What is Life⁉️

What is Life⁉️

Okay, so I finished telling wife about this blog post idea, and she said, That’s cute. “Cute” is the picture book I originally self-published when I was 16 years old. It’s crazy because I remember when I wrote its story in English, translated it into Spanish, drew its...
The Curse of Living, Creatively

The Curse of Living, Creatively

Wife asks, “Did you sleep okay?” “No, I died.” “Wow, I’ve never died in my sleep,” she says. “You were there. I kept watching after it happened.” In this dream I created, I lived after I died – at least my consciousness. In this life you’ve created, will you...
📦🔑 Keep the Box Unlocked

📦🔑 Keep the Box Unlocked

When you unfold the box, it becomes the cross. Secrets revealed. ❓❓ I speak with my niece as I pull a frame from the wall, reach underneath, and make contact. “What are you doing?” she says. “I’m removing the bug I watched crawl behind this hanging picture.”...
Countdown: 3️⃣2️⃣1️⃣✳️

Countdown: 3️⃣2️⃣1️⃣✳️

Begin. Fast. Draft. Novel. Writing. Process. Because yesterday, my outline containing 55 scenes was deemed complete. It remains imperfect, but I’m maintaining today’s the perfect day to start the process. I encourage you to explore here if you are interested in...
Week in Review

Week in Review

I love to escape to create. What’s the alternative? Escape to consume? Minutes ago, as I stood inside this hotel room’s bathroom, I thought about how once my relief session ended, I’d get to meet you on the page in this very moment. And during this very minute,...
One Look is a Love Story

One Look is a Love Story

Wife whispered in my ear, “She’s in love with him.” She sat front row and watched him without pause. No phone check-ins. No beverage drinking. Barely a blink. Minutes later, she remained seated as I approached, kneeled, and asked, “Do you know the performer?”...