I like to imagine the existence of alternate realities, especially in relation to my own life. Many times, it give me hope. I don't like to think that alternate realities spin off of every decision, like a new reality coming into existence because I decided to have a grilled cheese sandwich with my cup of … Continue reading Alternate reality mind games
Woke up this morning with an idea for a painting in my head. When I got to my sketchbook and tried it, I had a "What was I thinking?" moment. It was bad. Epic fail. Really glad I hadn't just run for the easel and tried it on the canvas there with the canvas I … Continue reading Turn the canvas
This is a hard post to write. Why? Because I see myself as never good enough. Writing a post like this demands that I admit it. People around me would be shocked if they knew how deeply this runs to my core. After all, I was valedictorian of my graduating class and voted most likely … Continue reading Never good enough?
Because you will choose how you define 2020 and your life.
Here in the states, we are celebrating Thanksgiving today. I know I have readers from many different countries, so today I would like to share my Thanksgiving with all of you, whether you are in the U.S. or not. I certainly have many things to be grateful for. Thank you for being a reader of … Continue reading A Day for Giving Thanks
As I'm finishing up with Prince of the Ruined Land, I've only had a couple moments to work on my comics. When I went to open up the next page I'd sketched out some time ago, I got the very laughable reminder that sometimes things just don't work out. I opened up this page and … Continue reading Talking Heads
I lost my word count writing streak on Wednesday. I was so depressed that I really wanted to quit. I had no energy left. I went to bed. After spending all afternoon holding back the tears, I really wanted to cry myself to sleep. Of course, then the tears wouldn't come. It's truly devastating to … Continue reading Progress – March 12, 2018
Happy eclipse day! If you are somewhere with a good viewing position, please stay safe and sane out there. All of your senses are worth taking care of. Fiction words written last week: 8,535 words Blogs/Newsletter articles/non-fiction written: 3,956 words Writing month to date total: 22,107 words Writing year to date total: 248,536 words. I am less … Continue reading Progress – 08/21/17
Last time, I talked about The Dip. Strangely enough, shortly after I posted the blog, I found an illustration on my journey into the dip. Here it is: In case you can't read it, I'll tell you what it says. The first little lady walks into the dip saying, "Cool, I'm an artist." She gets … Continue reading My Illustrated Dip