Advice to my 20-year-old self at age 30

Advice to my 20-year-old self at age 30

I’ve been a little depressed the last couple of weeks. Maybe it’s because I’m turning thirty and life didn’t turn out the way I expected. I don’t own a home. I don’t drive a fancy car. I don’t have a wife, kids, or a dog....
It’s been twenty years.

It’s been twenty years.

I thought about writing something pertaining to pop culture today like I usually do, but that just didn’t feel appropriate. It’s been twenty years since the attack of 9/11. At the time, I was just nine years old–a fourth grader in Mr. Keeler’s...
I quit my job to be a full-time author

I quit my job to be a full-time author

Yeesh. Well, here we go. For over a year, I worked at a company that I enjoyed a lot. It sold a product that I believe in, taught me a ton about my profession, and introduced me to a lot of new friends. It was kind of the perfect place to work. So why did I leave?...
August 2021 Writing Update

August 2021 Writing Update

Awakened – ~57,000 words, approximately 1/2 of first draft July was a productive month! Still had the chance to go back and edit some things that I had written before, but mostly it was a chance to move forward. On some days, I steamrolled and wrote as much as...