• Stages of Self Editing

  • Progress not Perfection

    At the end of every month, I tally up all my work. As I’ve progressed through my writing life, I’ve set higher and higher goals for myself and this was when I would find out how I measured up. Recently, though, I’ve found that it wasn’t as important to count every single word. Instead, I […]

  • Book Binder Layout

             This year I’ve taken on another type of writing project; a non-fiction book on the writing process. My original outline for this had literally every step of the journey, and I realized that it would be waaayyyy too much for one book. So, I pruned it down and thought I’d go one step at […]

  • Motivation and Support

    I have a great group of friends. Most of them have been in my life for the last eight years. It seems like a lifetime. I don’t know where I’d be without them. Or who I’d be for that matter. It’s very important to surround yourself with good people when you have goals and the […]

  • The Local Music Scene

    I go to a lot of local shows in Dallas and Fort Worth. Mostly because I follow one band in particular (Navajo. you should check them out, I think they’re the best) but also because I really love live music and the atmosphere I get submerged in. Big concerts with huge crowds are fun too, […]

  • Progress Report

    Since the beginning of this year, I have made important changes in how I manage my time and pursue my passion. I have developed some great habits and made real progress in my projects. I’m pretty proud of myself and that has been a very welcome change in my life. Most importantly, I have weekly […]

  • A Love Poem

    *Because everyone needs a little bit of cheese in their lives.*   When there is no light, you’re there to help me see You are my rhythm when I can’t find the beat You bring me a smile when nothing goes right The one to get a laugh when happiness takes flight   The world […]

  • The Mascot

    “Why would I ever go out with a pizza-faced nerd like you!”

  • Years in the Future

    My box is rather hot and stuffy today. It must be summer.

  • A Setting

    Or you could climb higher, and climbing higher is better.