ROW80 Check-In – 3.4: The Power of Music

I have had music on the brain for the past few days.  There are certain songs that I could hear right this minute and point to a particular time in my life (I listened to the Game of Thrones Season One soundtrack while studying for the Series 7 and 66), or a particular story I…

ROW80 Check-In – 3.3: No Signal

Let’s spend a minute thinking about this boat on the water, with no people, no land, and perhaps most importantly, no cell tower in sight. What would it be like to be on that boat for just a few hours on a Sunday afternoon? Where all you really had to do is lay on the…

ROW80 Check-In – 3.2: The Road

My “writer’s work” is done for the week. I spent a lot of my writing time during the week in “think” mode instead of “write” mode, and that’s just fine.  I have a tentative publishing plan for the rest of 2017 and I also have a rough idea of the writing projects I’m going to…

ROW80 Check-In – 3.2: Start Again

They say that the hardest thing to do is start.  You know what your passions are, you can see the life you want to be living, you can identify in clear detail your Dream Goals.  You know these things, but that’s enough, right?  You have to start pursuing your goals.  You have to take the…

ROW80 Check-In – 3.1: Wednesday’s News

My mini-vacation from the day job is winding down to a close.  Looking back at the past five days, I can at least say that I’ve gotten a lot done in terms of writing and reading.  Getting to the gym? Not so much.  Here’s a rundown of how Week 27 – AKA Week 1: Round…