Reading

Hello everyone and happy Saturday. Once again, I hope you are all staying healthy and safe. Today, I want to talk about what I think is the most important thing about becoming a writer. In my opinion, it is first being a reader. My wife and I both like to read. I’m more into Stephen […]

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A Time to Reflect

Hello everyone and happy Saturday. I hope you all are enjoying yourselves as much as reasonably possible. I know being stuck inside or with restrictions sucks, but hopefully we’re just getting closer to the end. With that in mind, I thought I would take a little break from talking about writing and talk about something […]

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Some Time Away

Hello and happy Saturday everyone. I hope you are all still doing good and staying healthy. Obviously it’s not easy right now, but hopefully it gets better soon. Anyway, today I wanted to talk about something I think is important when writing. It’s my preferred tactic when I’m creating a story, and it helps to […]

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Saturday Stuff

Hello everyone and thank you for checking in on me. It’s been another interesting week in the world, and I hope everyone remains healthy and in good spirits. Today, I want to talk a little bit about my writing journey. Specifically, the start. When I was in seventh grade, I tried writing a story as […]

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Saturday Thoughts

Hey everyone. I know I’m a little late, but I got kind of wrapped up this morning. I hope everyone is continuing to be safe and healthy. So, I wanted to talk about something that I believe is important to writers. Failure. Complete and total failure. I suppose this doesn’t just apply to writers, but […]

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Saturday Musings

Hello everyone. I hope you are all okay and in good health. Not just physically, but mentally as well. This is a tough time for a lot of people, and I think it’s important to keep looking for positives. That’s one of the reasons I enjoy reading and writing. They offer me a chance to […]

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A High Point

Hello everyone. I know a lot has happened in the past week with regards to things going on in our country. I hope you all are healthy and safe. Today, I wanted to talk about one of the things I like most. Traveling. Last year, my wife and I decided to go on an impromptu […]

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The Thing About Characters

It is Saturday once again and you know what that means. Time for the weekly column. Today, I want to focus on something that can be difficult when writing. Characters. Even more than plot, I believe characters are the most important thing to a story. They are what the readers or watchers identify with. I […]

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Saturday Stuff

Good morning everyone. Once again, it seemed like this past week flew by. That’s a good thing though because I really like writing this weekly post. So, this week I want to talk a little bit about me. I’d say that my greatest accomplishment is raising three children. I have two daughters, ages 18 and […]

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Try Try Again

Happy Saturday everyone. It’s been a pretty good week for me, and I like that much more than bad ones. Haha. Anyway, I want to talk today about persistence, and in particular, persistence in writing. I tried writing my first novel my freshmen year of high school. It was a medieval tale, no doubt inspired […]

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