? Write. The dog pooped on your favorite couch? Write. Get my drift? Like I tell people, I don’t believe in Writer’s Block. I do believe in pushing yourself to do it. But only if you want to. Yes, there will be time when other eventsContinue reading “Helpful tips for a better Writing Life”

Turning negative experiences into great writing

Today was a great day for me. You’re probably wondering what happened. Well the day job sent me to a food convention and while the experience was a good one I had the misfortune of working with a total a-hole at my booth. But hey, I’m a writer, so I seized this opportunity to useContinue reading “Turning negative experiences into great writing”

The Dangers of Writing

Normally you wouldn’t associate danger with writing. Except that’s not the type of danger I’m about to discuss. Read on. The dangers I’m talking about here starts with unrealistic expectations. Say you become a Writer and expect the world to stop for your novel and embrace it. The huge book tours, the six-figure advances andContinue reading “The Dangers of Writing”

The Sacrifice of Writing

If you want to be a successful Writer it takes more than just writing books. Editing and choosing the right cover are important too as you probably already know. But is there more? Of course. You have to sacrifice your best self and invest it in your writing. Your best self consists of your imagination,Continue reading “The Sacrifice of Writing”