I try and make a habit of keeping my personal political beliefs to myself. Not out of distaste for genuine discussion, but rather in the attempt cut down on the “noise” that fills social media feeds and water cooler conversations. The more I think about it however, I fear that reservation shown by myself […]
If January was any hint, 2017 is going to be a hectic year. My February calendar is already starting to look uncomfortably packed and March is looking worse. As things ramp up at work and my fiancé and I get closer to our wedding in September I want to make sure that I don’t lose sight […]
Two weeks ago FX debuted the premier for it’s latest primetime drama, Taboo. A period piece set 1800s Britain, Taboo revealed little and promised less in the months leading up to episode one. The preceding promo spots were, at times, painfully cryptic. They revealed little and promised less, choosing rather to rely on the names of […]
Some time ago a writing mentor explained to me that the brains of writers are split into two categories: The Architects and The Gardeners. Architects are meticulous planners. If you ask to take a peak through their prep material you’ll find detailed character notes matched succinctly with plot outlines. They carefully plan and build their […]
Towards the end of last year I spent a good deal of time thinking about how and what I write. I feel like a lot of good insights out that exercise. As a result I’ve set a bunch of goals for myself in 2017 based on what I learned.