Must All Artists Be Mad?


Deconstructing the Artist

Let’s begin deconstructing the stigmas and stereotypes about artists. Here’s one – not all artists write all night. Many sleep instead. Nor are most people able to write a novel while on their lunch break at their 9-5 job. In fact, most artists are better off working hours that are not 9-5. To back me […]

April 21, 2015

When The Internet Seems Unhelpful


Early Posts, Fun Stuff

I haven’t been on my schedule lately because, as with most people, a holiday, even one you only sorta celebrate, brings a whole lot.  A whole lot of people, food, board games, social outings, talking, hiking, and drinking. This is just a pop in to say that when the internet seems unhelpful or unfriendly or […]

April 5, 2015

Off the Grid, Just a Little


Early Posts, Fun Stuff

I spent the weekend without wifi.  Is this even possible you ask?  Well I was house sitting and had forgotten to get the password.  Rather then be a pest, calling to ask for the wifi password, I decided to go without, thinking it might help me write.  Which it did, sort of.  What I really […]

March 24, 2015

Sometimes What You Need is a Kick in the Pants


Early Posts, Fun Stuff

I’ve been working on this being-a-serious-writer thing for a few months now.  I tell everyone to leave me alone!  I have to get some serious writing done! (Serious meaning committed here.  I write comedy).  Only I haven’t actually been writing, apart from blog posts, journaling, and an occasional book review.  My novel languishes, the first […]

March 17, 2015