Taking a moment to look at what actually transpired this past year - and what can be learned from it.
The number of projects I have not begun, have begun but not completed or have nearly finished but essentially abandoned is large. When my defenses are working properly there are many wonderful reasons for all of this unfinished work. None of them are terribly original or interesting. In nearly every case the actual reason is … Continue reading The Trap of Perfection and Being Ready
If there is one question I have struggled with it is, "What is your favorite film?" Granted, this question is nowhere near as important as: "How do we achieve world peace?" or "How do we stop global warming?" but then people never seem to ask me either of these. So recognizing the proper ranking of … Continue reading Favorite Film
(This is a post I wrote a year ago but for some reason did not share. I have since seen seasons one and two and think they are excellent but I like the simpler point made here by...me. What a guy!) I would like to discuss the television show, The Americans. Now it may seem silly … Continue reading Television – The Americans
In which I give a long explanation which I find riveting.
A post about enjoying the process as well as the result.
Sometimes the simplest questions lead to terribly convoluted answers.
The cowardly underbelly is exposed.
Question: You seem to be interested in different kinds of writing. How does blogging fit into your mindset of being a writer? Answer: To be perfectly honest blogging feels a bit like cheating. I put thought into what I share on this site but nothing like what I would put into an essay or a … Continue reading Question of the Week #4
Question: What is the best piece of advice you have received? Answer: To me personally the best would be, "Don't waste your time writing short stories. No one reads them." Now, did I listen to this advice? Not for a very long time. I wouldn't say that I regret the time I spent working on … Continue reading Question of the Week #3