Category: About being a Writer

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Q: Do you write a story on a computer or on paper first?

A few years back, I took a writing class with a journalist in Nashville named Gloria Ballard.  Most of the students, including me, brought notebooks and pens.  I believe only two students brought a laptop on which to compose.  I remember her being genuinely shocked by this.  While she said she was encouraged by us all to start writing with pen and paper again, … Read More Q: Do you write a story on a computer or on paper first?

Q: On Instagram, you talk about your “day job”. Isn’t writing your full-time job?

Not yet, brother. Not. Yet. I actually have a real person day job at the moment. In fact, I normally have a real person day job, a part-time job, and several side hustles. Why? Because I hate being bored, and I’m fascinated by business in general. I know that’s not a sexy answer, but I really like knowing what businesses work, how they work, … Read More Q: On Instagram, you talk about your “day job”. Isn’t writing your full-time job?