Writing

Lies About Writing

There are some weeks when I sit in front of the keyboard and simply stare at the monitor. That little vertical blinking line tauntingly blips in and out, hypnotizing me, erasing all inspiration I have to write. Side note, did… Read More ›

#MediaLivesMatter

Fake news isn’t a new thing. In fact, it’s been a deeply rooted infection in journalism for hundreds of years. At least on this continent. There’s a pretty great article titled “Fake News: An Origin Story” that chronicles the origins… Read More ›

Based on a True Story

You’ve heard it all before. Based on a true story. Ripped from the headlines. There are a lot of television shows/novels/films that claim that their stories are actual depictions of real life events. But are they? How much truth is… Read More ›

Why I Hate Writing

As you read the headline, I know what you must all be thinking: “But Jim, you’re a writer. How can you possibly hate writing?” In reality, hate is probably too strong of a word. I love writing and there’s nothing… Read More ›