Tools of the Trade

I’m at a bit of a cross-roads and I’m still not entirely sure how I feel about it.  You see, I’m looking very seriously at getting a Mac.  Nothing wrong with that, right? There’s only one problem.  I’ve been using Microsoft products almost since the beginning of personal computers (just ask Sean, I really am that old).  Not only have I been using them but I’ve also been actively supporting them both personally and career-wise.  And until recently, I could honestly look you in the eye and say I had never strayed or been unfaithful to Microsoft… well except for that one time in Vegas when I was drunk, but what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. I use Microsoft […]

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Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

I thought I would do something a bit different for my first Friday post.  To that end, I’m not going to talk about the changes coming to the website.  There will be plenty of time for that in the days and weeks to come. I don’t think I’ve made any secret of the fact that editing is not my favorite thing in the world.  In fact, at one time, nailing my fingers with a hammer actually ranked higher in my list of things to do than editing.  That’s what makes my next revelation so amazing:  I don’t hate editing as much as I thought I did. OK, maybe amazing is a bit of a stretch, but sometimes you just have to […]

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A New Day is Dawning

As you all know by now, there are going to be some changes to the site.  One of those changes is my posting day; I will begin posting on Fridays starting this week. You may be asking yourself, “Why the heck is he posting today then?” Simply put, I didn’t want to leave you, the reader, in a lurch.  If you came to StartingWriteNow today expecting to see a post, I didn’t want you to wonder what was going on. Now you know. See you tomorrow.

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