Reading Notes: Weedeater by Robert Gipe

Earlier this year, I posted some thoughts on Trampoline, the first in a related set of books by Robert Gipe. I recently finished the second book Weedeater, and I’d like to share a few thoughts again. This won’t be a review or plot summary, so if you want to know more about the book, checkContinue reading “Reading Notes: Weedeater by Robert Gipe”

Countdown to November

It’s that time of year again. No, not fall, though that is my favorite season. No, not Halloween, though that’s fun, too. Nope, I’m talking about National Novel Writing Month, nicknamed Nanowrimo because why not. Just a quick definition for the uninitiated: Nanowrimo comes across as a contest, but everyone can win, and winning isContinue reading “Countdown to November”

What makes a task difficult?

Since I often spend time thinking and talking about time management, I’ve pondered what makes some tasks difficult. Maybe it’s me, but it helps to consider why a specific goal is difficult for me. That is, if I articulate/recognize what makes something hard to do or hard to start, I often make more progress thanContinue reading “What makes a task difficult?”

Alternative Facts About my W-I-P

Dear Publishing Professional: This book about aliens wearing fuzzy orange hats compares well with your favorite book, which turns out to be Little Women, and I’m going to get back to you on exactly how this is the right fit. My protagonist is indeed grappling with a life or death decision that will keep youContinue reading “Alternative Facts About my W-I-P”