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.
The beautiful thing about writing is that it has the ability to be expressed across a multitude of mediums. With the rise of social media outlets such as Instagram there has emerged an entirely new breed of writers: those who craft their works in 140 characters or are limited to the space inside a single post. Studying […]
He needs two things. A wedge to start and an axe to finish. With those two things he can warm the family all winter. That is not why he does it though. The woodcutter does it for himself. He does it for the ability to escape, if only for a moment, the world around him. […]
I wrote this pulled over on the side of I-90 last weekend. Heading east over the mountains, towards my parents homestead, early in the morning, the clouds had just broken over the mountain tops letting the rising sun slice into existence. Sometimes things hit you in a way that you have no choice but to stop […]
For the past five years I have building a blog called Wanna-Be Writer. It started as a project when I was a sophomore in collegem intended to be a blog on writing for other writers. To my surprise it had a measure of mild success at one point with a loyal and participatory audience. Around the […]