Acted upon or acting out?

With this idea of making changes flowered from the idea that I know too many people who wallow. Staying in the same spot, doing the same things, and expecting things to magically change on their own is just crazy. Complaining and whining also doesn’t help; In fact, that ‘feeds’ that negative thinking that keeps you …

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Changes to provoke changes

It seems so gloriously simple; the idea that trying something different, to get different results, that you’d think anyone would adapt accordingly. Not so. I continue to fall into old habits, imagining them as comfortable, when they serve only to drive me insane (see Einstein’s quote). So I’ve been making serious changes around here in …

Friday Fun- Some thoughts on publishing and rule changes

Writer’s rules, generally, help the ease of reading for the reader, or deter cliché and predictability. I’m not so certain that readers care as much as publishers/editors think they do. Why else would you find so many clichés in the market? I’ve discussed writer rules before, where you should learn them to understand when and …