Fooling around on mental playgrounds

I have always wanted to be the best. It's not uncommon for people to feel uneasy about criticism. It's natural to not want to open yourself up about it. I'm no different. I tend to remember the critical moments first before the happier ones and whether I mean for them to or not, those negative moments Read more [...]

Writing and World of Darkness

Things have been crazy lately. An update on Nanowrimo is that I met their word count and even went over it with my final product being approximately 175,000 words, but I still have a long way to go. Maybe it's not as long as I'm making it out to be, but it feels like there's going to be a bit of a slog Read more [...]

My Devotion to the Cult of Overwork

I don't know what it is, but for some reason I'm just exhausted lately. All of the things that I can normally do has just become so tough and I've watched helplessly as my mood spirals downward. I feel sometimes like I'm clinging to a precipice and there's so little that I can do to pull myself up. People Read more [...]

A Few Words on Writing and Deadlines

I was asked a question the other day that I didn't have an answer to. I was asked if I ever wrote just for pleasure without a deadline as I always set really strict deadlines for myself even when I'm writing my own projects. The truth of the matter is that I don't really write without a deadline any Read more [...]

Working Hard Doesn’t Mean Hardly Working

It seems like most people are stuck in a rut these days. I hear complaints almost daily about how it is hard for people to pull themselves out of whatever hole they've found themselves in. While I can empathize, I always get a little annoyed when people complain about their situation and then say there Read more [...]