If It’s Good Enough for Mr. Livgren, then …

If It’s Good Enough for Mr. Livgren, then …

I've admired Kerry Livgren for a long time. Yes, you know him. The composer, guitarist, lyricist of Kansas. Yes - "Carry on Wayward Son" - "Dust in the Wind" Okay, now you're with me. Livgren didn't just disappear after the glory years of Kansas in the late seventies and early eighties. Far from it. He [...]

Plotting or Plodding?

Humph! Here's the real truth about writers: sometimes we have no idea how it's all going to turn out. I mean, really, what are we doing? What am I doing? What is my plot doing? Sometimes it feels like I'm playing a giant connect-the-dots while blindfolded. Are these two dots really going to connect in [...]