Everyone should have a will. It makes the burden of death easier on a loved one. That goes double for writers, and all creatives. Without one, royalties for our creations are in jeopardy.
I’ve written in the past about why I write, about the magic of being immersed in a story as my characters pull me in interesting and sometimes surprising directions. But there’s more to it than that.
My commute to work takes thirty to forty minutes by bus, twice a day. That’s a lot of time to be idle, so I’m trying an experiment.
Creating something from nothing, especially something great, takes time. After spending ten years in the visual effects industry, I can appreciate the time, effort and dedication animation takes. It’s a lot like writing.
My son sees the world around him in very unique ways. So when he presented me with this “Xbox controller” rock he found, then painted, my heart just swelled.