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Tent Revival: What I’ve learned so far

  New image for Tent Revival. This is the planned book cover. I never really had much of an idea of what I wanted this to look like but put it together piece by piece. The book itself now stands at 56000 words and counting. It’s the biggest project I’ve worked on to date. I […]

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As my Father Taught, so do I

Hard work is important, as many a father might say But just as important is the way he acts The things he shares to large and accepting eyes The things that make a man who he is Not power or might, but humbleness, kindness, understating of another’s plight A man is sometimes taught to be […]

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Later today, I will post the remainder of Lost Hope: a sci-fi/horror story

Stay tuned for the remainder of this story. I had a lot of fun writing it and I hope you enjoy. So, it will be here in a few short hours. Thank you. Edmund

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Scrivener or no?

I’ve been talking to several writers and the one thing they all seem to tell me is, Scrivener will change your life. I’m thinking of trying this life-changing event. It comes with a free trial on the latte site. So, what do I have to lose? maybe my sanity but there isn’t much to lose […]

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Word to the wise, never go full on Elvis before stretching first!

Today I was trying to make the long daytime job a little more interesting. So, I decided, or maybe was coerced, to perform karaoke to Elvis’ Jailhouse Rock. I performed with gusto and finished with a karate kick to make any Elvis impersonator proud. Later, when I went to my karate class, I noticed a […]

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On How I write

Writing, for me, has been a journey. Poetry was my first love, then came short stories. But I stopped there for some reason. Actually three reasons. They are all well-adjusted adults now. But I can’t blame my family for the reasons I stopped writing. Besides, I’ve journaled for years and continued to write the occasional […]

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On reading to make a better writer

When I became serious about writing a few years ago, I would read a book maybe once or twice a year. Last year alone, I devoured about fifty novels and novellas, read over a hundred short ┬ástories and poems, countless posts and newsletters. I have become consumed with reading. To the point I watch very […]

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Deep Space Terror

What if you were the only passenger left on a deep space vessel? Where the captain has a godlike complex and thinks he’s the one a prophecy was based on. What if you were going to have his child against your will? All things come to a terrifying end, as my novella will be finished […]

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ART, LIVELINESS, AND BACK TO THE TENT.

The definition of liveliness is to be outgoing and energetic. the definition of art is the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or more than ordinary significance. I feel my writing, drawing, poetry, music. Whatever gets me in the mood to create, is the most significant thing […]