So Excited I Teared Up…

Newsletter 065/002 – June 28, 2024  (A Reprint of Newsletter #2) Hi, [Updates: I’ve added about 1,500 words to Flood and Fire, so it’s progressing. I’ve been under the weather for the last few days, though. One night, last Tuesday, I noticed my throat was a little sore. By morning it was really scratchy and …

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So Excited I Teared Up…

Newsletter 002, November 12, 2021 Hi — (About the image above) I love music, and growing up in the 1960’s the Beatles were a favorite of mine (they still are). When my wife and I went on a vacation to the UK in 2010, I naturally had to go to Abbey Road, walk the crosswalk …

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Music for Writing, Part 2

Picture of Michael at a NaNoWriMo event

In the previous post, I rambled on a bit about what types of music I generally listen to (when I can). This post (another ramble) is specifically about the music I do listen to as an aid to my writing, and under what circumstances. So, in full disclosure, I don’t listen to music very often …

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Music for Writing, Part 1

Picture of Michael at a NaNoWriMo event

I Love Music Quite a variety of it. I just don’t get to listen to it much anymore (unless I take a break from writing — What! Heresy!) Early Days When I was a kid, my parents had a small record player, and a number of vinyl LPs, mostly classical, show tunes, and big band …

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