Tag: write

Day #1: 10K words/day

Spoiler alert: this does not have a happy ending. I set the challenge for myself, and I was going to do it: write 10,000 words every day this week. So, I woke up. I guzzled a coffee. I turned on my computer. I was ready to go. Then I realized I had to write with the speed of a gazelle…

Read This: Cool Articles, Blogs, and Internet Things

https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/8674634/posts/3112 In the article “It’s Always Plan B,” the author briefly discusses teaching in a prison. He begins with the poignant line “Never forget where you are” and ends with “And why you’re there.” http://www.relevantmagazine.com/slices/dad-tried-scare-his-toddler-dressing-darth-vader-things-dont-go-planned This is no article. “It’s a trap!” you might say. But it’s really just a funny video. Just click it. Trust me. https://www.brainpickings.org/2013/12/16/writers-wakeup-times-literary-productivity-visualization/ This one’s…

What’s Batman Really Hiding in His Utility Belt?

Batman is everyman’s hero. He wasn’t born with any superpowers; he doesn’t have any special abilities. He just uses what he was born with, getting by on his detective skills, brute strength, and martial arts knowledge. But wait, wait there’s more… Fortunately, he was also born with a massive monetary inheritance that afforded him a bat-mobile, new decorations for the…

Writing Challenge: Steve Harvey’s Mustache

Yesterday it happened. It’s the same thing that happens to us all in moments of darkness and despair, those epochs of woefully terrifying boredom. That’s right. I watched daytime TV.