Bill's Blog
I have always wanted to blog, but I never had enough going on with my life to take the leap. So when I took up my author’s pen, I felt it was essential to have a creative outlet and information source to interact with my readers. Plus, I get to talk about random stuff, which is always fun.
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Overrated

April 10, 2024
The French Paradox

April 04, 2024
The Balls of Christmas

March 20, 2024
Try Not to Write Like Hemingway

March 20, 2024
The Great Material Continuum

March 13, 2024
Social Media Eliminated Christmas Cards

March 06, 2024
Aquaman’s Explosions

February 28, 2024
Shall

February 21, 2024
Banned YouTube Topics

February 14, 2024
Dictated But Not Read

February 7, 2024
Coin-Operated

January 31, 2024
Rabinow’s Laws

January 24, 2024
Cleopatra

January 17, 2024
Self-Plugging

January 10, 2024
Writing An Exchange Book Review

January 03, 2024
I’m Responsible for Everything

December 27, 2023
How Writing Affected My Life

December 20, 2023
Unassailable

December 13, 2023
The Butterfly Effect

December 06, 2023
We Live Like Kings and That’s Hard to Write About

November 29, 2023
Living Rent Free in My Head

November 22, 2023
The Crazy’s Come Out During a Full Moon

November 15, 2023
Pet Names

November 07, 2023
Writing Saved My Writing

November 01, 2023
The World Changed When I Was Not Looking

October 25, 2023
My Plan for Success

October 18, 2023
Don’t Get Mad

October 11, 2023
Because Of The Story

October 04, 2023
Improving The Little Things

September 27, 2023
Marco Zirino

September 20, 2023
Changing People

September 13, 2023
We Don’t Have to Write About It

September 06, 2023
Chekhov’s Gun

August 30, 2023
Cult of Personality

August 23, 2023
Perfect Words

August 16, 2023
Rewriting Books

August 09, 2023
Thinking Like a Kid

August 02, 2023
The Story Quality Scale

July 26, 2023
Entering The Metaverse

July 19, 2023
Banning AI

July 12, 2023
ABC Afterschool Special

July 05, 2023
We’re Friends. Right?

June 28, 2023
The All-Digital Recording Studio

June 21, 2023
Was Fast X Good?

June 13, 2023
The Van of Death

June 07, 2023
Riding A Bike Helps Everything

May 31, 2023
Is Fake News Fiction?

May 24, 2023
How Covid Effected Books

May 17, 2023
Roman Numerals

May 10, 2023
The Final Result

May 03, 2023
Critical Decision

April 26, 2023
ChatGPT Fiction

April 19, 2023
Good or Lucky

April 12, 2023
Believing The Lie

April 05, 2023
Embedded Promotions

March 29, 2023
Who’s Who

March 23, 2023
Did Not Age Well

March 15, 2023
Laugh Tracks

March 08, 2023
Am I An Expert?

March 01, 2023
My New Comma

February 22, 2023
Putting Forth Rubbish

February 15, 2023
First To Final

February 08, 2023
The Test

February 01, 2023
Future Word Processors

January 25, 2023
Future Grammar Checkers

January 18, 2023
Putting In My Time

January 12, 2023
Autotune

January 04, 2023
Healthy Writing

December 28, 2022
Different Values

December 21, 2022
My Yearbook

December 14, 2022
Keeping Up

December 07, 2022
Consistency

November 30, 2022
Press Release

November 23, 2022
Last Laugh

November 16 2022
Oxford Commas

November 09, 2022
Why I Publish

November 02, 2022
Light Touch

October 26, 2022
This Was Important

October 19 2022
Used To Be Acceptable

October 12, 2022
Too Smart for Ourselves

October 05, 2022
Lofty Audio

September 28, 2022
Peanuts

September 21, 2022
Warm Fuzzy

September 14, 2022
The Best Way to Write Is to Read

September 07, 2022
Excellent Review

August 31, 2022
Dual Themes

August 24, 2022
Pride Is Bad

August 17, 2022
Plot Holes

August 10, 2022
Interviewing Bill

August 03, 2022
All In

July 27, 2022
Puzzle Stories

July 21, 2022
Overengineering

July 13, 2022
My Greatest Stories

July 06, 2022
Write Angry

June 29, 2022
Acronyms

June 15, 2022
I Thought I Would Be Further Ahead

June 08, 2022
Tongue and Cheek

May 25, 2022
Writing Is Supposed to Be Fun

May 18, 2022
My Themes (Oops!)

May 11, 2022
Red Editing

May 04, 2022
Do I Want to Be My Character?

April 27, 2022
Perspective

April 20, 2022
It’s Difficult to Be an Author

April 13, 2022
Will Writing Ever Rule the World?

