Literary Kryptonite: My Biggest Hurdles When Writing

I had some excellent feedback when I posted my blog about encouraging other people to write — that couldn’t have made me happier. I have this vision about how creative energy works: I see it as this benevolent, evolving energy that transcends physics and travels through unexplored realms of the Universe, sustaining itself on these artistic contributions from everyone who can feel it. There is enough of this energy for all of us and room for you to contribute. When someone tells me that I helped encourage them to pick up a pen and write, that makes me very happy, like I’m helping the creative energy traverse creation. Continue reading “Literary Kryptonite: My Biggest Hurdles When Writing”

Well I Guess This is Growing Up.

Getting old sucks. There was a day and time in my life where I would like my wild opinions and venomous words run roughshod and the consequences be damned. As I’m lying awake last night, letting my anxiety use my waking hours as a playground, I come to realize that those days are over for me. Forever. Continue reading “Well I Guess This is Growing Up.”

Get Busy Livin’ or Get Busy Dyin’: Encouragement for People Who Want to Be Writers.

There are two theories of thought when it comes to answering the question “when can I consider myself a writer.” The first theory is that you become a writer when you feel so compelled to tell a story that you begin typing a narrative; the other theory is that you become a writer when you present your work for public consumption. Whether or not you get paid to be a writer is a different case entirely. The short answer is: you are a writer when you feel like you feel like a writer. Continue reading “Get Busy Livin’ or Get Busy Dyin’: Encouragement for People Who Want to Be Writers.”

Getting Things Done – A.P. Miller’s Favorite Productivity Tools

A few weeks ago, I blogged that I wanted you to know that I suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). I did that to bring awareness to the affliction, but hopefully so that people would understand why I’m so scatterbrained sometimes. Despite having ADD, I manage my daily life just fine, it just requires a little more effort on my part. For this week’s blog, I wanted to share some of my favorite tools that I use to keep myself on task. Continue reading “Getting Things Done – A.P. Miller’s Favorite Productivity Tools”