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Month: June 2019

Gears and Grease – Chapter 5

Gears and Grease – Chapter 5

The time when they would know if the ionization corridor had dissipated was rapidly approaching. Over the past few months, everyone’s hair had been less static-y than a year ago. Even the number of thunderstorms in the nearby area had reduced to a more normal level. It was such a treat to be able to go outside and enjoy the sun without fearing a sudden lightning storm appearing. Matt tiptoed across the living room, making sure to miss that one…

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I Don’t Want to Write. Do I have to?

I Don’t Want to Write. Do I have to?

Most places you look you will see people telling you to power through when you don’t feel like writing. Writer’s block? Keep writing. Low motivation? Keep writing. No inspiration? Keep writing. In general this is good advice. You need to keep writing when you don’t feel like it. If you keep putting writing aside because you don’t feel like writing, then you will never get around to actually writing. You can liken it to learning how to walk. Just because…

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Do I Have to Write Every Day?

Do I Have to Write Every Day?

Do you have to write every day? Can you write every day?  I know a lot of people would look at these two questions and answer “yes” to both. However, in my opinion (emphasis on opinion) the answer is “no” to the first and “only if you want to” on the second.  Let me explain why.  Athletes Need Rest Athletes have bodies honed to a near perfect physique for their sport. Even though they are trained to withstand a great…

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I Don’t Know What to Write. Help!

I Don’t Know What to Write. Help!

This has probably happened to you on more than one occasion and I know it has certainly happened to me. There are times when you just have no clue what to write. Now, this is different from not having the words. Instead, you don’t have a topic or a story. What do you do? Fiction To get your creative juices flowing, take a story or section of a story you have already written and do it from another character’s POV….

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June 2019

June 2019

I don’t know about you, but I can definitely feel the change in the air. The weather is definitely warmer and there have been a whole lot more storms lately. Though I love the rain, there has been a lot of weather devastation and I’m praying for those affected by the recent storms. Another thing I’ve noticed is that the time is still going by way too fast. We are now five months through 2019. For those of you who…

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