Weight Goal: Over January, I lost 8.6lbs. I’m on track towards my eventual goal of being under 200lbs before the end of the year. It’ll take time but that’s fine. Charity Goal: Month Organization Hours Worked Volunteer Activities Jan Mobile Loaves and Fishes 8.5 Building handmade keepsakes boxes Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul AugContinue reading “Monthly Goal Update: January”
Happy New Year, my friends! We made it through 2020, thank whatever merciful god or giant turtle you worship. Some of us have lost loved ones over the last year or have had to go through probably the worst year in everyone’s life. I’m not a vendor of false hope: things may not immediately getContinue reading “My 2021 New Year Goals”
So you’re thinking about writing a book, eh? Well! Prepare to do a lot of preparing, good sir or madam. So, as a disclaimer, I would like to point out that for my first book, I did not do any preparation or outlining at all. I just sat down with a vague, half-baked notion ofContinue reading “Three Act Structure: How I plan and outline a book”
Good News! The manuscript for book one, Mystics and Misfits, is complete! I wanted to share this development with you to keep you updated and to keep myself motivated, especially for this next, time- and energy-intensive step: Editing. As a new writer, I found writing my first book’s manuscript to be challenging at times butContinue reading “Book Update: Mystics and Misfits”
After starting my writing journey a year ago, I’ve found a couple of things that I do before I sit down to write every day that I believe help me to clear my mind, center myself, and just get into that groove that you need to feel.
Just wanted to wish you all a happy thanksgiving and share some turkey day photos! Best holiday wishes! Stay healthy, and be loved and loving.
Q: Where do you get your inspiration from? A: While it’s a bit of a typical answer, I really just consider myself a student of life (Ugh, I feel like a college sophomore just saying it). I was always a bit of a strange kid, going back and forth from being a complete attention seekingContinue reading “Question and Answer with the Author, Sam Rose”