April 06, 2022
A Day to Die

March 30, 2022
Parker

March 23, 2022
Ockham's Razor

March 16, 2022
Three Weeks Later

March 09, 2022
Too Fast

March 02, 2022
Muntzing

February 23, 2022
Audiobooks

February 16, 2022
Mellowed Out

February 09, 2022
Non-Bloggable Topics

February 02, 2022
Inspirational Outlines

January 26, 2022
Our First Steps

January 19, 2022
Running Commentary in a Book

January 13, 2022
The Best Setting

January 05, 2022
Drive

December 29, 2021
Deleted Material

December 22, 2021
Perfect Characters

December 15, 2021
Capacitor (noun)

December 08, 2021
New Author Advice

December 01, 2021
Trope

November 24, 2021
Pre-Outlines

November 17, 2021
Writing Again!

November 10, 2021
Prologs

November 03, 2021
Pontificate

October 20, 2021
My Dear Friend

October 20, 2021
My Favorite Books

October 13, 2021
Mistakes Are the Plot

October 06, 2021
Double/Single Space

September 29, 2021
That Editing Feel

September 22, 2021
My First Second Edition

September 16, 2021
BIG NEWS

September 15, 2021
My Dirty Laundry

September 08, 2021
It's Not Magic

September 01, 2021
Bill, the Philosopher

August 25, 2021
Why Is the Future So Bad?

August 18, 2021
When Worlds Collide

August 11, 2021
Steampunk

August 04, 2021
My Dear Friend is Better

July 28, 2021
Favorite Characters

July 21, 2021
When It Matters

July 14, 2021
Going To Disneyland

July 07, 2021
Common Writing Themes

June 30, 2021
Superior Beings

June 23, 2021
Symbolism Is Dead

June 16, 2021
A Dear Friend Is Sick

June 09, 2021
A Minor Win

June 02, 2021
You Know You

May 26, 2021
1+1+1 = 10

May 19, 2021
I Don't Understand Cliché

May 12, 2021
Is This Real?

