Ah, the first day of a new year. Lousy sleep last night with all the gunnery practice echoing through the hills and valleys of my quiet mountains. I find a certain comfort in knowing those midnight maniacs will be feeling like hammered snot today and I feel “bright eyed and bushy tailed,” as Dad used … Continue reading Writer’s Block aka Creative Constipation
The end of another year. Time to look back and the last twelve months. Time to count blessings, review lessons learned, and design the new year.It has been six months since my last post. In all honesty, my absence was much more than being busy with outdoor projects. Those projects were a story I told … Continue reading The Long Road Back
Sometimes, when the results of one activity become a road-block, it is time for a change of direction. With the great weather drawing me outside and a long list of projects to work on, I am reducing my blogging activity for the summer months. Honestly, it is nice to put effort into activities that give … Continue reading Advice for Struggling Bloggers/Authors
Decision Overload: when you have a big decision, or maybe lots of small ones that you can’t seem to resolve. You find yourself second-guessing every idea and course change, and end up frozen in front of a glass wall blocking your progress. Why a glass wall? Because it tortures you with a clear vision of … Continue reading Recreating My Writing, #2
I don’t know what is worse. Having a book on Amazon that has gone unnoticed for two years, or removing that book and finding the motivation to rewrite it. That first book was a humorous book about the construction worker’s world. Having lived in that world, I knew my subject. Having been a lifelong humorist … Continue reading Self Publishing Lesson #1
Just a short post to ask for some help. In order to make my blog better, I need to understand what readers are looking for in a post. So, limber up those magic fingers and help an old blogger out. What type of post gets your attention? What takes you from a view to a … Continue reading What are you looking for?
My apologies for the dwindling posts lately. It seems that I have reached a fork in my writing journey requiring me to step back and reevaluate things. I’ll try to explain. It has been almost two years since I uploaded my first humorous eBook to Amazon. It was a book about the crazy world of … Continue reading Recreating My Writing