My totally amazing rules of writing or how to make writers procrastination work for you

Circus Summer by Hannah TriebMostly, it’s a process of putting one word after another.
Source – Neil Gaiman

At the Baltimore Book Fest I had a 40 minute conversation with a Ms Hannah Trieb all about procrastination, writers block and how to beat it. You see Ms Trieb asked my advice about writing because like me she is a natural procrastinator, so I offered her some of my insights. I do kind of wish I recorded everything because now three – four days after the fact I might have forgotten some of the wisest parts. Continue reading

A weekend of adventure, of books, Teddy Bears, Monsters and Comics at the Baltimore Book Festival

Tristan the Teddy Bear encounters the Monster from the Black Lagoon at the Baltimore Book Festival.

Tristan the Teddy Bear encounters the Creature from the Black Lagoon at the Baltimore Book Festival.

Last weekend Tristan and I had an adventure at the Baltimore Book Festival in the new addition to this celebration of the written word in the Charm City Comics Pavilion hosted by Third Eye Comics and Th3rd World Studios. I wasn’t too sure what to expect as last years adventure at the BBF didn’t go too well for me, this year though was completely different, I had a total blast and my kids came along with me to see what Tristan and I get up too – highlights after the jump. Continue reading

Baltimore Book Fest…. Well… Kinda didn’t work out so well…

You might have seen me at the Baltimore Book Festival...

You might have seen me at the Baltimore Book Festival…

This weekend I was at the Baltimore Book Festival, a special event for all things wordy and it nice to see a festival dedicated to the written word. I had a table in the Authors Tent and for my entire assigned day I sadly struck out, I guess the mojo just wasn’t with me and the Teddy Bear Tales, Wonder Tales and Exposition all batted below average – we got totally destroyed by a series of Pop-up books. You can’t always have a successful show… Anyhow, enjoy the pictures and thank you to my wife Jean, and my girl Chris for coming along and keeping me company… On to the next show!

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