Why I Write: Four Possibly Screwed Up Reasons

Sometimes. Seriously, someTIMES. What on earth am I thinking? I am married to a smart, fun, lovely woman; have six ridiculously sweet and good kids; need to renovate a bathroom; have a star destroyer-load of yard work that needs to get done; and have people I need to...

Resolution Check-Up

The year is nearly 1/3 done. How am I doing on the goals I made for this year? Here they are: 1. Write and polish a short story, then submit it to Writers of the Future. I have not done this yet. I will be sure to get started on it by the end of May. 2. Finish my 4th...

Why Do You Write?

I’d like to know why you write. I’ll tell you why I write. First and most importantly, I don’t write to cope with the voices in my head and nor do I write because my life depends on it and I have this incredibly deeply-held need to write or...

Jared Garrett

Author of the Beat Series