January is always a time of year when every person, publication, and business seems to be producing an annual report, a recap of their year, a presentation for stakeholders, etc.
Having written, designed and produced several annual reports in my lifetime, January has always been a depressing and stressful time following the joy of the holidays. (For those of you wondering, it is not the weather. I love winter and the cold. Yes, it's true.)
So I've always avoided writing a similar "annual report" for Star Runners to avoid flashbacks. After receiving several flattering emails about what is in store for the Star Runners Universe, however, I decided to work on a sort of recap for all of you as well as a look into what's planned for 2019. Here we go:
2014-2015: The Beginning
Star Runners: Revelation Protocol
Star Runners: Mission Wraith
I have written on this website extensively about the beginnings of Star Runners and my writing. You check out a post here if you'd like to read more about how this entire adventure started.
But I thought I'd revisit this differently today. See, I spent a lot of time traveling over the holidays. It left me with plenty of time to reminisce about what had transpired in my career(s) and my passion for writing. I don't know why it took me years to realize this, but I told my wife I feel like my eyes have been opened to a truth I wanted to share with you considering embarking on your dream whether it is writing or something else.
Write if you honestly feel like that's why you're here. You don't have to be perfect--just write. Life is all too short. I was first paid for writing in 1999. The same year I also started my first novel (which was not Star Runners). Star Runners was published in 2014. Why the delay?
Because I wanted to wait until I was perfect. Here's a newsflash: I'm far from perfect. So are you. But I poured everything I co