Tag Archives: writing

On Publication

Each time I’ve released a new book, I have been quickly contacted by friends and aspiring writers who are curious about the publication process. Their questions are almost always some form of – How you do that? Although I do … Continue reading

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The hypocrisy of hope

It’s not easy being me. I mean, as an educated, healthy, wealthy, handsome, white, cis-gendered, heterosexual male, with ready access to nutritious food, luxurious shelter, fulfilling and lucrative employment, abundant recreation, and unwavering support from friends and loved ones, I guess, … Continue reading

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A question for artists

I can’t write happy. I also can’t paint happy, or draw happy, or build happy. The act of creation for me, is not a pretty or tranquil process. Nearly all of my creative energy is rage based. Luckily, I have … Continue reading

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What do you want to do with your life, and other embarrassing questions

Maybe i’m in a deep philosophical debate with an old friend. Maybe I’m trying too hard to talk to a cute girl at the bar. Maybe I’m chatting with a cactus in New Mexico while high on peyote. It doesn’t matter. … Continue reading

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Artistic Renaissance Man seeking Renaissance style Patron of the Arts

It’s been over a month since I last posted. Normally I’d apologize for that…but none of you even checked to see if I was alright. Really? I’m gone for a month, and…nothing? No phone calls to my next of kin? … Continue reading

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I may be a writer, but none of my friends like to read.

I’m not allowed to talk about reading or writing with my friends. They consider these activities to be deviant behavior, and they feel that openly discussing them is incredibly distasteful. I’m something of an enigma. A nerd without any nerd … Continue reading

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True Fiction

Fiction, by definition, deals with information or events that are not factual. It is imaginary. Made up. Unreal. Ironically, the best fiction is successful entirely because it feels real. You don’t need flowery language to create an entertaining story. You don’t need … Continue reading

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