Tag Archives: Writer

The Next Chapter In My Professional Life

I started this blog a few years ago to explore ┬áthe creativity that I’d been afraid to exercise. I’m happy with the results. I didn’t realize how important it was to my psyche to flex these creative muscles. Writing makes me happy in a profound way. Unfortunately, I’ve also realized that NOT writing for a period of time makes me very unhappy. (The Queen has got it figured out. I know that I’m not fun to be around when she asks me if I need to leave the house for an hour and go write.)

Continue reading

Advertisements

8 Comments

Filed under Open Notebook

A Guy Walks Into a Cliche… (In a Bar…)

I’m enjoying a quick getaway to NYC with The Queen. As we visited a friend’s new bar (the awesome E’s Bar- check it out!) I became a walking cliche. Chatting with the bar’s manager, I may have said, “I work in insurance but I’m really focused on my writing…”

Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Open Notebook

30 Days of Write

Alright- June 1st. This blog has been up and running for almost 4 months. I’ve posted around 35 pieces in that time. Better progress than the last 20 years (with a count of… oh, say… 0!) I’m enjoying the writing. I’ve figured some things out related to my creative process. I’m emotionally invested in this process. (If you’re interested in the story of my journey to unlock my creative side, check out the posts in my “Open Notebook” category…)

I’m happy about where I’m at- but I’m not at a point where writing is something I do every day- or even every other day. I feel fulfilled and content when I’m working on something (or have just completed it) but I’m not spending enough of my time on this thing that is clearly a priority for me. So- what do I do now?

Continue reading

8 Comments

Filed under Open Notebook