Brief Humor & Check-Ins, Christianity: My Journey & Thoughts

Indie Author: Random Acts of Kindness Thank You’s

I work in a field, and commingle with other professions, where it’s all too easy to lose faith in humanity. I had a very discouraging week of me fixing issues others had made or observing chaos unfold around me I hadn’t created.  This occurred both at a local level in my immediate environment and nationally through the news (looking at you, D.C.) By Friday, my brain was TMNT ooze and my thoughts were turning to the dark side, Obi Wan.

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Brief Humor & Check-Ins

Indie Author Update: Found the Writing Desk

The Saint, Mr. Swinebottom, the Labrador and myself have done it. We have found the writing desk.

And if you know who all those people are–congratulations, you’re an Arcian.

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Brief Humor & Check-Ins, Mr. Reginald Swinebottom Presents...

The Smite of February: Indie Author & Mr. Swinebottom

January 2019 has come and gone. February is here, smirking at my door step, holding up my list of to do’s and goals. The paper has a bit of rice stuck on the edges, along with some makeup smudges and wrinkles. January is standing behind her, bedraggled, dressed in a suit and talking into a cell phone. A candy cane is hanging from his left ear and a bit of New Year’s confetti is still in his bangs. An Uber pulls up and away he goes until next year.

“Say, author,” February asks, still holding the list and standing on my front porch in stilletos. “When are you going to edit your short story your editor got back to you about, oh…six weeks ago? And isn’t your writing room done yet? And when exactly are you going to get on your exercise schedule, huh?”

She bats her eyelashes and tosses back a red curl. I’m debating between a good old fashioned door slam or a Tae Kwon Do front kick while she continues her babbling.

“This list isn’t going to complete itself you know. Chip, chop. And when’s the last time you actually did some cardio? Looking a little pudgy, aren’t we…?”

It’s times like these when I call upon my trusty sidekick. Some may call it self confidence. Others may say it’s healthy boundary setting and self esteem.

I call mine…Mr. Swinebottom.

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Brief Humor & Check-Ins

Indie Author Adventures: My First Book Review

A big thank you for my first review on Memory Bound at Amazon. Mr. Swinebottom I think is currently doing a lap around Asia in pure bliss, screaming like a child who got hold of a golden Willy Wonka ticket. A screenshot of the review is below.

Any individual celebrations you want to share? Comment below!

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Brief Humor & Check-Ins

Indie Author Tales: Humor Heard Around the House

Author: “I don’t like being around actors, musicians, anybody on a stage. They’re wonderful, yes, but don’t talk to me, look at me or touch me.”

Saint: “Yes. Don’t break that fourth wall.”

Author: “Yes! Exactly. Well put. Don’t break that barrier between you and me.”

Saint: “You can say, and if you break the fourth wall, my fist will break through it, too.”

Author: “…”

Brief Humor & Check-Ins

Indie Author Updates: I Give You Poe (You’re Welcome)

In America, we’re in a government shutdown–the longest we’ve experienced in our young nation’s history. With paychecks halted, FBI workers are lining up next to White House employees to get food distributions at Food Banks. Somebody pinch me. Surely this is fake news, right? No, you insist, it’s not? Well then. Double irony for $600, Alex, and pass the potatoes. This sure is a surreal way to bring in 2019. And sad.

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Blogmas 2018, Brief Humor & Check-Ins

Blogmas Day 17: “Ask An Indie Author” (Humor | Indie Author)

Welcome to Day 17 of Blogmas 2018. Today’s blog is created by you! Leave a question in the comments below and we’ll answer! It can be about our book, Memory Bound, the writing process, literature, a previous blog, or anything Christmas related. Please keep the questions appropriate and not too personal. After all, boundaries are our friends.

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