• I keep thinking that we’ve stifled innovation in the space exploration field, because we aren’t pushing anyone to do anything. I’m hoping what SpaceX does and what they achieve will encourage more to push and create a true innovation race.

  • (Can’t find where I was editing the prior post to just add to my list,so new post to continue the list)

    15) Cupcakes, Trinkets, and Other Deadly Magic by Meghan Ciana Doidge
    16) The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C S Lewis (This is my first time through, not a reread.)
    17) The Perks of Being a Wallflower
    18) The Ballad of Songbirds and…[Read more]

  • I’m going to respond to this with a hope of bumping it back to the top. Even if you’ve responded before, another Mental Health check-in for you is a good thing. 🙂

    For me, I’ve never actually been away from my bill-paying job. They’ve found ways to get us working from home. I still have to go into the office once a week. It’s nerve-racking, but…[Read more]

  • Thanks! Things are starting to improve on the writing front …

    Then at the end of June, I fell off my bicycle while trying to get exercise and broke my pinky finger.

  • Gilroy started the topic A Writer's Lament in the forum Snippets 2 months ago

    I need to apologize in advance. I’ve been listening to the Hamilton soundtrack as my old habit of wearing out the tape/burning a hole in the CD and this just tumbled out. It has two more verses/stanzas to go, I just can’t see them yet…

    As a writer, listening to Hamilton
    I feel inadequate and unfulfilled
    I have characters to create and worlds to…[Read more]

  • Small update on this. The Pandemic killed my writing mojo.

    Well, to be more honest, my lack of a sanctuary away from bill-paying job (since I’m now forced to work from home) has dampened my overall mood and writing ability, because I don’t have my nice 30 minute commute to decompress and think out story scenes.

    Hopefully, things will start to…[Read more]