Tag: Writing

Post Tea Clarity

  Had a bit of a nap followed by some tea and realized that March is upon us. So, I was mulling my stories, the ones that are just sort of hanging there, swaying in the breeze like heralds of some half finished country….

Saturday Morning Musings – Is ‘Pitch Culture’ gonna improve Novels?

Saturdays often find me gathering strength for the coming week.  They are often as productive as any other day but their charm lies in that they don’t have to be. So I sit here giving my eyes a rest, nearly blind without my contacts,…

Fractal Radio| Episode 4 – Sustainable Bags

  In this episode… 1) Fiddling 2) Virtue Signaling 3) Virtual Water and E-guilt 4) Why is it so satisfying to create art, music, prose, code, furniture whatever… 5) Strategies for maintaining creativity 6) The New Yorker Cover Art 6) The plight of native…

Pineapple Time – Idea Medley – Why Write and More (Vlog)

Just another mish-mash of ideas in vlog form that I’ll just refer to as Idea Medley. Today we’ll be talking about pineapples, gut and performance, and reasons for writing, among other things. Links fractaljournal.com is my main site where you’ll find stories, essays, webcomics, and…

TAP # 13 – The Art of Consistent Art (Vlog)

Really shoulda been called the art of consistent uploads but eh… Here is the TL;DW (too long; didn’t watch) version of this vlog: The main message is that consistent posting helps you develop your artistic vision, relevant skill-sets, and confidence. Consistent posting can, however,…

A Big To Do – Turning Ideas into Actions for The Indie Set

  Ever have a really great idea for a book, article, film, business or joke? Did you ever actually put it out there? Or was it more just casual conversation with friends, lot’s of dog-eared, half-finished manuscripts, and a vague sense of: ‘I’m gonna…

Lost and Found

I couldn’t believe that I’d lost it. I was sitting in my friends grunge rock kitchen and I couldn’t believe that I’d lost it. In aggregate it was at least a hundred pages. Yet the most hurtful thing was the seventy-seven pages of a…