Earlier today someone sent a tweet that basically said "Why bother creating a thing if a more popular version of the thing already exists?". Now, before we get into this I want to point out that I've been having a chronic pain flareup for the past two days. I haven't been sleeping well. That's inevitably … Continue reading Why Bother with Anything Creative?
This one's getting filed under Self-Care, because it has more to do with the reasons we chose to do (or not do) certain things than anything else. A lot of people have asked if I'll be blogging about Finland, now that I've relaunched this venture. After a lot of thought, I've decided against it. I'll … Continue reading Why I’m Not Blogging About Finland (for now)
Having a Patreon is a way to publicize this blog so that I can better connect with more people. It's another platform to share my thought and experiences with others who share my interests. While having an additional revenue stream is nice, that's not my primary purpose. If it were, I'd have higher-level tiers and … Continue reading My Patreon is Live
My main hustle, Dancing Lights Press, has started running ads declaring various projects to be 100% funded. They're meant to evoke Kickstarter campaigns. The caveat, if you read the text, is that they don't need additional funds because they already exist. They're not crowdfunding projects at all. The tagline goes on to declare "No Risk. … Continue reading About Those “100% Funded” Banners
There seem to be several conversations happening online over the proper use of exclamation points. While I am by no means qualified to offer expert advice, my personal preference is to use them sparingly. My opinion isn't based on the rules of grammar, but an impression left on me as a kid by a series … Continue reading The Use and Abuse of Exclamation Points