Aural Autumn: Smile, by Delectatio

Smile.  When I first started posting Sounds of Summer and Aural Autumn, I had so many moments where I doubted myself. 'This is dumb,' I thought, 'nobody is interested in exploring music as it relates to creative writing.' I faltered and almost gave up. It seemed next to impossible to convey how much the right … Continue reading Aural Autumn: Smile, by Delectatio


Aural Autumn: Queen of the Rodeo

What does it take to write 50,000 words in the month of November? Perseverance, flexibility, a constant desire to balance writing time with work and family, and, maybe most important of all, a story that's deeply personal to you. These are the elements that, for me, have made my first two forays into National Novel … Continue reading Aural Autumn: Queen of the Rodeo

Writing Update: The Honest Bachelor’s Life and NaNoWriMo 2017

Happy Saturday, guys and ladies! I'm here to bring you all an update on two topics: (1) The Honest Bachelor's Life, and (2) My preparations for this years National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short. First, a bit about my vlog series. So far I've made six videos in "The Honest Bachelor's Life," and … Continue reading Writing Update: The Honest Bachelor’s Life and NaNoWriMo 2017

Today’s NaNoWriMo Writing Jam

Hello and good evening! As I work on my daily 1,600 words tonight, I thought I'd share the song that I currently have on repeat. This one comes from the great horror composer Akira Yamaoka, who infused the Silent Hill series with so much melancholy, terror, and tranquility, often within the same song. I hope you all enjoy Witchcraft. reading Today’s NaNoWriMo Writing Jam