Writing For Writing’s Sake

Below is an excerpt from an interview with Literary Orphan’s editor, Mike Joyce. I like this particular answer of his so much because I’m so tired of the same old tired advice you hear/read from writers: “write every day.” Why? You can write crap all day long but if it’s crap and you’re just filling pages why waste your time and energy? Writing when you’re not inspired is excruciating. Writing when you’re inspired is a joy or a sorrow or a catharsis. Go out into the world and experience, live your life, soak it all in. Inspiration will follow when … Continue reading Writing For Writing’s Sake

Newsy News

Earlier today I was shaking my head over the fact that it’s already February. January flew by even though I feel like I spent almost all of it indoors because of the freezing weather we’ve been having here where we are not used to waking up to frozen fountains and freeze burned tropical plants. My backyard looks like it was napalmed and I’m trying to get my attitude set for a major clean-up come March. I figure I have March and most of April to chop down the dead banana trees and gingers and rake up beaucoup bamboo leaves and … Continue reading Newsy News