Let's say you've got part of a novel's first draft done. Four chapters knocked out. Something happens and you decide to stop working that project for a bit. Maybe a glitch in the matrix makes you forget about it for six months, who knows? So, you finally sit down at your computer, ready to attack… Continue reading That’s not where I left it…. is it?
As I pass the halfway point in year two of taking writing seriously, I'm able to look back and see all of the wonderful lessons I've learned. It's really something amazing that I can compile a good sized list of these things after such a short time. Since I am able to put together a… Continue reading What I’ve Learned About Writing
I've got a poetry book that's just about ready for release. It'll be out before my second novel, sometime this Fall, probably. This next collection is called "In your Gourd, Off the Dime" and is inspired by the latest works of David Lynch, among other things. It's meant to be a little more obtuse and… Continue reading New Poetry
Here's a bit from what will eventually be novel three. I'm just about 40k into it, and probably about half done, so it's going extremely well. It's so different writing this book. My first attempt, though enjoyable, was a lackluster, confusing process when I look back at it. I'm happy with that book, but I… Continue reading Piece of a WIP
It's been a crazy summer! Weddings, milestone birthdays, family from out of town staying with my wife and I. Whew! I'm glad my schedule has finally cleared up enough that I can work on my tech series, and get back to writing my novels. I got about a quarter into novel three when my editor… Continue reading Novel Updates!
Since I'm doing a tech writing series, I thought I'd do something a little fun. I know a lot of people prefer htop to top, on Linux, and that's valid, but I feel like a lot of folks ignore, or are unaware of, the awesome power of a lot of the built in tools you… Continue reading Top Class
So I'm streaming my writing sessions on twitch now. I couldn't find a text editor that looked pretty enough, so I'm using Sonic Pi for now. That way, I can also make a little music for my sessions in addition to the visual bells and whistles. It's a pretty interesting experience, having folks watching me… Continue reading A new light