Jonas David Fiction Fridays #2, The Observer

I'm sure you've heard me mentioning this novella several times over the past year. Well, here it is, published and free for you to read and share! I used Smashwords just for the reason that I can make it free there (Amazon won't let things be free all the time) so please download and read …

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Jonas David’s Fiction Fridays, Episode #1: Slice of Life

--1:22 PM and thirty-eight seconds on January third, 2018: Strategies for escape: Lift a pencil, sharpened, and place the point against the right tear duct. With the heel of your palm against the eraser, angle the utensil so it is parallel with the bridge of your nose. Thrust into the brain. Find the heaviest object …

Why I write in Google Docs

Writers all have their different habits and preferences for bringing words into existence. There are an endless number of writing programs, both free and paid, some just for processing words, or other more complex ones for organizing and story-boarding. Some writers even use pen and paper and keep physical piles of paper laying around! Personally, …

I am a poor judge of my own work

I'm writing a story finally. Took a while to get the ideas organized in my head for the next planet, Jupiter. I'm writing about an endless storm, but on Earth. The problem is I don't really like it. But I can't stop now so I'll just have to push it out. It's not like I …

What is the point of creating?

I've spent a bit of time the past few days wondering if anyone will ever want to read my stories, or enjoy reading them as much as I did writing them. Am I the only one who enjoys the sort of thing I want to write? Surely I can't be... I'm not that special or …

Grab your inspiration by the throat and CHOKE IT

Writing is hard. I keep waiting to feel that thrill of a new idea, but while I'm waiting for that elusive, magical power... I'm not writing. Not writing is bad. So, I got to stop waiting and start typing, even if it's uninspired crap. It's better than laying around waiting to be moved by a …