Ian Brannan's blog


My steps were smooth, quick, and simple. My breath kept even. My heartbeat was a slow 140 beats per minute, according to my heart rate monitor. The grass below my feet was wet from last night’s harsh rainstorm. I was running in Big Shunga Park, where I typically do my morning runs. The trails are vast and all over. I have calculated a forty minute route of which I run five days a week.

Write How You Feel

For the past couple of days, I have been feeling kind of down.  You see, I am at the time in my life where the great majority of my friends are getting into serious relationships, and even getting married, while I have been single for a while with no real hope of finding anyone in the near future.  I know what you may be thinking: what does this have to do with writing, or being creative in any sort of way?  I promise though, I do have my reasoning.

For The Busy Writer

Busy, busy, busy!  This is all I ever seem to be; I am constantly running from one thing to the next!  School, work, volunteer work, I hardly have time to eat and sleep.  If you're as busy as me then you understand how difficult it is to find time to write.