Off the Top of My Head
Here I am waiting on inspiration, or my editor to finish my second manuscript, trying very hard to work on other stories I have drafted. Staring at a blank page is daunting. The first word runs around my brain as all the distractions in the world chase it. Nothing stalls writing more than telling yourselfContinue reading “Patience Or Procrastination”
A quote from the musical Rent states something like, “The opposite of war isn’t peace. It’s creation.” So here I am speaking about creating things. As a machinist, I actually make things everyday, and as an author I have created a book, more to follow hopefully. None of this do I feel actually balances myContinue reading “Creation As A Cause”
The two enemy spaceships danced about their deadly game, spitting their destructive energies and striking out with claws of precision steel as they spun about each other. Suddenly one of the tiny evil children of its parent found a weakness in its prey, and the unfortunate Eastern Alliance ship Bahamut broke apart in a silentContinue reading “A Little Jazz”
Most of my characters tell me what they do in the situations I put them into. It’s like I am running a massive RPG in my head. It isn’t that I hear them, but I often have issues getting the recalcitrant creations of my vivid imagination to do what the plot calls for. Alan PierceContinue reading “I Think Therefore They Missed”
It has been a week of being more productive at work than writing, as I start several blog posts but finish none. My writing has consisted of opening my current project and staring at it, but I haven’t stopped just not progressed. I do feel that I may be doing too much at once, andContinue reading “Start And Stop And Start Again”
Let us take one journey, and again I am no Biblical scholar, merely a questor for knowledge. I accept two suppositions about God our Father. One God is infinite and two God is Perfect. in·fi·nite ˈinfənət/adjective 1. limitless or endless in space, extent, or size; impossible to measure or calculate. “the infinite mercy of God”Continue reading “The Power Of God”
The week hasn’t been very productive and my current working story is going a little left. Working through these issues can be daunting, but writing goes on. Just as this isn’t the post I meant for today, that one wont come out of my brain, but still I write. Tonight is a gaming night, myContinue reading “Happy Friday”
Tom Smith wrote a song called “I want my music on Napster.”, back when Napster was a file sharing service Tom is a Filk singer with several compellations to his name. Filk is a genre of music attached to the SF&F community. I have been told the word came from a misprint of the wordContinue reading “I Don’t Want To Be Famous”
In 1977 I, as an eleven year old, stood in line to see Star Wars. I wasn’t alone as the que wrapped around the Eastwood theater. That year I shared a common experience with my friends as we repeatedly went to see this movie. I came to a point where I could recite the scriptContinue reading “May The 4th Be With You”
My thoughts on a topic that most people seem to want to avoid, Hell, you know, fire and brimstone, red skinned devils with pitchforks flaying the poor souls that have defied a vengeful god. There are several words used in the Bible that have been translated to “Hell”. Hades is the god of the GreekContinue reading “Oh Hell”
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