As you’ve probably read at some point on this space, the last two-plus months have been pretty hectic for me. All of my spare time has been consumed by buying and moving into a new house while also trying to finish the second draft of my novel.
Now, I’ve had to rethink the way I tackle the myriad of responsibilities that seem to persist every day. Continue reading How to Focus When You’re Scatter-Brained
Grit and moisture cling,
“Dead leaves on the dirty ground, “
A chill tingles skin.
This song does not particularly remind me of autumn. I just liked that the line fit in seven syllables.
Puerto Rico is still suffering. That’s 3.5 million American citizens still suffering, and despite concentrated efforts, the Island Of Enchantment has raised less support than its fellow stricken lands of Texas and Florida, so… I made this. I figure it can’t hurt and I’m thinking about the island all the time anyway. I know PR isn’t a state, so this is technically deviating from the 15ths’ initial intent, but, oh well. Please forgive me and, if you’re able, please show the island a little love.
Here goes: Continue reading 15 on the 15th – Almost Like Praying
Holy crap it’s almost November! I’ve been looking forward to National Novel Writing Month basically all year, and it somehow still snuck up on me.
So I guess it’s time to announce my project for NaNo 2017. Continue reading Friday Write-Day: Holy Crap NaNoWriMo is Coming!
You would turn me away,
Your own flesh and blood,
Because of something beyond my control.
So your gratitude and ignorant love,
Mean nothing, once the truth is told. Continue reading Misplaced Missive #64 – F.A.M.I.L.Y.
I’ve spent the last several installments of this series talking about the various peoples who inhabit Úr’Dan. Now I think it’s time to start giving bits of the history of this subcontinent.
Continue reading Exploring Úr’Dan: Brief History of the Northern Migration
Eyes droop, yawns abound,
and breath eases to a sigh.
It’s nearly bedtime.
Of Blood and Hurricanes
Where’s the limit?
Where’s the line?
Thirty plus years, and
You never found the time.
But now? With catastrophe,
Suddenly, we’re family.
“Blood means something”
Not to me. Continue reading Moonlit Musing – With Catastrophe, Comes…
I am still adjusting to the fact that I do not have to be churning out sections and chapters every free moment that I have. My book is not ready for publication.
However, with the second draft complete and waiting to be edited by someone far more objective than me, I now have time to focus on all of the other aspects of publication. Continue reading So, I’ve Written A Book… Now What?