Dealing with unproductive moments

It’s been ages since I posted, having missed January completely I thought I’d finally make my first blog entry in 2020. The subject today is unproductive nuances. Have you ever felt like doing something and yet have struggled to create it? Whether it’s writing or creating any type of art for that matter? I admit,Continue reading “Dealing with unproductive moments”

The value of mentoring.

I’ll admit. I went throughout my writing career for years without a guide or mentor. Then through many personal errors, I learned the best way to gain a mentor was to show interest in other people’s work. The trick is not a superficial interest just to gleam information from someone more successful, but to LEARN.Continue reading “The value of mentoring.”

Using the holidays to improve yourself

Happy Holidays! Those two words are even more powerful than you think. Most associate it with fussy shopping and unwanted stress in meeting those pesky relatives you’d rather not see, but the holidays can be so much more than that. Really! If you’re stressed out in your work life, or just at life in general,Continue reading “Using the holidays to improve yourself”

The long, and painful road to success

I must admit, these past few days have been pure ecstasy for me. Especially today, June 12th, 2018 when the entire city of my hometown, Washington D.C. created a spectacle honoring the achievement of its hockey club, the Washington Capitals, who won the Stanley Cup, the holy grail of North American Hockey, that has beenContinue reading “The long, and painful road to success”

When Writers can’t write

It happens to all of us. Suddenly our fingers don’t want to cooperate with our minds, and our passion for wordsmithing evaporates faster than a desert mirage. So what do you do when the well of creation dries up? Take a vacation? Catch that new movie you’ve wanted to see? Clip your overgrown toenails? Well…yeah.Continue reading “When Writers can’t write”