Tag: writer problems

Sending My Baby Out Into the World One Piece at a Time

Whelp, I did it. Monday I posted a sample chapter from my upcoming book “You’re Doing It Wrong” and the response has been pretty damn awesome. If you’re behind the times you check out “Bad Luck & Hard Love” here. This chapter in particular comes a bit later in the book and introduces the stories

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You’re Doing It Wrong: Bad Luck & Hard Love

Last night I gave my Instagram followers a chance to vote on which chapter from my upcoming book I should post. It was between what you see here and “Everybody Poops.” After 9 hours of voting it was a VERY tight race but this chapter, “Back Luck & Hard Love” won with 51% of the

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Just Another Manic Monday

I was totally prepared to sleep in today. I have been writing up a storm lately and it’s been keeping me up late. Last night I called it an “early night” and was asleep by 3am. So there’s that. I was gonna catch up on some sleep this morning but then the cats reminded me

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What No One Tells You about Writing a Book

Those who know me well know that for the past seven years or so I have been working on writing a book comprised of personal essays detailing my life experiences so far. A memoir. Originally, when I first started working on this idea it was going to be a series of humorous stories from my

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Today I Hid In a Bookstore

I will start this by admitting that I am VERY tired right now and the struggle to keep me eyes open is very real. This past weekend I ran the Gasparilla Distance Classic (posts about the races coming soon) and I have yet to have time to catch up on that pesky sleeping thing. True

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What’s your writing process?

People like to ask what my process is when I’m writing. I don’t have a real answer so I’m gonna babble about everything I did leading up to getting ready to write today: I spent the better part of today getting some chores done around the house and I’m now settling in to my role as

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Writer’s Block: 1 Josh: 0

I have been battling with writer’s block on and off for, I don’t know, my entire life. Five years ago I set out to write my first book* and the speed with which I am accomplishing that task is comparable to a one-legged turtle, climbing uphill, in December, through molasses. Also I just learned that

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