Idleness

"I must be idle."

Welcome to my blog!

 

When the website moved (July 2019) posts and comments of the previous 10 years could not be imported. However, a small selection of posts from that decade have been copied over.

If you like my stuff, read, comment, subscribe to the blog. You'll find blog posts on a variety of subjects, but since I'm an author it's perhaps not too surprising that there's a fair number of posts about writing, books, and authors. No book reviews, though: they're on my Patreon, along with other bookish posts and more behind-the-scenes posts about my books and characters, as well as large amounts of fiction every month. 

Insomnia for Authors

Don’t think about the book you’re writing. Don’t tell yourself that you’re just telling yourself a bedtime story. Don’t imagine...

Taking a Byte out of Creativity

This morning I read Slaves of the Internet Unite! It’s not the first essay of this sort I’ve read and I have no hope that it will be the...

What do you mean “zombie”?

I've been thinking about zombies this morning. I’m not into the whole zombie thing, but I realized this morning I should’ve been paying...

Good Enough

A creative friend posted “Be fearful of mediocrity” on Facebook and I immediately thought that it needed balancing out with something...