A Killer of Craft

I would dare say that one of the major killers of writers, or any craft, is television.  It’s so seductive.  Clearly it is better to sit down and relax after a long days work.  Whether you’ve spent your day in the office, doing manual labor, or tending kids – at the end of the day…

How I Discovered I Was A Writer Part 2

Now that I knew I could be a writer, I needed a game plan. First off, to be honest, habits are hard to break.  I still daydreamed off and on.  Then there was the whole needing to manage my time and develop the discipline to just do it (aka not being lazy!).  Writing is enjoyable,…

How I Discovered I Was A Writer Part 1

Have you ever been surrounded by extremely talented people and you realize you are a bit out of place?  Welcome to my life. I am the fourth child of eight children. All of them have visible talent. Art, singing, writing. Often times all three. I would say that they had a natural talent but also…