May 05, 2021
Forced Fiction

April 28, 2021
The Con

April 21, 2021
Back to the Basics

April 14, 2021
Adrenalin

April 07, 2021
Carl and Jerry

March 31, 2021
All Books Are Autobiographies

March 24, 2021
The Disappearing Car

March 17, 2021
Conspiracy Theories

March 10, 2021
Ultimate Weapon

March 04, 2021
Therapeutic Writing

February 24, 2021
Choose Your Own Adventure

February 17, 2021
Cursing

February 10, 2021
My First Interview

February 06, 2021
Four Blog Ideas

February 03, 2021
Changing My First Book

January 27, 2021
Improving the Book Market

January 20, 2021
When Plots Go Bad

January 12, 2021
What Makes Me Unique

January 06, 2021
My Message

December 30, 2020
Generators

December 24, 2020
Book Trends

December 09, 2020
A Blog Not Far Enough

December 02, 2020
My Best and Worst Blogs

November 18, 2020
My Comfort Zone

November 18, 2020
Blog Time

November 11, 2020
Editing Block

November 04, 2020
Quack Villain

October 28, 2020
Group Editing

October 21, 2020
Behaving Badly

October 14, 2020
Defending My Work

October 07, 2020
Editing Effectiveness

Setember 30, 2020
My Story Is Not Real

Setember 23, 2020
There is Always a Wrong Way

Setember 16, 2020
DIKW Pyramid

Setember 08, 2020
Dialogue Is Easy; Scripts Are Difficult

Setember 03, 2020
Uninventing

August 26, 2020
The Back of My Head

August 19, 2020
Lonely Writing

August 12, 2020
Throwing Characters Into a Plot

August 05, 2020
My Favorite Quotes

July 29, 2020
Character Flaws

July 22, 2020
Failed Virus Prediction

July 15, 2020
Switching Gears

July 08, 2020
Writing for Me

July 01, 2020
Motivation

June 24, 2020
Negative Blogs

June 17, 2020
My Daughter Kim

June 10, 2020
I Told You So

June 03, 2020
A Bit of Information

May 27, 2020
Enjoying the Story

May 20, 2020
Superheroes

May 13, 2020
Writing in Lockdown

May 06, 2020
Trying to Be Offensive

April 29, 2020
Don’t Use Did

April 22, 2020
Raising Awareness

April 1,5 2020
My Legacy

April 08 2020
Bad Book Reviews

April 01, 2020
Writing Quirks

March 25, 2020
Fictional Ethics

March 17, 2020
Another Writing Setback

March 11, 2020
Bad Grammar

March 04, 2020
An Important Blog Topic

February 26, 2020
My Personal Life

February 19, 2020
I Lost a Friend

February 12, 2020
It’s Difficult Keeping Things Strait

February 05, 2020
Amazing Book Descriptions

January 28, 2020
Blog Rules

January 20, 2020
New Book Topics

January 15, 2020
My Writing Improved

January 08, 2020
An Arrogant Character

December 25, 2019
A Writing Setback

December 16, 2019
Bad People Aren’t Evil

December 08, 2019
Why I Continue to Blog

December 03, 2019
Men in Black International

November 20, 2019
I Wish I Read More

November 06, 2019
Writing Humor

November 06, 2019
Numbers

October 30, 2019
Life is Always More Complicated

October 23, 2019
Emotional Writing

October 16, 2019
Predicting the Future

October 09, 2019
Defining Fear

October 02, 2019
The Subject of Death

Setember 25, 2019
Being a Perfectionist

Setember 11, 2019
Banned Topics

Setember 04, 2019
Karma Is Difficult to Write For

August 28, 2019
Book Descriptions Are a Pain

August 21, 2019
My Computer is a Dear Friend

August 14, 2019
Becoming Successful Will Take a Long Time

August 07, 2019
Getting Old

July 31, 2019
An Update to My Writing Process

July 24, 2019
I Don’t Want to Write an Autobiography

July 17, 2019
Writing on Prednisone

July 10, 2019
The Motive Behind Revenge

July 03, 2019
I Used to Write Many Letters

June 26, 2019
Reflecting on My First Book

June 19, 2019
Integrating Quotes

June 12, 2019
My Editing Philosophy

June 05, 2019
Authors Rationalize Their Existence

May 15, 2019
Book Covers

May 15, 2019
In the Mood to Write

May 15, 2019
The Worst Thing I Almost Did

May 12, 2019
Do I Complain Too Much?

May 08, 2019
When Intelligent People Disagree

April 24, 2019
Fan Fiction

April 17, 2019
The Title is Everything

April 10, 2019
The Lies We Tell

April 03, 2019
Food is Difficult to Write About

March 27, 2019
Good Writers Are Philosophers

March 21, 2019
I Watched the Movie Freejack

March 13, 2019
What the World Owes Me

March 06, 2019
How’s That Book Marketing Going?

February 27, 2019
I No Longer Use Writers Helping Writers

February 20, 2019
Defining Evil

February 13, 2019
Writing Radical Fiction

February 06, 2019
Where my Ideas Come From

January 23, 2019
When Your Best Isn’t Good Enough

January 23, 2019
Character Attachment

January 16, 2019
Ethics Hinder My Writing

January 10, 2019
Using Grammarly and ProWritingAid

January 02, 2019
Most Authors Are Goodhearted People

December 26, 2018
If Aliens Arrive, Fiction Must Change

December 20, 2018
Developing A Character Biography

December 12, 2018
Creating A Book Outline

December 05, 2018
Translating Books to Film

November 28, 2018
Why I Like Neil Gaiman

November 21, 2018
Books I Didn’t Enjoy

November 14, 2018
I Don’t Understand Existential

November 02, 2018
Are Ghosts Real?

October 31, 2018
I Enjoy Self-Editing

October 25, 2018
My Russian Characters

October 17, 2018
Working With An Editor

October 11, 2018
My Computer Isn’t a Typewriter

October 03, 2018
Developing a Solid Main Character

September 26, 2018
Full Time to Part Time Author

September 19, 2018
It’s Easier to Publish Fiction

September 13, 2018
Powerful Villains

September 05, 2018
Contractions

August 30, 2018
Writing for Maximum Length

August 22, 2018
My Female Characters

August 15, 2018
Writing Has Changed Me

August 01, 2018
Writing Became Difficult

July 25, 2018
Creative Writing in College

July 18, 2018
How Writing Has Affected My Family Life

July 11, 2018
When I Realized I Was an Author

July 04, 2018
Technical Writing (By a Fiction Author)

June 28, 2018
Why I Blog

June 20, 2018
Writing About a Controversial Topic

June 12, 2018
Inventing A Plot

June 06, 2018
Confusing Characters With Real Life

May 30, 2018
The People We Want to Read About

May 22, 2018
Overcoming Critics

May 13, 2018
Writing an Intimate Scene

April 22, 2018
Pen Names

April 08, 2018
My Eternal Grammar Struggle Continues

February 26, 2018
Bill’s Guide to Book Marketing

February 05, 2018
Bill’s Guide to Publishing

January 15, 21, 2018
Bill’s Guide to Writing a Book

December, 21, 2017
Lifetime Goals

October, 24, 2017
The Tom Clancy Universe

December, 12, 2017
My Eternal Grammar Struggle

September 24, 2017
Living in a Dystopian Present

September 10, 2017
Why I write


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