2016 Goals Update – February “My Pet Vice”

Hello, my name is Ben and I have a problem.

I alluded to this little problem in last month’s update.

I get distracted very, very easily. Continue reading “2016 Goals Update – February “My Pet Vice””

My Big Distraction – Author Stash is Launching in April!

I was super excited about writing a few months ago. I was really gung-ho about blogging and sharing my author journey with the world. I posted some Medium articles, some blog posts and some Reddit threads.

I started getting some traction and a few followers… and I was actually writing my books. Progress was happening.

At the end of 2015 I posted my really audacious goals for 2016… then I sort of disappeared. Continue reading “My Big Distraction – Author Stash is Launching in April!”

2016 Goals Update – January “Rolling the Rock Uphill”

EDIT (3/7/16) If any of you have come to my author website in the past 2 months you might be wondering where I went. I set out this treacherous gauntlet, my BHAGs for 2016, and then I disappeared.

At least that’s how it probably appears. Continue reading “2016 Goals Update – January “Rolling the Rock Uphill””

The Big, Hairy, Audacious Writing Goal

This post has taken me a couple months to finish, here’s why: I’m still not sure what I can actually do as a writer.

As some of you may know, I started down this writing path in September of 2015. I had a funny situation happen that was one of those “moments” that pulled a story out of me. I decided to become a writer. Continue reading “The Big, Hairy, Audacious Writing Goal”

The First Draft is Just Telling Yourself the Story

When I was in high school I had an English teacher who asked the class one day if it was possible to say something that had never been said before.  [This wasn’t the same English teacher that I made cry (those who subscribe to my email list will know that story)] Continue reading “The First Draft is Just Telling Yourself the Story”