Category: Writing

Journal Type Entry #15: How Can It Be August!

It’s already the second week of August and I’m still focusing on my rewrite and life in general.  I’ve been watching more movies lately and trying to catch up on my never ending list of shows in Netflix and Hulu.  I’m learning to cut…

Book Recommendation for Writers: Revision & Self-Editing and a Few Quotes about Writing by Writers

“The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shock-proof, shit-detector.” -Ernest Hemingway- Publisher: Writer’s Digest Books (2nd edition) Publication Date: May 5, 2008 Page Number: 272 I did some soul searching this last weekend and this week as well.  I’m not…

Journal Type Entry #13: Drugs and More Drugs

I’ve been thinking lately about where drugs get their names and what’s wth the wacky drug commercials. The sources for the topic of drugs is from International Business Times, Economist, and CNN.  I will begin with drugs and how the they get their names. …

Journal Entry Type #12: Halfway Through 2019 and Still Working on My Resolutions!

It’s already July and after taking two weeks off from exercising due to reasons I won’t get into because no one wants to hear this crap, but I will say I have to work through my pain some days.  I’m currently reading four books…

Journal Entry Type #11: Time to Bust Out the Humidifier!

My blog posts have been few and far between because of this sinus pressure my face has been holding onto especially last week.  It pretty much kept me unable to do many of the things I would’ve liked to do: writing, blogging, exercising, etc. …

Journal Entry Type #9

You know what I would love not to have? There are a few things. One of them is called chronic sinus problems. The second one is called chronic TMD problems. The third one doesn’t have to do with my body but causes me just…

Journal Entry Type #8

There’s many topics to choose from: Tyra Banks cover on Sports Illustrated, the Duke and Duchess of Susssex’s baby, Netflix’s Ted Bundy focus/obsession, Donald Trump’s 1 billion dollar loss according to his taxes, and the costumes/outfits from the Met Gala.  I’m covering none of…

Journal Entry Type #7

Let’s Talk About Anxiety I recently asked someone if I’m more obsessive compulsive or anxious.  Why?  Because I tend not to think of myself as anxious.  I’ve gone through most of my life having other emotions, the run of the mill along with some…

Journal Entry Type #6

When I write in my actual journal, I usually start it with something along the lines of “Well, another week has passed and dealing with the same shit.” or “Today is Wednesday, and I haven’t written in a while.”  I’m writing as if my…

Book Writing Exercise

Begin writing with the following sentence: “That was the time he stopped believing ———-.” That was the time he stopped believing all was going as planned.  It wasn’t his fault although others close to him would later say it was only his fault.  He…

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