What nobody tells people who are beginners — and I really wish someone had told this to me . . . is that all of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap. For the first couple years you make stuff, and it’s just… Continue reading Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
Many many thanks to the always hardworking MH Clay for accepting this poem, Moon Prayer for Mad Swirl – a fantastic venue for writers and readers. Check ’em out. “If you are a dreamer, come in. If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar, a hoper, a prayer, a magic-bean-buyer. If you’re a pretender, come… Continue reading Moon Prayer at Mad Swirl
Today is Will Shakespeare’s 448th birthday. Happy Birthday Will! Back in 2009, I went to London and then up to Stratford Upon Avon. It’s an amazing place and going there is like stepping back in time. If you have the opportunity to go, I highly suggest you visit the Garrick Inn. It’s Stratford’s oldest pub.… Continue reading I am Fortune’s Fool
“Drawing is still basically the same as it has been since prehistoric times. It brings together man and the world. It lives through magic.” – Keith Haring I’m working on a new novel right now. Two kind of. One is slowly, horribly, painfully eeking its way toward the final stages of revision before it moves on.… Continue reading Mix Tapes and Ephemera
All right let’s talk about Battlestar Galatica. First off, I get that I’m about nearly a decade behind on all this. My bad. I wasn’t watching a lot of television in 2004. I was going through a particularly pretentious phase where I cancelled cable. I repent! My Gods, I repent! I would like to congratulate the writers for giving me… Continue reading You Had Me At Helo