Waking a sleeping dragon…

Many, many years ago on a cross-country trip with a friend, there were some interesting adventures. Some good, some not so good, but looking back, it’s easier to just say they were adventures. Years later I wrote a humorously creepy blog post based on one of those adventures. That particular post got a lot of attention.…

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The answer to life, the universe and everything, including why I write…

42… I just had to get that one out of the way. And now, on we go. I looked at the writing challenge for this week and after a few moments of furious debate with myself decided to give it a giant pass. Well, sort of a giant pass. It got me thinking, really. I…

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The Great American Novel

Any writer knows it… that moment when inspiration strikes. It’s an idea, a good, no wait… a great idea. The story shimmers, tantalizes and lures. Perhaps the entire plot plays out like a movie, or maybe it’s just a few images of characters, scenes and vague concepts. But it’s there, inside your head and it’s…

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The art of the sell out…

Let’s face facts, not everyone can make a living out of their “dreams” – most have to settle for something a little less stellar. Not everyone can be a successful writer, singer, actor, artist, whatever. Even if you have the talent, the breaks don’t always exist, opportunity doesn’t always knock, and sometimes, even when it…

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Of copyrights and things that make me go “hmmm….”

~ The search term that generated traffic to my blog: “she stomped his testicles” – ohhhhkaaay…. I don’t quite get how that pointed to me and my little space, but ah… yeah… Hope they found what they were looking for. Or, maybe I hope they didn’t. Hmmmmm… ~ That my most popular posts have been…

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