When you have nothing but dreams

Twelve years ago I graduated high school. Coming from a rural area there was not much emphasis on the creative as a means of income (apart from being a high school art teacher).  I wanted to write stories and there wasn’t really much out there to help me do it. I had even gone to my […]

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In the decade since I left high school

At the age of 27 I think I can look back on my life with a little bit maturity and reflect on where my life has gone. Prior to graduating high school, I knew I wanted to be a writer but growing up in rural country town imprinted on me the idea of what a real […]

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Negative Motivation will get your story written

Do you think about how great your story is? How much you need to get it out into the world? How much money you’ll make? Does it just make you not write? What!? Well, maybe you need to be motivated by using the fear of punishment. Imagine having written something that has gotten you a […]

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You must persist!

I worry that what I write is not good enough, but I like writing, so I continue.

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Time waits for no one

Time is always moving ahead. Remember not to let it get away from you. Grab it by the balls and make it work for you. Ditch the things that steal it from you. Don’t wake up one day and regret not chasing your dreams. Tomorrow is a new day.

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I won’t let myself get in the way of my dreams

I’m pretty sure I failed English in high school with a C- overall grade. Hell even before that, during primary school I scored lower than the state average during this state-wide evaluation of the spelling level of all primary students. Despite my parents telling me about my positioning, I didn’t let it bother me. Probably […]

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