Author: Christopher Winterberg

Today I Climb My Everest

I wanted to blog, then I didn’t. And this went round and round until, yeah, blog. I have reasons. Some real, others well… Anyway. Why the long road to blog? Because blogging takes work. It steals from other work. Writing

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Go Write

I was recently told to go write. This is only weird because the words came from a friend. It’s not like I tell people what to do. Well, *laughs* I do if ‘go fuck off’ or ‘go fuck yourself’ counts,

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C’mon! Just The One More.

I told myself I’d stop doing it. Just quit. No more. No mas. Zip. Zilch. Not even one.  But nope.  There I was, doing it again. Sure, I was up early. Had all good intentions. Then… Shit. Just. Happens.  I

The Desolate Road Is A Motherfucker

The writing… Hmmmm. Let’s just say that’s it’s been a desolate road. It twists. There are hairpin turns that’ll rip you apart from the g-forces, shredding flesh from bone. Your hope – to come out unscathed. A miraculous misgiving of nothingness

When A Turkey Is Not A Turkey

Hey you. Psssssst! It’s me. Remember me? Yeah, it’s been a while. Too damn long, in fact. Like they say, the only thing that time creates is more time. Well, they don’t really say that. I do. And I just

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“…The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”  ~Sylvia Plath It comes up from the screen, crawls across the back of your hand and waits. It’ll sit there, staring at the unsuspecting – you – until it decides it’s time. Tentacles

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Editing 101: WELCOME TO HEL

Editing is the most fun you can legally and ethically have. HAHAHAHAHA! I’m totally lying. Sometimes your writing just, well, sucks. That’s where the editing writing process comes in for the writer because, editing is writing. Always. They’re connected at

You Are Commanded To Write Thusly. Or Whatever.

Very recently I wrote The Writing Commandments For Self as a guide for writer self-preservation. It’s there for writers’ to stop beating themselves up over their writing. It got me to thinking, yeah, I do it on occasion. Anyway, thinking…

The Writing Commandments For Self

Nope. No one called out to me. I didn’t hallucinate after desert ‘shrooms. I didn’t hear a voice that may or may not have been there. I didn’t trek up some godforsaken mountain in the middle of the sun-scorched, swampass

20 Reasons Why You’re Writing Might Not Get Done

You’ve been watching the Olympics and now you’re thinking, yeah, I will look good in a swim brief. No. No you won’t. And, you’re welcome. Leave it to the athletic professionals. That’s not the only information I’m here to give.

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