A lot of the “luck” you get in this life is the luck you make. If you get some megadeal for a book you wrote, that isn’t something that just happens. You have to do the writing. Win the lottery? Gotta buy a ticket. Make a spectacular catch? Gotta practice. Find a buried treasure? Gotta dig. There is very little luck in life that involves you doing absolutely nothing.
I had decided to do NaNoWriMo this year on a lark, with an idea for which I’d only had the […]
How does one get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice! This is an old saw, but still an accurate one. […]
I’m watching the Raiders and the Dolphins duke it out, and the video resolution of the game keeps going from […]
Once upon a time, in AP English, our instructor (who had gone to the Christmas break single and came back […]
The perfect background sound for your too-still, very late evening reading and/or writing horror: the (mournfully) singing tree.
The other day while in the shower, an idea bubbled to the surface of my brain. It’s often during mundane, […]