Month: July 2018

Dungeons & Dragons Is Back

For many people, playing┬áDungeons & Dragons, (also known as D&D) and by extension playing any role-playing game, has long been something for the “nerds”. Inaccessible, confusing, tedious. As a kid, I started playing with the 2nd Edition after my stepfather showed us all one of his lovingly preserved character sheets. He explained to us that ...

THE WRITE LIFE: Shawn French

Writers are so often viewed as tortured, solitary creatures who spend their waking hours hovering over the keys of their battered laptops in a dank basement or in the corner of a coffee shop, agonizing over their words. While it is true that the act of writing is mostly something one does on their own, ...

THE WRITE LIFE: Writing Prompt #10

I felt like posting another writing prompt, and so here we are. Feel free to use this prompt, as well as past entries (found under the WRITE LIFE tab under the Categories section on my home page) to break free of the dreaded Writer’s Block. Check back often for more ideas. Feel free to link ...

THE WRITE LIFE: Writing Prompt #9

It’s time again for another writing prompt! Hope you all have been digging your way out of writer’s block, but feel free to use the exercise as a way to lift yourself out of the mire you’re currently in. Past entries can be found under the Write Life tab under Categories on my home page. ...

SUMMER 2018 UPDATE

*Photo courtesy Peyton Carro It’s summer, and as most of you no doubt understand – Summer is a time for activity. My wife Peyton and I try to do something at least once a week which involves travel of some sort, and coupled with a full-time job in the retail world with a changing schedule, ...

The Write Life: Avoiding Writer’s Block.

Writing can be an extremely frustrating and hopelessly solitary artistic endeavor, and as writers we know and understand this when we choose it as our lifestyle. Yet it doesn’t make it any easier when we’re holed up in the basement, writing the next big thing on our minds. Whether you’re trying to write a blog ...

THE WRITE LIFE: Writing Prompt #8

As usual, it’s time for another writing prompt. I haven’t posted many lately because I’ve been so busy (I’ll write an update post later) but I felt like doing one differently than my normal “formula”. Feel free to post whatever you come up with in the comments, or even if you want to just let ...