That Ole Black Magic

It was a dark and stormy night. Okay, not really. It was a Saturday morning, and my dreams of picking up where I left off on my manuscript were dashed by technology.

The Five Stages: Part 5

Here’s my latest blog. No. Check out my latest blog. No. My latest blog is ready to be read. No. My newest blog entry is published. No. Oh hell, just read the damn thing.

The Five Stages of Writing: Part 3

It’s been said that if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. I don’t think I’m alone in saying, “Hooey!” Work is work, but I still love what I do.

Fever Dreams

We all know that driving and operating heavy machinery under the influence are both no-nos. But what about writing under the influence? You be the judge.

Inspiration or Not

Creativity and inspiration are essential facets of being an artist. But the two are very different, and the latter isn’t as easy to come by as you might think.