Sunday, September 8, 2019

The Cleveland Browns Lost Their Opener. Surprise!

So, let’s talk about the Cleveland Browns. As a lifelong fan, I am somehow simultaneously shocked yet not surprised. What happened? I mean the team faceplanted in a pile of manure from the late 3rd quarter through the 4th. I don’t know how else to say it. The new Cleveland Browns channeled the spirit of the old Cleveland Browns.

I was hopeful going in to today’s game. I thought, maybe, just maybe, the hype would manifest in physical form and the Browns would win. I wasn’t asking for them to blowout the other team. I was only asking for a win. Apparently, I was asking for too much.

There are no words that can adequately describe the let down that happened today. I feel disappointed and embarrassed, but I’m from Cleveland, so I haven’t given up hope. The next game will be better. The team will have fewer penalties and play better defensively and offensively. I’m not wishing for this to happen; I’m stating it as a fact. The Browns will be better next time. I won’t promise a win because this is Cleveland and that never ends well for us, but I am promising that they will learn from today’s mistakes. Maybe.

Still a Fan

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Bump This is on Audible

I’ve made no secret about the fact that I want to have writing as my main source of income by the end of the year. I’m making some progress in my writing career. Bump This is now on Audible (Bump This (audible version)). However, the initial Audible reviews have me a bit sad. I know Bump This isn’t for everyone, but it’s still hard to read that the language is too much for some people. I had worried that hearing it might be a lot, but it sucks to have it confirmed. I’m trying my darnedest not to be depressed about this. I keep reminding myself that writing is subjective and sometimes offensive. It isn't working though.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Billy Porter's Outfit for the Oscars

In case you missed this masterpiece on Sunday, please behold Billy Porter:

Christian Siriano did his thing (as usual) with this work of art, and Billy wore it like only he could. I'm still thinking about this outfit a day later.


I wanted to write all day today, but I ended up doing everything but writing until late in the day. It's amazing how people don't need your time until after you've already made plans. It was okay though because I was more helpful to other people today than I have been in a long time. Sometimes it's good to feel useful. I wasn't working towards my purpose, but I was able to help someone else work towards theirs. I really enjoyed my day.

I was able to spend some time writing this evening. A new story came out of me. The story is kind of depressing and reminds me of Starving for Love, but it felt good to release some of the darkness and self-doubt that has kept me imprisoned for the past few years. I never thought I would write a story as sad as Starving for Love again. I'm not sure if I'll finish the new story. Maybe I just needed to get a chapter out my system. That said, I'm completely in love with the main character and the struggles that he's facing being left behind. We'll see if I share the story or scrap it. Either way, I had to let it out.

My goal for this week is to sneak in more time to write and to find a new way to advertise for Bump That.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Almost Through Another Month

January was a really good month for me. I pretty much rewrote Bump That. I removed the heavy political leanings and made it more of a story of Keith's next chapter in life than a story about politics.

Now that February is almost over, I'm still inspired to make this my most successful year yet. Not necessarily in terms of income, but definitely in terms of productivity and progress. I feel like this needs to be a year of change for me, so I'm working towards making that happen.

I'm still trying to figure out the right combination for my patreon page and to get myself properly motivated to post regular updates to my Yahoo group again. I know writing is good for me because my life is better when I use writing as a release. This is my year to pursue writing again. 

One day soon, writing will be my main source of income. It's going to happen because I'm going to make it happen. I'm all about the dream right now. #stillfeelingit

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Bump That - Pre-order Now

Hey, look what I found on the first day of the new year:

Click here to pre-order.