Has life gotten in the way? Writers beware…

De-clutter all that keeps you from fulfilling your true and good purpose. It’s a reminder to seek who you are, stomp those feral inklings, banish all that is low which, like a prison cell, prevents you from being your true best self Some think being themselves gives them an excuse to go out and be crazy: […]

Inspiration: Advice from the Beatles

I once read an article about the Beatles- an interview with Paul McCartney. He said that at first when they were starting out, their songwriting wasn’t very good. But because they loved it, they stayed with it. After awhile they became quite good at songwriting! (Ya think?) When the Beatles were at their height of popularity, […]

Do you feel like a chicken whose lost its head?

Do you feel like a chicken whose lost its head somewhere over the past year and found it again over Christmas vacation? And having found it, you placed it firmly on your neck and started writing again? That’s funny- same think just happened to me. And I want to keep that head firmly planted this time. 2 weeks of […]

Facebook vs. Blog = Fish Guts vs. Steak

For writers, I believe that facebooking vs. blogging is equivalent to fish guts vs. steak. In more ancient times, fish innards such as Garum, and liquamen were considered delicious as condiments and soup flavorings. (A surviving fragment of Plato Comicus speaks of “putrid garum” when Martial congratulates a friend on keeping up amorous advances to a girl who had […]