Blog

The Main Attraction

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Brainstorming

Where I’ll be doing all of the story planning and brainstorming of ideas. (Click to view posts in this category)

News

Looking for announcements? Look no further! (Click to view posts in this category)

Personal Life

What’s going on in my life including emotional checkups and how it’s affecting my writing. (Click to view posts in this category)

Writing Process

The how of my writing life. How I use various tools and theories and what works for me and doesn’t. (Click to view posts in this category.)

Writing Tools

Books, classes, software, etc. What I work with and why. (Click to view posts in this category.)

Personal LifeWriting Process
Playing Catch-Up

Playing Catch-Up

Emotional Overview A quick check-in showing my current emotional state. (Higher numbers mean greater degrees of emotion.)DepressionAnxietyStressYeah, it’s been a few weeks. Again, all I can say is sorry. Each week, I know I need to write something but it always...

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Personal LifeWriting Process
Welcome to Trench

Welcome to Trench

About four or five months ago, a song started showing up in my YouTube Music feed called Level of Concern by Twenty One Pilots. It immediately “grabbed” me and made a pretty deep impression. I immediately started doing some research on the band and the more I read...

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News
Coverage on other sites

Coverage on other sites

I just wanted to drop a quick note to say that Mystical Bear has been getting some coverage on other sites and to pass along some links to view: First off, I've written elsewhere frequently on my blog about Lauren Sapala and her excellent classes for intuitive...

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