Philosophy & Insight

January 23, 2016

Lost in my own head

I wish my life had a sense of purpose and a job done with satisfaction. I’m definitely floundering in that department. My goal is to have enough […]
December 31, 2015

Goodbye old, hello new

Birthdays and New’s Year Days have been given trouble over the last few years. They are reminders that I’m growing older, time is passing me by, […]
December 14, 2015

Where my heart will take me

“It’s been a long road, getting from there to here. It’s been a long time, but my time is finally near.” – Russell Watson Where My Heart […]
September 11, 2015

A quickie update

Hey, everyone. Yes, I’m alive. I took a week off from my desktop and had a wonderful vacation in Tahoe at the end of August.  Was […]
August 21, 2015

Is it really free?

I did a search for Spirit today on Google to see how it would come up.  Most of the entries looked normal, except for one that […]
June 30, 2015

Feeling like I finally arrived

When does an author know they are an author? Well, that depends. Some would say it’s when they make it on the New York Times bestsellers […]
June 29, 2015

Asking a favor

There is a Kickstarter campaign that needs some help.  As of this posting, there are about 66 hours to go and it’s $55,646 short of its […]
June 4, 2015

Tongue faced, but still determined, I continue

Myka, one of my family’s dogs, loves chasing birds. He will run until he’s spent, sometimes going in circles as the birds flit and float in […]
April 5, 2015

Listen to the experts, but keep their advice in perspective

I’m slowly working on marketing my first book. I don’t have much time or money as I’d like. I’m already feeling a lot of negative emotions […]
March 21, 2015

Celebrate firsts

It seems that through our lives we are always celebrating our firsts. The celebrations start when we are babies and we crawl for the first time. Our […]
February 13, 2015

Judge me for how I write, not what I write about

I’m a writer who wants to be accepted for their work as all writers do. For myself, I write as an emotional cathartic and a way to […]
February 10, 2015

What’s in a Name?

“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet Some may say […]
February 8, 2015

Why I am pushing and hustling

For those who have read this blog over the last five years or followed the lonehorseend account on Twitter for the last six, you know I’ve been […]
September 30, 2014

This is hard!

I’m about three days into working on Spirit again as part of the copyedit round. I got it back Saturday night. At first I thought to […]
July 6, 2014

Taking a moment to step back

Websites are made up of programming, design, and content. Even pre-built platforms like WordPress have to be tweaked in order for the site to reflect the […]
May 20, 2014

Lasted 4 days . . .

I thought, “Okay, I’ll be fine. Just work on work, social media, and the websites. Don’t even think about the books.” The rest of the 15th […]