Tag Archives: musing

Thursday Thoughts: Outside the Box

Last week, I wrote a scene. It’s an important scene that sets up several plot threads. It’s meant to be both informative and evocative. There are several people involved and all of them have high stakes in what happens in … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Smooth Sailing

I had hopes for this year. Not huge hopes. Yeah, yeah, we’re only in the second week of 2022 but so far, I’m not seeing much change–not in the big picture nor in the little one. The world is still … Continue reading

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Monday the 10th of Never

Oh, wait. The Johnny Mathis song is “The Twelth of Never.” Yeah, yeah, I’m older than dirt because I remember slow dancing to that song at Teen Town in junior high. Or what is now called middle school. Whatever. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: Hope It’s Not Gonna Be This Kinda Year

Uhm…I have no excuse. Nor an explanation. Except it’s a catchy tune, the cinematography is perfect for the…uhm…story(?) and while this might be country, it remnds me of every music video I’ve ever seen. Don’t give up on it. Watch … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal My Way

I’m what’s known as a hyrbid author. I have books released through publishers and I also self-publish. I had a publishing contract first, but back in the day when self-publishing first came to prominance, I made the decision to take … Continue reading

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2022’s First Monday

I almost feel like there should be a fanfare of trumpets and beat of drurms. Or something. Maybe not. Monday is just Monday afterall. So. New year, new month, new week, new day. I should feel all productive and raring to … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Present

2021 is quickly drawing to a close. I’m not making plans for 2022. Not until I see what it brings, at least. That might sound rather negative but hey…2021 was supposed to be all “Yay! 2020 is over! 2021 is … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Knowing

Tis the season, y’all. Today is Christmas Eve’s Eve. People are scurrying to get those last minute things done. Family and friends are gathering. And yet there is so much…wrong out there in the world. It seems like the darkness … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal More

Today’s message is pretty simple. I could wax on and wax off about how it applies to writing, to craft, to the genre I generally chose to write in, but given what’s going on in the world, and given the … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Getting Physical

I commented to a friend yesterday about how writing is a physical activity–in it’s own way. Sitting at a computer day in and day out does take a physical toll on a body’s body. Neck. Shoulders. Back. Wrists. Hands. Even … Continue reading

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