I’ve had artists work with me here and there on various collaborative efforts; an online comic that is stalled, a couple of children’s books, etc. It’s great working with someone who has the talent I lack for bringing a vision to reality. I only have the words. I need that skill in the hands and eyes… Read More One of these days, I’ll finish a children’s book or something.
Authors Around Town is a group of writers local to the Midsouth who are all published through Dark Oak Press, also local to the Midsouth. We’re touring the Midsouth this summer and fall, making stops in as many bookstores as we can. Click on the link to obtain our flyer and schedule. All of our… Read More Authors Around Town
I attended Midsouthcon this past weekend as an author guest and had a great time. The conference center was packed full of people. Some of the panels were standing room only. I sold and signed a few books and had the honor of sitting on several panels to discuss before and with some very participatory… Read More What Makes a Hero?
I suppose a lot of readers may suppose that fiction, and all other art for that matter, comes from deep wells in moments of brilliance. And if they don’t suppose that it all comes from such sources, they may well think that the best comes from such sources and the rest is dross, because it… Read More Inspiration: Part 2
An old, primary definition of inspiration is that it is the act of drawing air into the lungs. Inspiration in the artistic sense follows from this old definition: elevating influence, creative influence of genius; being imbued with ideas proceeding from a source of knowledge. There is also the religious sense of inspiration, the idea that the… Read More Inspiration