All posts tagged: life

Writer’s Block and Branding

I am stuck AGAIN. I was actually working on chapter 20 of “A Feral Affair” when I just couldn’t figure out how to get it done. It’s ridiculous considering that I’m already four pages in, and I finished an important part of the chapter (that I have no idea where to place). There’s also the issue of clearing up some unanswered plot elements that I almost forgot about because I’m absent minded like that. I think I just need a moment to sit down and, well, think and then maybe I can come up with something concrete. The reason I say that having writer’s block is ridiculous is because I write for a living. I spend hours writing daily as a journalist. I basically pen essays as a source of income, yet I can’t get one measly chapter to come together. It’s driving me insane honestly. That aside, I’m also working on branding myself better. I used to just throw things together as I went along, but that’s not a good look. I’ve been putting …

Cheers to 2013

The last day of 2013 is tomorrow (For those of us in specific regions of the world anyways), and while most people are complaining about how terrible 2013 was, I have to say that 2013 was a wonderful year. Actually, have you noticed that for some people every year was the worst year and the next year will be “their year” only to end up being called the worst year at the end? I don’t get that. But I digress. Despite the many drawbacks of 2013, reliving them will do nothing but create a sour outlook on life. There was a picture on facebook that became the inspiration behind this post. It said to take a jar at the beginning of the year and every time something good happens write it down, put it in the jar and at the end of the year you should have a jar filled with nothing but good memories. I can’t remember everything that happened this year but I have a good enough memory to share a lot of …