Excuses, Excuses

So it seems that “mega-author” John Scalzi is having trouble getting writing in–because of President Trump, and recent bad weather (which did not directly impact where he lives.) Author Brian Niemeier already commented on this development far better than I can, and his post triggered Scalzi so much that he publicly called out Brian (and…

Originality Versus Creativity

There was a great article that was shared around a few weeks ago, titled “Stop trying to ‘be original’ and strive to be prolific instead,” which discusses the importance of being prolific as a writer, making the point that contrary to what some literary circles say, being prolific does not mean a lower quality of work.…

So, What’s Next?

While I realize this title could refer to a number of things, including the current political situation, or the threat Islam poses to the civilized world, today I’m choosing not to talk about last night’s terror attack in Manchester, England (because there’s nothing to say that I and other intelligent people haven’t already said. No,…