Posts Tagged ‘ Austin ’

Oh, the places I’ve written!

With apologies to Dr. Seuss and inspired by Catherine, Caffeinated's latest post, "Where I Write: A Retrospective," I though I'd share a few of the places I've written in various periods throughout my writing life. At the Café At one point, I was one of those obnoxious writers who would show up early to a local café, commandeer the table right by the window and set up shop with my laptop and Continue Reading...

Rebels of the 512 now available on Amazon!

Good news! My 3-day novel, Rebels of the 512, is now available for purchase via Amazon. For those of you interested in a comedic novel that also happens to be the best book about pirates, ninjas and evil politicians in Austin, Texas you'll ever read, grab your copy here. For those who don't have a Kindle device, never fear: I will be publishing the Smashwords edition (readable on all other Continue Reading...

Thriving on the deadline: Motivational tips and tricks

No matter who you are or what you choose to do with your life, motivating yourself is always going to be part of the challenge, although sometimes this seems especially true for freelancers. Sure, some days you’ll spring out of bed and gnaw away on the projects you need to finish with the intensity of a hungry beaver, but most days you’ll have excuses. Lots of them. Never fear, Continue Reading...

Surreal Valentine: Austin, TX

Let me just say, up front, that I have had words with Valentine's Day in the past, and that it is well aware of my feelings on the subject, for all of the obvious—and not-so-obvious—reasons. However, seeing as the day is upon us and all must comment, whether in the Pro or Anti camps, I offer you a simple drawing that I think should sum things up nicely. I call it "Surreal Valentine: Austin, Continue Reading...

Become a successful writer in 3 easy steps!

[caption id="attachment_1718" align="alignright" width="220" caption=""Become A Writer" collage by Laura Roberts"][/caption] Today I've been catching up on my Twitter feeds, and I've found some interesting posts from a variety of writers. There's The Worst Love Poem in Chicago by Mel Schwartz over at the Tribune, Bo's Café Life (a cartoon about writing in cafés by Wayne E. Continue Reading...