Mike’s Newsletter

Mike Whitacre
Blogging and Updates
Created 09 Aug 2021
  • Random Morning Thoughts, Entry 5
    01 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    I feel like I have been both busy and lazy, which is not a good combination of humors, now that I’m thinking about it. On my days off, it is very easy for me to want to distract my brain to be occupie...
  • Random Morning Thoughts, Entry 4
    15 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    I feel like we’ve nearly lost the value of reading. Some might argue that reading went the way of the podcast and the audio book, which I’m sure has merit. But, I can’t help but think podcasts (less s...
  • Random Morning Thoughts, Entry 3
    14 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    I’ve been down for the count for a while because the summer had to knock me down a peg for its one last Hurrah! Being sick is never fun, and it’s been a while since I’ve been this sick. No, I won’t go...
  • Abstract Visions, No. 3
    06 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    “Our Hubris Of Knowing” By Mike Whitacre Quiet. They sat in that quiet library, sat across from each other as everything remained still. A ticking grandfather clock was the only indication that time s...
  • Random Morning Thoughts, Entry 2
    03 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Well, the end of August was a bust for my motivation. Hot days, work, and family events kept my mind occupied and my fingers creatively useless. The start of September has felt like that, too. It’s ta...
  • Random Morning Thoughts, Entry 1
    18 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    I’m taking a bit of a step back from writing fiction this morning to really hit on something I’ve been thinking a lot about. This particular subject reaches into many areas, ideas, and it even may be ...
  • Abstract Visions, No. 2
    14 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    “The Man In The Iron Cage” By Mike Whitacre They march. It is all I see bellow me, it is all I really know. Just the endless sea of bodies, all marching without end. There is no sound I really know qu...
  • Abstract Visions, No. 1
    13 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    “The Grasping Hand” By Mike Whitacre They descended upon the village, acting without mind or soul, as they sought only to steal mouth and eat tongues. Each one had their mouths sown together, with the...
  • Fight The Algorithm!
    10 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
    Theme One: “What Does The Algorithm Know?” is out now on Smashwords, and you can set your own price. Comment about it here, or leave a review on Smashwords. Fight the algorithm! Leave a comment Share ...
  • Blogging and Updates
    09 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
    Welcome to Mike’s Newsletter by me, Mike Whitacre. Bringing you the latest in my blogging and self-publishing journey. I’ll throw in a few deals from time to time, too. Sign up now so you don’t miss t...
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