Little Breaks and Big Updates

Greetings! I wanted to touch base and give you all a much-deserved update. I have been missing my blog since last week, and I didn't have time to write my latest "Sounds of Summer" entry. Time got away from me due to some personal stressors, but also because my mom and sister came into town … Continue reading Little Breaks and Big Updates

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Lessons to Practice #24: Penning Horror That Endures

"Talk about your ghosts. Man oh man." - Stephen King,¬†On Writing Hello all and good evening! This go around, I'm writing a continuation of last week's "Lessons to Practice" by offering up some of my own thoughts and ideas for penning a great horror story. Ready to dive in? Make sure the lights are out … Continue reading Lessons to Practice #24: Penning Horror That Endures

Lessons to Practice #23: From Terror to Death: What Makes Horror Linger

Hey everyone! I thank you all for your patience and understanding as I work to get my first vlog series, "The Honest Bachelor's Life," up and running. I had a bit of an issue rendering my second video, but I hope to have it all sorted out by this coming weekend. Tonight's "Lessons to Practice" … Continue reading Lessons to Practice #23: From Terror to Death: What Makes Horror Linger

Lessons to Practice #22: The Art of Pacing

Hey everyone! Here's to wishing you a restful, spontaneous, and memorable week, even with work and our countless other personal obligations. This go around, I was looking to share some of my thoughts concerning the pacing of our creative writing. Amidst themes, character development, and opening and closing lines, there is the ever-present tether of … Continue reading Lessons to Practice #22: The Art of Pacing

Lessons to Practice #20: Writing in the Company of Grief

Howdy everyone! How's life on your end of the internet? Hopefully you're staying cool in this sweltering summer heat and making some awesome memories! Emotions rule me from time to time. I own that aspect of myself, and I know that I swing from completely logical and in my head to raw and unfiltered pretty … Continue reading Lessons to Practice #20: Writing in the Company of Grief

Lessons to Practice #19: Organizing Principles and the Deepest of Themes

Hello and good evening! How is everyone doing tonight? I myself am feeling pretty phenomenal. Work, triathlon, Acro Yoga, and creative writing have all kept me sharp and cheerful this past week. I hope that all of you also have many accomplishments and experiences to revel in! Thematic elements of fiction can feel very subjective … Continue reading Lessons to Practice #19: Organizing Principles and the Deepest of Themes

Lessons to Practice #18: Blogging and Networking

Happy Tuesday to you, fellow bloggers. May you all continue to have a good week with plenty of time for your writing! Networking and blogging are perhaps the most difficult peripheral aspects of becoming a writer. Speaking from my own experience, it's challenging to establish a consistent and concentrated blogging platform, one that amasses a … Continue reading Lessons to Practice #18: Blogging and Networking