Camp NaNo – Week 1 – Summary and Wisdom

Except for writing up a few blog posts, I've taken a break from NaNo writing today. I went outside for the first time in forever, capturing some pretty awesome pictures of life, if I do say so myself, and enjoying the perfect spring air. It's been so long since I've been able to roam outside … Continue reading Camp NaNo – Week 1 – Summary and Wisdom

Camp NaNoWriMo – Day 1 & 2 Update

My word count goal for April is 65k. Before y'all beat me over the head with your laptops, I'm finishing up the ending of my already 60k masterpiece and then rewriting/editing the beginning 3/4 that I haven't touched in about 2 months.

Writing Update – New Stories?

I'm writing actively again! Yay! In a previous post, I talked about life and writing. The post was riddled with self doubt, sadness, and writer's block. Now two weeks later I've got a new writing project under way, and dearly loved, while I'm taking a break from regular writing stuff. I've been seeing a lot … Continue reading Writing Update – New Stories?

Wind, Sand, and Stars – Book Review

I love the snapshots, characters, and little stories that he folds into this story. At first they didn't seem connected but I began to realize that every little story he told, gave us a vision into his worldview. His explanations for human nature, for the ways of the sky and the sea, built upon the tragedies he's seen and walked through as a pilot.

By That Window – Poem

It was by that window where dreams came true, where life was fought and life was lost. The cherry wood sill, stained with blood and paint worn by warm hands, pens, and carved by relentless tears.