What is voice? Is it really a thing? Does it really matter that much? It's one of those things that's never readily apparent in your writing unless it's nonexistent.
A petulant night visitor returns.
Weekly childhood journeys along the North Branch Trail inspire a lifelong love of adventure.
For a long time, I had this idea that someday, on some undetermined future date, that I would run a marathon. It was the kind of empty promise I would often make to myself.
A look into a writer's struggle to emerge from the anonymity of a hobbyist.
I was most at peace in the dead barrens
The three blocks to his apartment felt like more of a journey than they should have been. Even taking the shortcut through the alley, Antonio couldn't shake the feeling that some immortal god had rearranged reality to spite him. Had he taken a wrong turn? Had he blacked out? No! He wasn't some lightweight teenager anymore. But something wasn't right. He should have been on his street by now. Drunk or not, he knew his way around the neighborhood.
Rose finds herself a prisoner with no recollection of the recent past or how she got to where she is. Who put her there? Why is she being held captive?
From a young age, many of us are faced with a seemingly simple yet life-defining question: What do you want to be when you grow up?
I've recently started to read the Bible, the King James Version to be exact. It's a nice little leather-bound book with gilded edges. I've had it for ages, well since I was last in college well over ten years ago, the exact date of purchase is lost to memory. What I can remember is the …
Dwelling on the perfection of days long gone past
For as long as this blog has been a thing, it has been mainly about writing. I am, as you might know, a writer and writing is one of the few topics I feel I am knowledgeable enough to write about. But see, that's part of the problem.
I definitely understand the basics of how freelance writing can produce a living outside of traditional work, albeit a very tenuous and perhaps meager one. However, while writing is in the job description and is technically the core tenet of this profession, what you must understand before attempting to undertake this new endeavor is that there are a great number of other skills which must be mastered before achieving any sort of success in this field.
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