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Staking Claim

Staking Claim

So I just finished rereading The War of Art by Steven Pressfield for the umpteenth time. I read this book once or twice a year to get my bearings and remind me why I write. 1,405 more words

The Novel, Day 5 - Diary of a neglected kid

Writing time: 1 hr 15 mins

Word count: 1,891 (Running total for National Novel Writing Month = 9,456.)

Locations: Location #1: The Chocolate Café in Waterford City (15 minutes). 619 more words

Family Life

October 2014

Merry Christmas, Cowboy by Janet Dailey

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This book was a quick, fun read to clear my mind after reading a book with heavier themes. 111 more words


How To Get It Done

Breaking a rule here. A while back, I decided NOT to write about writing. After all, I’m out to recruit readers not writers to my little slice of the internet. 260 more words

Writers Write

“It is one thing to study war and another to live the warrior’s life.” – Telamon of Arcadia, mercenary of the fifth century B.C.


Zen, tennis, drawing, and invoking the muse

After a frenzied trip to the library, where it seemed I just had to throw every book I could carry into my backpack I was struck by an interesting parallel between tennis and drawing, and creative writing. 986 more words