I answer questions about the creative process in the journal Crossing the Dissour

I answer questions about the creative process in the journal Crossing the Dissour

Greywood Arts of Ireland released their first online journal about art and creativity. It's entitled CROSSING THE DISSOUR, and they asked me to participate in the multi-artist interview on the creative process. You may remember that I had a writing residency in Ireland last year and had a terrific and productive time. I very much [...]

Going for a Trilogy

My, the consummate stand-alone novel guy, is going for a trilogy.  I mentioned a while back that I was wading into virgin territory by starting a sequel to my finished yet unpublished novel "A  Man too Old for a Place too Far." As I've been working on the sequel, the stories line just keep ballooning [...]

When the ‘Something’ becomes Obvious: A Writing Revelation

Nearly two years ago, as I was meeting with my drama troupe to brainstorm some ideas for out Christmas show, someone said, “Hey, why don’t we do something with the twelve days of Christmas.” I said okay, opened my laptop, started WORD, and named a document “Something of the Twelve Days of Christmas.” The document [...]

Seven

Seven.  Novel number seven, that is. I started writing it today. I needed to stop and reflect on that number a little. I suppose I should start with that frequently used qualifying: if you would have told me ten years ago that I would have ... (fill in the blank) ... for me it's ... [...]

Respect Creative Artists (And check out this cool new song)

One of my favorite bands, House of Heroes, has a new album coming out this July. I just found out about it this week and I've had their pre-release lyric video on repeat for the last three days. Here it is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNIeIbuKZZc I've been hooked on House of Heroes since I discovered their amazing album [...]