I Have Fingers of Thunder

Johny Thundersbeard does not procrastinate about writing

Day 8: Motivation Abandoned

Day 8 of the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. I’m back at work this week and boy am I feeling the grind. This is meant to be a blog about writing … Continue reading

January 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Reviewing Your Mistakes

Day 7 of the 30 Day Blogging Challenge Charles Hamblin, an Australian philosopher, took the idea of phallacy, which come from formally incorrect arguments, and said “let’s explore them”. Depending … Continue reading

January 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Anything Goes With Writing

Day 6 of the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. Prompt: Anything goes. Anything goes in writing. But does anything really go well with my own writing? I don’t know. I also … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Day 5 :Dear Fear

Day 5 of the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. Write a formal complaint about what scares you the most. Dear Fear, You used to scare me. You used to scare me … Continue reading

January 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

The future of the Updates function at Writing.com

The following post is not part of the 30 Day Blogging Challenge I like the idea of the updates page. There really needs to be sense of “real time” on … Continue reading

January 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Why do so many writers lack communication skills?

Day 4 of the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. Write 200 Words on a World-Wide Issue. It’s funny. Here we are, a bunch of writers. A whole bunch Of writers. A … Continue reading

January 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pen or Keyboard? Which flow has the better go?

Day 3 of the Blogging Challenge I’m of an earlier generation, just, pre-Internet and pretty much pre-home computer. I say pretty much as I did have a commodore 64 from … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

It’s the end of the world and I feel fine

Blogging Challenge Day 2 – something about 2012 being the end of the world according to Aztec mythology. And therefore it’s a tragic year. I was a superstitious boy. And … Continue reading

January 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Happiness, this new year, brings.

Happiness in a personal sense is rushing to snap this piece off for the 30 Day Blooging Challenge. My wife and kids are already at the beach. I’ll be there … Continue reading

January 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Day at WDC

http://www.writing.com/main/handler/item_id/1134192-The-Best-of-the-Rest Today, I entered this competition. I’m hoping to win so I can pass on the GPs earned to the Ultimate Champ. Kiss me luck! I also rentered my “grits … Continue reading

December 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Omifod! Somebody donateded!!??

Well gonna have to do something about recognizing the great people who are donating towards the Annual Detailed Writing Prompt Comp Champ.(or whatever that title ends up being!) Like this … Continue reading

December 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Notes on Kami Brings the Hellfire

http://www.lifeandothertragedies.com/kami-brings-the-hellfire/ I wrote this last night natter one of those creative flashes you often get. The visuals fully formed. So for once I actually sat down and just wrote it. … Continue reading

December 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

My Best WDC Promotion Scam Yet

I put an auto-reward of 75 gift points on the Detailed Writing Prompt Comp instructions page. A potential entrant kindly offered these words to me in order to get his … Continue reading

December 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

(scandal!) Content Rating Changed over Innocuous Word!

I sometimes feel like the most hated person on WDC. — This Intro Rating change was made for the following general reason: Brief Description Content Is Not ‘E’ Rated. Item … Continue reading

December 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

My love/hate relationship with Writing Prompts

The first rule of writing is not don’t talk about writing. That’s actually a sub-clause of the real number one rule for writing. The first rule of writing is “Make … Continue reading

December 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

…On Pseudonyms

James Chivallo. Daryl Hackett, Nicole Quinterro, Dana Springfield, Louis Blackburn Jnr, Some Other Bloke, Prophet Ra, Duck the Third, Mark Delgado. These are just some of the nom de plumes … Continue reading

October 2, 2011 · Leave a comment

How It All Began at Writing.com (for me anyway)

I Had just completed a 8 week beginning creative writing course athttp://www.allwriters.orgĀ and had some down time before starting their how to write flash fiction course. I didn’t feel like reading … Continue reading

September 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Hello World of Writers!

Watch me battle my Writers Brick. Writers Procrastination? Try having Writers Constipation! I’ve never been short of ideas, they fill my every living moment. It’s action I’m a little short … Continue reading

January 1, 2001 · 1 Comment

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