The Problem with New Year Resolutions

The problem is clearly that you have to do something, instead of sitting around doing nothing. Amirite, guise? Or rather, the real problem is that they set high expectations that are quite likely above what you can achieve; they become relevant purely because of an arbitrary date; and they often seem to have no foundation in reality. Many resolutions have […]

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NaNoWriMo 2016

I write books, and I can often get a first draft written in just a few weeks. The second draft, editing, proofing, and so on, they’re all the things that take time. So writing a novel in 30 days should be simple, right? Well, no. I’ve never successfully completed NaNoWriMo – that’s National Novel Writing Month, an annual event every […]

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Inktober 2016

Inktober is the creation of Jake Parker, an illustrator based in Utah. The idea is that every day in the month of October, you simply create a drawing in ink. You don’t have to be a professional artist – you don’t even have to be any good at drawing – it’s just a challenge for the sake of doing it! […]

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