I should start off by saying that the blog title image above has nothing to do with this post, other than the fact that it is useless and utterly nonsensical.
See, one of the more stupid things I struggle with here in the blogosphere (isn't that what the kids are calling it nowadays) is coming up with a graphic to go along with something I want to post. This comes in second to my issue of just trying to come up with something to write about.
In the end I decided that I'm being stupid -- something I excel at -- because in the grand scheme of things comes this one cold hard fact:
Nobody cares, and I'm okay with that.
So, if no one cares, then that means what I post doesn't really matter. Right?
Okay then, I can work with that.
Let's start with the aforementioned blog graphic. See, there's this small part of me that feels like I can't put up a post without a graphic. Yeah, it's stupid and I'm sure that's more my LOCD than anything else (See THIS for more on LOCD), but it's there, and I have to face it.
Now, if we continue on with the idea that if no one cares and so what I post doesn't matter, then in reality, I don't NEED to post a blog graphic (Gripping, isn't it!).
But let's take that one step further. If no one cares, and if what I post doesn't matter, then why not post a graphic that means nothing at all?
So I headed on over to Canva (if you aren't using Canva, you really should be) and chose the option for Blog Title, and picked the first pre-made graphic that is available for free.
Now, on to what to write about.
Well, how about I just slap out whatever crap enters my head throughout the day?
So what I'll do is anytime you see a line in any post, that's me going away for an hour or so and coming back to write whatever meaningless bit of drivel seeps out of my brain.
Okay, because I'm off to do things.
What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs and makes a slinkity sound?
A spring, a spring, a marvelous thing!
Everyone knows it's Slinky.
It's Slinky, it's Slinky,
It's fun, it's a wonderful toy.
It's Slinky, it's Slinky, it's fun,
It's a wonderful toy.
It's fun for a girl or a boy.
I can't get this song out of my head!
So, I'm writing short stories now. Well, for the time being.
I am using Canva to create covers for them so that they will all have the same design. I changed the cover to The Walrus of Death to fit that design and put it back out on Amazon.
I don't know if this is the right direction, but I don't care anymore.
The one thing that truly holds me back from really doing something with my writing is money. I can't afford to have someone do my covers in a professional manner, and I can't afford an editor. So, I'm going full indie and doing it all myself with short, 99 cent, stories.
The hope is that maybe people will enjoy them and I can maybe, possibly start earning enough to afford an editor and a cover designer.
If not, then okay. But it won't be for lack of trying.
Am I the only one who hasn't seen The Force Awakens yet?
I want to thank everyone for grabbing their free copy of My Super Midlife Crisis Part One. You still want a free copy, grab it now, it's coming down soon and will go back up again as a short story for 99 cents soon.
Sometimes nothing beats a bologna sandwich with Miracle Whip and cheese. Hello childhood.