Writing Progress Report

In a recent post I stated my intention of applying the most basic rule to my writing, being "get her done." In other words, get in my chair and write, daily. I set a goal of two hours a day. I have averaged pretty close to that, however, most of my work was done during… Continue reading Writing Progress Report

It’s Not Who You Are

We can choose to be identified by our past or we can have faith to move beyond it. As I commit myself to working on my novel again, I am having to deal with demons of the past. "You won't follow through." "You've failed before." "What makes you think you can do it this time?"… Continue reading It’s Not Who You Are

The pain passes but the beauty remains

I have been in a lot of pain recently. For some reason my neck is giving me trouble. Today I thought about the artist, who, crippled by arthritis continued to paint the great cathedrals in Europe. When someone asked him why, he responded, "The pain passes, but the beauty remains." Writing requires discipline, persistence, all… Continue reading The pain passes but the beauty remains