Depression and creativity
fantasy fiction, humor, Writing

Writing: How to write the Chosen One

This is often seen in fantasy fiction. The Chosen One. So use it. Go with it. And here is a guideline on how to do that. Make them male Just going to put that out there. And often white. Make them a young, white, male. Farmboy or lowly servant Make them start from simple beginnings.… Continue reading Writing: How to write the Chosen One

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What's your story
humor, the quest, traditional publishing, Writing

Adventures in traditional publishing: Query

So I self-publish. And I have since the economy tanked and every agent letter I received back said 'due to the economy ... but this quite good'. So I just did it myself and make every mistake along the way but mistakes just make you better. And I am trying now to pick up my… Continue reading Adventures in traditional publishing: Query

Inspirobot
humor

InspiroBot throws down some wisdom for us all

I play around with InspiroBot from time to time to amuse myself. It is an AI that randomly makes 'motivational' quotes. So enjoy the throwdown of profound wisdom On creating art Throwing down some truth here What about Zombies, eh? I concur. This is my motto for marriage On the journey fo life. A perfect… Continue reading InspiroBot throws down some wisdom for us all

Diagonally parked in parallel universe
humor, random, The life

Are you sure you’re not a fictional character?

You're so awesome; are you sure you're not a fictional character? This is the most common question I get asked. I know, I exude awesomeness. And it seems like that sort of awesomeness couldn't exist in the real world. But it does. Okay, maybe people never point out my awesomeness or speculate on my realness.… Continue reading Are you sure you’re not a fictional character?

My cat Franky
fantasy fiction, humor, Writing

Writing: What pets to put into your fantasy

I have written books with pets before. And it is a great concept. I love my pets in the 'real world' so of course, it makes sense some characters would have a pet they adore in their world. In your writing have you considered putting a pet into your fantasy fiction? Here are some pet ideas… Continue reading Writing: What pets to put into your fantasy

About Writing, humor, Writing

How to not write a book

Start writing Take a break and look at Facebook Grab a caffeinated drink. Back to writing a different story because an idea popped into your head Respond to a notification on Facebook because it was an interesting conversation you had commented on. Realize it had turned into Politics. Make inflammatory political remark for fun. Watch… Continue reading How to not write a book