The Importance of Music When Writing

The Importance Of Music When Writing I’ve touched on this subject once before. At the risk of rehashing old material, I thought I’d go over this again. Why? Because you should never underestimate the value of music when you’re writing. I know, some people can’t concentrate without total silence. In my house, total silence is …

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Selecting Your Setting

Setting Selection One of the biggest decisions we make as authors when we prepare our next project is the setting. I know, that doesn’t sound like a big decision but believe me, it is. After all, it’s the backdrop in which your entire story will be written. Choosing the right setting can make or break …

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Chasing the Dream!

Chasing the Dream We’re all chasing something in life. For some of us, it the dream to be a successful writer. For others, it could be finding the perfect person to spend their life with. Others, maybe to make it as a band. It’s different for us all. For me, the goal has always been …

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Horror: Expectation versus Reality

Horror: Expectations versus Reality We’ve all seen movies and television shows, where the characters react in unrealistic ways.  “Oh, no! The ax-wielding psychopath is chasing us! Let’s split up!” That’s just one example. We could all name more, but that’s just the big obvious one. Then there are other tropes of horror movies where certain …

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The Inevitable Tangent

The Inevitable Tangent It’s happened to me on many occasions. I sit down to start working on a project and I get distracted. I find myself going off on a tangent. It’s easy to do. Hell, most of the time I don’t even realize I’m doing it. I feel like a cat sometimes, easily distracted …

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Writing Distractions

Writing Distractions I don’t think I need to tell anyone whose ever spent any time trying to write about this problem, yet here I am. One of the biggest problems with writing is distractions. They might come in the form of family duties, your “day job”, the internet, Facebook or other Social Media, YouTube, or …

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