Year 6 of My 5-10 Year Overnight Success Plan

Year 6 of My 5-10 Year Overnight Success Plan

Well, here I am, yet again. It’s time for Firehurler’s 6th birthday, marking the end of Year 6 of my 5-10 Year Overnight Success Plan. I’ve made a minor improvement over last year in getting this done in January rather than June (doh!).  Hopefully, I can turn...
Year 5 of My 5-10 Year Overnight Success Plan

Year 5 of My 5-10 Year Overnight Success Plan

Well, one of the hallmarks of my annual plan update seems to be posting it later and later every year. This year I’ve somehow made it to June with a combination of being busy/forgetful/procrastinating. In part, that’s a good thing because I’ve reached a point in my...
Year 4 of My 5-10 Year Overnight Success Plan

Year 4 of My 5-10 Year Overnight Success Plan

So… January 31st marks the 4th bookiversary of Firehurler. I’ll have been a self-published author for four full years. At this point, I have vague recollections of an office job in some sort of engineering field. It just seems like such a stark contrast from my...
Year 3 of My 5-10 Year Overnight Success Plan

Year 3 of My 5-10 Year Overnight Success Plan

So… January 31st marks the 3rd bookiversary of Firehurler. I’ll have been a self-published author for three full years. I’d like to say the time has flown and it feels like just yesterday. But really it’s been the exact opposite. It feels like...
Miracle on 34th Street Fan Theory

Miracle on 34th Street Fan Theory

‘Tis the season and I’ve been popping in all the Christmas classics this season. But as I was watching Miracle on 34th Street (in the original 1947 black-and-white), I had an odd theory occur to me. Maybe it’s too much time spent dissecting my own...
What If More Video Games Were Text-Based

What If More Video Games Were Text-Based

I am old enough to remember Zork—the original text-based versions before they came out with graphics-enabled editions. It was an entirely different gaming experience. You had a paragraph or two to describe your location, an inventory of disparate (often bizarre)...