“Buy the ticket, take the ride.” -Hunter S. Thompson

I just purchased my first Hunter S. Thompson book called Hell’s Angels. Even though I’ve never read his work I knew of him through his notorious legend from documentaries. Which made me want to see the real life character. I watched the Charlie Rose interview and a couple of others. He talked about not being…

California Trip!

I love walking as I’ve mentioned a couple times before on this site. If you’ve never been to Texas just turn your heat on during the summer time. Bam, you’re there! Walking in California was paradise. Warm enough to get a tan. Cool enough you didn’t sweat so much your… I’ll leave the rest to…

Giving your characters distinct dialogue

A criticism I have toward my writing is I can’t really help noticing my characters all speak the same. Stephen King says the reason he puts a lot of he said she said in his books is so the reader can tell who’s speaking. That’s a given. I’m talking about making characters sound authentic. I…

“I’m a visual learner.”

I hear this from my friends who don’t read. You’ll hear this, followed by, “I read online a lot anyway.” Really? Because you have to read a stop sign That’s equivalent to reading Shakespeare. I know this post is going to make me sound like an old man. That’s okay, because I’m pretty sure I…

An Over Active Mind Creates Illusive Complications

I don’t know if my brain is normal, so I’ll speak for myself. My mind is always calculating the statistics of my mortality. I’m a hypochondriac and an over thinker. (Not bragging) When I was a teen I had someone pull a gun on me as a joke. This is danger. My brain was correct…