Will Ramirez

I Wrote Some Words Today

I Wrote Some Words Today

And I liked it. Don’t laugh. Sometimes putting thoughts into words is hard work. It wasn’t tonight, but it’s been very hard lately. Oh yeah, I’ve got all the excuses. Actually other people make them for me. “You’ve been through so much change lately.” “You’re very busy.” I guess. Who isn’t busy though? And when […]

The Art of Sacrifice

The Art of Sacrifice

My kindle recommends lots of stories. I’ll try new authors from those recommendations sometimes. Most write well with expansive worldbuilding and intriguing story-lines. I must have tried eight or nine samples recently. I’ve bought none. My most recent attempt was so promising. The fantastical elements of the world were unique. The plotline drew me in […]

Fun With Imagination

Fun With Imagination

I’ve always wished for the ability to draw the pictures in my mind. Alas, I can only do so with words. But I discovered something that allows me to get close 🙂 I’ve never been a fan of building games ala Minecraft. I’m just not creative enough. But when a friend offered me access to […]

Pace Yourself

Pace Yourself

Have you ever been disappointed at a concert because your favorite band sounded different than the radio? My wife and I had an awkward moment upon discovering that yahoo broadcasts live concerts on their website. She noticed Aerosmith was live and clicked in curiosity. To be honest, I was surprised they were still playing. We […]

The Sprinkler of Doom

The Sprinkler of Doom

Water peppered the windshield blocking sight of the road. “Stupid sprinklers.” Alexander growled and tapped the wipers. The Corolla lurched forward rattling his teeth as it bounced through a sea of green grass. “What in the world….” Alexander slammed on the brakes. When the car rumbled to a stop, he leaned over the steering wheel […]

Fun With Short Stories

Fun With Short Stories

One of my difficulties is getting back into the groove after a long writing layoff. Especially when that layoff occurs in the middle of the story. It’s difficult to leap back into the jumble of emotions which found their way onto the page when you’ve been separated from those specific emotions for a while. So, […]

What Is Art?

What Is Art?

“We are not being true to the artist as a man if we consider his art work junk simply because we differ with his outlook on life.” – Francis Schaeffer The question of art is an interesting one because what we consider to be art is often based on our own preferences. One man’s masterpiece […]