Self-Portraits

I have started writing prose regularly (check my Instagram account @cmcoxwrites to read it). I write more than I’ve published, and I’ve found that a lot of my recent writing has featured myself as the subject. Many self-portraits. Many new descriptions. I think this is because of how much I have changed in the last…

The Greenhouse Effect

Today marks exactly 4 months that I’ve been a homeless, nomadic backpacker. I have been in England for 3 1/2 weeks. In this time, I have journaled every day, worked on bits of story, and before we got to England I published my newest rider in ‘The Empyrean Series’, ‘Inteneration‘. This week, for the first…

Wednesday Writing Update

(Coffee shop writer) With every change to my routine, I feel like I’m getting closer to understanding the best way to structure my life as a writer. I’ve tried a lot of things that didn’t work but now it seems I’ve found not just a basic rhythm but a set of guidelines that will help…

Communicating

(Scenes from hiking in Tennessee)   I have been told that I communicate like a man. I am type-A and very direct. My thinking is ordered, linear, and logical. I say what I mean and I mean what I say. I don’t experience the world emotions first, but logically and analytically; after I have thoroughly thought…

Small Talk

Last week, I took the Myers-Briggs personality test. (Because S’s sister mentioned it and I was curious. That’s why.) I took the free online version, of course, so I took it several times. Just to be sure. The first part of the result describes levels of introversion versus extroversion. Everyone is a balance of both introversion…