Tag: personal

[WriYe Blogging Circle] Time is On My Side…

Main Prompt: Life is busy, sometimes often insane. How do you find the time to write within your life? The title is a lie; time is not on my side. And that, I think, is why I am successful at writing or… Read More

[WriYe Blogging Circle] A Rose By Any Other Name

Topic: Real name vs pen name? Is one better than the other? Why or why not? For me, it depends on a few things: How hard is your name to spell, pronounce and remember. You can use your real name if it… Read More

[30 Questions for Writers] It’s Been a Hard Day’s Night…

Life has this way of getting to you. For me, the end of the semester consumes most of my time (in my non-writing life, I work in academia) and therefore, I disappear. But commencement is over, the first rush of summer paperwork… Read More

Ya Can’t Please Everyone, So Ya Got To Please Yourself

For this month’s WriYe Blogging Circle, we go straight to the root of the problem: Why did you start writing?Bonus:How has your writing improved since you first started? What would you still like to improve? So, let’s get back to the beginning…. Read More

Wake Up… Run for Your Life with Me

Or just for your word count. (And sorry, the Foo Fighters are my favorite band so you’ll see them referenced often throughout the year.) Back in 2015, I took up running. I had to lose weight and as much as I loved… Read More

Takin’ Care of Business and Working Overtime

Let me just share, for a moment, my weekday schedule: 6:00 am – Up for work, getting myself and baby ready (with assistance from the spouse).7:41 am – Train one to work.7:59 am – Train two to work. Baby has stopped napping… Read More

In My Next Thirty (-two) Years…

Yesterday was my birthday. For me, after the excitement of birthdays in the dorm at college (where us forensic science students could write whole lab reports on how to properly dilute everclear), these recent birthdays have been uneventful. Work, home, cheers with… Read More