Category: Random Generalizations & Observations

Books, Reading, & Libraries, News, Updates & Happenings, Random Generalizations & Observations

Weekly News Update & Reading List 09/29/17 – Pretzel Buns Edition

Pretzel Buns

There isn’t much news this week, other than to say that Hunted Fate releases in paperback on 10/17 and I’m soon going to start running some giveaways and promotions. Stay tuned. In other news… Warning: Food rant incoming. Why have pretzel buns become so hard to find in stores? They used to be everywhere. Now …

Creativity Boosting & Inspiration, Productivity & Time Management, Random Generalizations & Observations

Good Things Happened When I Killed the TV


Over the years, I’ve gone through phases where I experiment with cutting the TV cord for a while. Each time, I notice several areas of my life improve. Inevitably, though, I become weak and TV slips back into my life like some recurrent addiction that I cannot shake. Recently, however, I’ve gone the longest ever …

Random Generalizations & Observations

Why We Grieve For People We Didn’t Know (And Why It’s Okay)


I hear you thinking… “Wait. Aren’t you a writer, not a psychologist? Why on earth would you write about this?” Two reasons: First, I’ve been trying to sort out my own insanity lately and, second, I think writers and other creatives may be more susceptible to this than others. I think there’s a need to …

Creativity Boosting & Inspiration, Random Generalizations & Observations, Writing Tips & Career Advice

When Art Touches Your Soul


It’s entirely possible that I’m alone in what I’m about to write. But, knowing my share of artists, writers, actors, and other creative types, I have a strong feeling that I’m not alone. And if I am alone, then I apologize for saddling you with my personal brand of insanity. So what’s on today’s menu …

News, Updates & Happenings, Random Generalizations & Observations

Weekly News Update 08/11/17 – Cooking Therapy Edition


This isn’t the usual reading and news update. First, because I’ve been doing very little reading this week. I’ve started a new novel, one that’s not part of my Fate series. It’s not even one that I’ve had on the back burner for a few months. It’s one that came to me with a boom, …