Ever since I made the decision several years ago to start taking my writing more seriously, I’ve managed to have written quite a number of projects since then. I’ve written novels, short fiction, plays, films, and the occasional poem or two. However, there is still so much more that I have not written that I would like to try my hand at eventually, and a lot of those mediums are collaborative. As I’ve been told time and time again, the first step to making something happen is by putting it out into the universe. Therefore, I would like to take today to run through five things I have not written, but would like to someday:Continue reading “5 Things I Haven’t Written, But Would Like To”
Feeling It In the Air Tonight: Recommended Reading and Listening
Obviously, it’s been one hell of a first week of the new year here in the U.S. Following the white supremacist mob attack on Capitol Building back on Wednesday, I’ve been trying to think of a good way to talk about it on here, while still staying true to what this blog is all about. What’s been said about it already? What lens has it been explored through? And then I remembered that this month marks 40 years since the release of “In the Air Tonight;” Phil Collins’ solo debut single. Continue reading “Feeling It In the Air Tonight: Recommended Reading and Listening”
On the Songwriting Mojo
Throughout this past month, I’ve been taking an online course in songwriting. While this is part of my attempt to continue getting an education of some sort without having to be formally enrolled in an institute, this is conveniently enough something I’ve always wanted to learn how to do.
Songwriting is something I’ve been interested in for quite some time now. Already I’m able to adapt and write in a wide variety of forms (such as novel writing, short story writing, journalism-based writing, poetry, etc.). I’ve always been told that if you can write poetry, then one can just as well pick up on songwriting. That and the fact that I do have a bit of a background in music makes it a bit easier too. Continue reading “On the Songwriting Mojo”