Category Archives: Writing

The Pursuit of Idleness

A few years ago, Will Smith starred in a movie for the first time with his son called The Pursuit of Happyness. Note, it's purposely misspelled - for more information see the movie. In the film he plays the role of real life Chris Gardner who is endeavoring to get a job and break out…
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My first rejection

Many years ago I was trying to get better in softball and I asked a buddy of mine for advice on hitting. He said, "Only one thing to remember about hitting. Always swing hard in case you hit the ball." While that advice seems overly simplistic, I have found it applies in many areas of…
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Basilisk Book 2 Project update

This week I have continued working in my spare time on the second installment in the Basilisk book series. I just completed the rough draft on Chapter 3. It finished up at 4,666 words. Pretty crazy ending in 666 huh? The prelude, and Chapters 1 and 2 are already completed. I'm pleased with Chapter 3…
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How can you help?

As you may know, at the time of this writing, I am in the beginning processes of launching my career as a professional writer. Whether or not I ever write professionally full time remains up in the air. However the first step in that process is getting myself published. I have completed my first full…
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