As I have been working on this book I started to get bogged down with the writing: it just wasn’t fun. Isn’t the reason I write because I like it? I recently read something that changed that for me: the writer said that there was no point in doing something if it didn’t bring you happiness. If you choose to do something, make sure you “put the fun into it”, so to speak. That really spoke to me and so I continued on with the writing. Are the characters
Writing the next scene is difficult. Bringing up those same feelings of my first wife leaving … letting the experience be fresh again to make it real for the story is heartbreaking. Might be best to write as quickly as possible to get to the next chapter,
When I write, it hurts. I write using my own life experiences to carry the story along and this always involves me digging into the painful experiences of my life. I allow myself to feel the pain as though it is happening–here and now–so that I can translate that for the characters. I often find myself hurting so much that I have to pause and compose myself. This is one of the things which makes sitting down and writing so hard for me.
“Fakers Club” is a story about three guys in high school trying to make sense of the world. They have some issues–major issues–and this work takes a look into what happens as they attempt to make sense of things and resolve those issues. A co-mingling of humor and poignancy, this is something I never thought I would write but am proud to have bro