Well, I haven’t blogged in two weeks. May did not go how I intended.
Not only did I enormously fail at trying to blog every single day, I also failed at something else that I was really excited about. My Kickstarter.
The Amazing Redbee is my all-ages graphic novel that I put up on Kickstarter. My plan was to break up the graphic novel into three individual issues to not only cut down on printing costs, but to also try and build an audience. I received a few backers within the first week of the campaign, but as time went on, there wasn’t any activity on it. But something else happened. Continue reading
When I grow up I want to be a hack writer.
I doubt many aspiring authors and creators ever uttered those words. Some of us might not even known what a hack writer is. To misquote Fitzgerald, in my younger and more vulnerable years, I was given writing advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind recently. The truth of the matter is hack writers got paid. Continue reading
You know, trying to stay up to date with the blog, trying to write an entry every single day, is a little more difficult than I anticipated but not for the reason some might think.
Here I am sitting down at my desk, writing this, unsure what I’m going to blog about today, but not really worrying about it. Continue reading
Earlier today I watched Jerry Seinfeld: Comedian.
I should’ve been writing, but I saw a clip of it on Twitter and it made me want to watch the whole documentary.
It was made in the early 2000s, a couple of years after the end of Seinfeld’s show, and shows him and a younger comedian as they make the rounds. Continue reading
Is there such a thing as writer’s block?
“Of course there’s such a thing as writer’s block,” someone might say. “How dare you!?”
The obvious reply, one that is used by many, is do plumbers get plumber’s block? Do chefs get chef’s block? Does a football player get sport’s block?
Then, of course, the obvious retort to that reply is, “But those aren’t creative! I’m an artiest! I need the muse.” Continue reading