How to make your dream a reality

Dreams. We all have them. Some are big, some are realistic while others require years to bring to fruition. During these uncertain times in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic maybe some of us have put our dreams on hold. Others, despite obstacles, persevere by taking small steps towards their eventual goal. And that’s theContinue reading “How to make your dream a reality”

A Look back. And a Look Ahead.

It’s Christmas Eve, and it’s been far too long since I last wrote anything on this blog. In the meantime, I felt, on the eve of my vacation down to Florida tomorrow, I’d write something I hope will be useful. As for my trip to Florida, it will be my first time back in theContinue reading “A Look back. And a Look Ahead.”

Why artists should get out more.

As a writer I know the stereotypes that come with the territory. That writers need to be holed up in some dark room writing until our brains fall out of our heads. Nothing could be further from the truth. Honestly, if you’re a writer or any other type of artist churning out work for funContinue reading “Why artists should get out more.”

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”

How is Life and Writing similar?

As a writer I get lots of feedback regarding my work. Take my debut novel for example: The Leopard Vanguard. Despite receiving top-notch reviews on both amazon & goodreads, many have complained about the “slow-start” and “difficult” beginning. I’m fully aware these days the diminishing attention-span that plagues most readers, if a book doesn’t grabContinue reading “How is Life and Writing similar?”

What is the secret to eternal happiness?

It’s been ages since I posted. But believe me, I’ve been working on myself and my writing, and, etc., etc. Let me share a bit of wisdom with you. Something that I hope resonates within your soul and takes you to a whole new level. Stay in the moment. Yep. That’s what I said. It’sContinue reading “What is the secret to eternal happiness?”

Work versus fame

  Most of us have heard the phrase “it’s the journey, not the destination that shapes who we become.” It’s been repeated countless time to be considered cliche. So why write a blog post about it? Simple. There’s a lot that goes into writing that is out of a writer’s control. Sales for instance. WithContinue reading “Work versus fame”

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”