I love her . . . I love writing . . . I remember when I discovered writing. I fell for her immediately, going as far as to say the words [I love her . . . I love writing]. Now, one year into the relationship my love for writing has grown beyond anything I … Continue reading I Love Her
Several months ago I began following blogs of many languages. This diversity has been an enlightening and powerful experience! I now ask myself this question. Why did I wait so long? I've always lived a life of racial diversity, from the Native American Reservation that I was raised on, to the two women that I … Continue reading Found In The Translation [December 4, 2019]
I'm reaching out to the WordPress Community for help finding an Editor for my Novel. I'm hoping to find someone who's based in the Denver Metro Area. If you know of anyone, please contact me or send them my information. Thank You Joseph Shanklin I'm reaching out to the WordPress Community for help finding an … Continue reading Searching For An Editor
After nearly one year of investing every minute possible into my book(s), I've nearly finished with the first draft. As of this morning, my word count total is 123,000. By the time I finish he final chapter, Books 1 & 2 will total approximately 150,000 words. What a life-changing journey it's been. Joseph ShanklinFebruary 24, … Continue reading Novel Update [123k Words]
I realized something this evening. I write seven days a week . . . no matter what . . . no matter what. I have this blog, small column, and I've been working on a novel(s) for a year; I don't see writing as work. I'll never see writing as work. Here's my analogy. Taking … Continue reading Comparing Writing to Sex
For several weeks I've been pushing to finish my novel. At last count [yesterday], my word total is 101,000, leaving me somewhere in the middle of my second draft. I've made a decision: I'll be packaging Books 1 & 2 of the Series together for sale totaling 120k words, instead of only Book 1 @ … Continue reading Novel Update
Day 1, Thought 1 Sometimes I run my left thumb along my left ring finger, just to check to see if it's still there. Of course, my wedding ring hasn't been there for several years. Nearly five years past, not long before I was forced from my home of over ten years, the ring was … Continue reading Day 1, Thought 1
Before I get sidetracked, I'd like to say HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope that all of you, have a safe and fantastic New Year, and I wish all of you many Blessings! Sidetracked... Questions...that's what on my mind as we begin the New Year. Am I prepared? Are we ready? I believe 2020 promises to … Continue reading Before I get sidetracked, I’d like to say HAPPY NEW YEAR!
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Merry Christmas Everyone ❤️! The end of 2019 is fast approaching, but it's not over yet. There is still time for Connections, Signs, Fantastic Experiences, Synchronicity, and Miracles! I encourage everyone not to waste this last few days, but instead look a little farther, open your eyes a little wider, and pray a little harder … Continue reading Merry Christmas Everyone ❤️!