Month: August 2020

What Does Underrated Mean, Really?

People often throw around the term “underrated” for things they feel don’t get enough attention. But, what does underrated mean, really? The Urban Dictionary defines ‘underrated’ as this: “Something or someone that deserves much more respect than people will allow.” So, what makes something or someone underrated? There’s something a bit peculiar about that definition […]

3 Things I Learned About Writing From Participating in NanoWrimo

I’ve participated in the 50,000 words in one month novel writing challenge NaNoWriMo (or National Novel Writing Month) on two occasions. Once, I actually wrote a little over 50,000 words across three drafts of essentially the same story. It was a mess, but I wrote some usable stuff. Most recently, I wrote about 27,000 words […]

The Poetic Nonfiction and Photography (Plus Web Design) of Tom Slatin

This post is sponsored by As I’m wont to do every day, I ran one of my typical morning threads on Twitter. Typically, they are of the #writerslift variety. My hope with these sorts of threads is to promote a wide range of authors, bloggers, creatives, and other content creators. I’ve met so many […]

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