30 Days of Posts

Seth Godin has suggested for years that people should write a daily blog. He says that “Even if no one reads your blog, the act of writing it is clarifying, motivating and (eventually) fun.” A daily blog? In the past few years, I haven’t even averaged a monthly blog! The thought of coming up with…

How long does it take (part 2)

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how long it took to write the first draft of a play I’m working on. I said it was an interesting question. I recently finished the second draft of the same play. How long did it take? It’s still an interesting question… I finished the first draft…

How long does it take?

“How long does it take you to write a draft of play?” she asked. Such an interesting question! How long does it take to create something? If I take a look at the play I’m currently working on, A Killing at the Cottage (AKATC), it took me 8 hours of writing to complete the first…

Happy New Year

Happy New Year! I’ve decided to start this year in April, instead of January. Why? Well, it took me a while to get ready for the New Year and I wanted to start the year off right! One of the books I read in 2018 was When by Daniel Pink. Pink suggests that choosing “when”…

Accountability

Last weekend, my wife found an old contract I had made with her almost 25 years ago.  It was signed August 1994.  And in it, I committed to writing one page a day.  That was back when I was writing fiction and short stories.  I chuckled when I saw it.  My contract with Deb was to show…