Monday, January 4, 2016

What I hate about writing

I once quipped on FaceBook that I'd like to be a martial arts master, just without all the training and discipline. A joke, yes, but a truth regarding how I feel about most things in life. I very much want to be that cool kung fu guy, just without ever working for it.
I recently watched Sound City, the documentary about a famous recording studio. It was were Fleetwood Mac came together with Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks. Nirvana recorded Nevermind there. Tom Petty and Rick Springfield were staples of the place. I got to see all of these ridiculously good musicians playing music and talking about the process. It was very inspiring, and made me want to get to jamming on my guitar or bass. The only problem is, I'm not very good, and need a lot of practice.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Writing Update: NaNoWriMo, Easter Eggs, a Spooky Short, and Distributing Flash Fiction

November appears to be shaping up as a busy writing month for me. In fact, I'm kind of upset at taking the time to write a blog post when I have two really big projects I'm currently working on.

Monday, October 26, 2015

My Trip to The Elms Hotel

As noted in a previous post, I started a GoFundMe campaign (per a friend's advice) to raise money to visit a haunted hotel. The point was to get inspiration and specific details in order to write a Missouri themed horror story, which I will be submitting buy the end of December.

The campaign was a success, and this last Friday my wife and I drove the four hours out to the Elms Hotel, and enjoyed quite the evening. Let me tell you about it.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

All the blog posts I didn't write these past few months

Where do I even begin.

Over the pst few months I have struggled with the difficult habit of writing blog posts and then not posting them. It's kind of a pain in my butt, and feels like a waste of time and energy. However, it has been good practice. I have learned a few things, and feel I made the right decisions by not posting what I had written.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

So, I set up a GoFundMe Campaign

I set up a GoFundMe Campaign today. Never done something like that before. It's a strange feeling to ask people for money, especially for something they might not see as important, or necessary. I feel I should try, so there it is.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Let's talk Madden 16

Whenever I review a game, movie, show, etc, on this blog, I like to use a format I call 5 and 5. I pick five things I liked about the subject, and five things I didn't care for. I began this process for Madden 16, and found there were only two things I truly loved about the new game, while the rest were reaches to fill in the three empty spots. Number five was the inclusion of Tim Tebow, which, while cool, isn't a feature or mechanic, just something I'm happy about.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

July Updates

It's been a fun month. Let me tell you what's been going on, cause I know you care so much.