Monday Monthly Mop-up

Welcome to Monday Monthly Mop-up where we take a quick moment to look back on the last month’s highlights and give you a sneak peek into what is to come. February Highlights Sy & Silent Jei broke 150 followers Most Popular Post: Dusting off the Manuscript Most Popular Tweet: He wrapped himself in the anonymity of…

Sunday Side Quest (#6)

Music has magical properties. It can haunt your mind, pierce your heart and buzz in your ear for days. All of this because of the combination of words and melody. My week has been filled with a plethora of different songs, artists and genres in my ears. It is this sing-a-long marathon that has inspired…

To Outline or Not to Outline

  Creativity is a fickle beast. Even those born with the natural affinity to create are subject to the ebb and flow of their internal muse. Writers are no different. Subjected to deadlines, writer’s block and dried up inspiration, we too struggle. In some corner of our mind, we rationalize that if the story wishes…

Sunday Side Quest (#5)

Laughing Out Loud Laughter is contagious. When someone begins to roar in laughter near you, the instinct to smile or join in is natural. Immediately you want in on the joke. You want to participate in that momentary joy. This weekend Jei and I made our way to the movie theater to watch John Wick…

Taming the Chaos of Our Writing

Life is chaos. The whirlwind of existence will forever thwart our plans, hinder our intentions and throw the proverbial monkey wrench at us at the most inopportune times. Through experience and mistakes, we all tend to develop a kind of balancing act to keep our heads above water. While we would like to pride ourselves…