The Idea Book

Stephen King once said, “The writer’s notebook is the best way to immortalize bad ideas.”  And sure, I’ll be bold enough to say it: Mr. King, I humbly disagree.  Not like he and I have had this debate in person.  If we did, that would be pretty damn awesome. I think that, in addition to […]

I’m Alive! Hoo-RAY!

I’ve been missing in action, and not the good Chuck Norris kind where I’m being tortured by the infamous General Quoc. The last few months have been one long repetitive circle: wake up, go to work, come home, fall asleep, do it all over again the next day.  Lather, rinse, repeat. I’m also looking to […]

Mental Adjustments

Some good news: my company hired me a few weeks ago to take over for the coordinator of our landscape division.  I’ve been on the job for the last two weeks, and it’s been a blast, even the hectic parts. Some bad news: I’m in a transitional phase right now as I shift out of […]

Detox, and I’ve Got a Novel to Write

Caution: I’m writing this with very little sleep. It might not make sense, even to me…   I’m listening to Deadmau5 as I write this. I’m in a Coffee Bean in northern LA. Surrounding me are likely other writers screaming about the patriarchy that is Trumpistan. They’re bitching about corporate corruption to the cyber-verse echo […]

Yes, I’m Still Alive

Wow! It’s been months since my last blog entry. Never mind you guys wondering if I’m alive. Is anyone out there still awake?   The last couple of months have been very busy and hectic. I’ve been trying to get a better grip on the work-life-writing balance. The day job has been overwhelming this spring, […]