And ramblings of a writing man…
The internet is rife with a wonderful array of writers; a colourful consort of creatives; a plentiful palette of poets; a beautiful bunch of bloggers.
I am amongst them. I have dreams, like others do. Mine are simple dreams, but they are my own. I write because I love to write. I read because I love to read. If one soul in this world reads what I write and loves my work the way I do, I have achieved all that I need to.
Anyway, melodious introduction to this blog aside, I believe I ought to “get to the point” about the website (finally) being fully functional, and the changes to come…
Over the course of 2017, I’ve been lamentably busy; to the point where my writing has taken a backseat. I have, so far: amicably exited a seven-year relationship with the woman I was set to marry last month; fortunately met the woman of my dreams, and started something incomparably beautiful that I’ve been searching for my entire life; and left one of my bands.
I now sit on the verge of: the timely dissolution of my other band; selling my house (notably co-owned by the former lady in my life); leaving the career I have sweated and bled for for over eight years; relocating to the scenic countryside of neighbouring Staffordshire.
What a difference a day makes; and what a difference a year is making…
It’s all a part of the many positive steps I had to take in my life toward the fulfilment and enrichment of a satisfying existence that we all hope and dream of. There are matters I may wish to discuss in later blogs, when (or if) I feel ready to do so, that concern the inner-struggles endured for a long, long time. But the crux of it all is I have finally diagnosed a suffering; one that is by no means comparable to the terrible struggles those less fortunate than I must endure in this often cruel and unfair world, but troubles that have nevertheless had an impact on my own wellbeing and happiness.
Those days are now coming to an end, and I’m finally closing doors and opening new ones with an invigoration I haven’t experienced in years. At the end of this juncture in my life, I will set out to achieve what I started in 2014 when I finally began my writing journey. I already have one completed manuscript in my arsenal, and I’m working on an even greater novel that I hope to complete by the time this transitional period of my life has reached its coming conclusion. And when I reach that point, I will bear my soul and creative mind through the tapestry of storytelling, and I can only hope that one small corner of the world will love and appreciate all I have created.
I’ve had some issues with sorting out my website domain that are now resolved. I must now complete my journey of transition, and I must finish my latest works. My writer’s journey does not end or begin there. It continues for as long as I breath.
Please, if you will, and if you wish, watch this space.
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