I'm ending 2017 strong, and today, it's my end of the year mixtape to close out what has ostensibly been a very weird year. The songs were pulled from my last.fm profile. In case you're just joining us, the Best Year Ever mixtape is a nine year tradition. I went back and tagged my previous … Continue reading Best Year Ever 2017: Mixtape
My penultimate offering for Best Year Ever, movies. I saw a LOT of movies this year, which isn't saying much, since I'm a cinephile in every definition. These are a few of my favorites that I've seen this year. Click through the pictures to purchase them on Amazon. Honorable Mentions: North by Northwest, The Graduate, … Continue reading Best Year Ever 2017: Movies
The Best Year Ever series continues with the best books that I've read this year. At my job, I have time to read. Shocking, I know. It gives my eyes a rest, since I'm on a computer all day. So, I started reading voraciously again. I noticed a sea change in my reading habits in … Continue reading Best Year Ever 2017: Books
2017 was a big blur, like I'm sure I'm going to be saying over the next few days. I was not where I needed to be financially, so I had to severely scale back in my road trips. And you know how much I live for road trips. And because I was forced to stepped … Continue reading Best Year Ever 2017: Photographs
I guess it goes without saying that 2017 has been bonkers for me. A lot of personal and professional changes, and I feel like I'm in a good place now. I'm slowly making changes for 2018, too. I hope you'll join me. In the meantime, I continue with my annual Best Year Ever project, summing … Continue reading Best Year Ever 2017: Posts
August is a good month for a roundup. I've finally settled into my day job, and am developing my side hustle, AKA City of Writers. Here are the most popular posts on Writeropolis this past month, per Google Analytics. I would like to say I'm surprised at the popularity of the posts, but I'd be … Continue reading August 2017 Roundup
I'm happy to announce that Writeropolis is alive. When I was searching for a unique name for the Facebook page to reflect my writing life, I couldn't come up with a good name. I used some name generators, and stumbled upon writeropolis. Writer to reflect what I do, and then opolis reminded me of Metropolis, … Continue reading Say hello to Writeropolis!
Manifest Mondays are where I chat exclusively about writing and the writing life. My earliest memory of writing as a child was being scolded for learning how to write my name and address in kindergarten. I proceeded to write it over and over on one page - both sides - because I liked the feel … Continue reading The Artist’s Way