Gnarled Bones and Other Stories Wide Distribution Announcement

I am so pleased to announce that my book Gnarled Bones and Other Stories has gone wide! That means you can purchase it not only at Amazon but at other online retails stores as well and in several different formats that are convenient for whatever eReader you are using. So get your copy today!!! Amazon … Continue reading Gnarled Bones and Other Stories Wide Distribution Announcement

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Denying Categories

Photo Credit: Newly molted shell of spiny lobster at point of molting. Like the lobster, writers must shed the shell of convention for a new one in order to grow creatively. From D. R. Crawford and W. J. J. De Smidt, 1923, Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University of Washington: BMacZeroBot/Wikimedia Commons/BD UWash FMIB “Creativity … Continue reading Denying Categories

April Sharing is Caring Giveaway!

Since sharing is caring, Angel Martinez at Prisca’s Promotion Group is doing a spring giveaway. The giveaway is offering the following ten prices: $60 Amazon gift card 1 Paperback 8 eBooks (one of which is mine!) The sweepstakes will run from April 20, 2017 until April 30, 2017. To enter, go here

Poetic License

Photo Credit: Truman Capote in 1980 a few years before his death, when all of his society friends had forsaken him for his poetic license in Answered Prayers. Photo taken by Jack Mitchell, 1980: Nesnad/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY SA 4.0 “‘The artist is a dangerous person because he’s out of control… He’s controlled only by his art.’” (Truman … Continue reading Poetic License

Artistic Statements

  Photo Credit: Suffragette procession, 1911, uploaded November 10, 205 by LSE Library: LSE Library/Flickr/No known copyright restrictions Photo Credit: An environmental protest painting. The painting takes the famous picture of Grant Wood’s American Gothic (symbolic of the rural farmer) and gives it a background of the giant gas companies abuse of the environment to … Continue reading Artistic Statements