I just can’t seem to get something written down that reads the way I’m thinking. I’m having a hard time figuring out what it is that I want to say. The words just aren’t coming together, that is after I manage to find them.Continue reading “The words aren’t…I want to write”
It was nice.
The power went out.
It was quiet.
The lights are on again.
Perfection is the acceptance of flaws.
The mechanical pencil, a Pentel Wow!, that I’ve been carrying around in my front-left pocket for the last seven-or-so years broke on Wednesday morning. I pushed down on the button at the top, expecting the lead sleeve to extend, and prepared my right thumb for a second push to extend the lead past the end of the sleeve. Instead, the entire front end flew off. The exposed lead stayed attached to the barrel.Continue reading “Pencils break”
In early 2008, I was sitting in a bar called Vicious Circle. I was alone like I was a lot in bars back then. I also used to carry a messenger bag with me that had a notebook, pens, and a book in it. I never left home without that bag. Some people had blankets when they were children, I have a notebook and pen when I was in adulthood.Continue reading “Restarting Letters’ Lounge”
Have you heard of the Dunning-Kruger effect? It’s when someone overestimates their ability to perform a task because of ignorance. It’s not being able to accurately measure how good you are at something because you don’t know enough about that thing.
I’m halfway through a writing course.Continue reading “Setting Aside the “Writing TripTik””
I’ve kept a blog since 2008. For the last twelve-or-so years, I’ve been writing inconsistently and haven’t met with much “success” as a blogger. I write mostly personal stories and share my ideas on various things. In many ways, my blog has been and is a public diary.Continue reading “Three ways to stay motivated as a blogger with a small readership”
I was so bored yesterday that even the idea of going to sleep wasn’t interesting. So, instead, I opened my journal, took out one of my favourite pens, and started writing about how bored I was. I like to burn a candle when writing so I did that, too.Continue reading “300 blog posts in 2021?”
If you’ve been thinking about switching over to a markdown editor, you should.
It took me a while to finally decide to switch over. I was holding on to Microsoft Word, believing that it was working well for me, and, for the most part, it was. When I discovered “focus mode,” I thought that my writing experience was changed forever. It was for a short while, but it didn’t stick.Continue reading “You Should Get a Markdown Editor”