I cannot say I didn’t, I can only admit that I did That I was the fire that burned, when I needed to be the water that cooled I seek understanding, not necessarily forgiveness That I am in no way without fault, fear or mistakes I will own them, to be better because of them …Continue reading "The Crash, Burn and Reflection"
Everyone remembers a good story, from the ones told around a camp fire, told by that uncle that just knew how to spin a yarn. Stories help us feel the world around us. They can teach, entertain, and take us out of our own story to experience another. Some real life stories have more drama …Continue reading "Everyone is a Storyteller – Time to Find Mine"
I am trying to find a starting point to tell this story and the problem I have is that there are many ways to come into this narrative. In reality the bigger problem is finding the sweetspot that best introduces these characters to the audience. The pilot of Mad Men is a great example of …Continue reading "Finding a Starting Point"
Over the last few weeks I have struggled with trying to write stories in a script format. It is funny because I don’t think of myself as a writer but with a script I am trying to learn how to compartmentalize elements from descriptions to actions and dialog. I have struggled with it because I don’t know …Continue reading "Visual Writing"
There is no one way to do anything and in creating a characters there are a few ways to approach it. The 2 ways I am focusing on are developing all the details of who your characters from the beginning. SO this means going back in time before your story starts to figure out what …Continue reading "Making My Characters Feel Real"
I have written for a few sites and it is always fun and frustrating. I did OK in English but I never thought of myself as a writer until that is what I started doing. I am still learning be my own best editor and it is hard as frack (this is for all those …Continue reading "Mussings on the Past and What is to Come"
To job or not to job, that is the path I will find the equation to settle this math A few directions are open each scary and new Should I travel to a job or start to run through If I were to work what should I do Shall I make my way to …Continue reading "To Job or Not to Job"
There are always rules to follow, the give our society the framework that it is built upon. I was thinking about the good, happy, laughter, calm, frustration, doubt and fear and I thought about all the little lessons that I have learned from the road to this point. This is my basis, my foundation for …Continue reading "My Rules to Engage in the Battle Ahead"
What causes attention spans to decline A society to forget the line When we see what exists We get distracted by what we can’t miss Welcome to the digital age Where real-time is our one and only mage It works it’s magic spell Till we all fell To the embrace of what we can’t uncase …Continue reading "No Attention"
It is going to be a brand new year and usually instead of feeling hopeful my frustration gets the better of me. I usually don’t celebrate on New Year’s Eve because I have always been a lone wolf and I tend to focus on all my mistakes instead of looking ahead. Well not this year, …Continue reading "The Line to Draw"