If no one reads it, is it worth writing?

This is one of two posts about a work in progress. See related posts here and here. _______________________________________________________ What my writer friend should have known about me, but didn’t, was that I own a book in whose index the phrase “Art for Art’s Sake” appears. Art for Art’s sake is the academic way of saying... Continue Reading →

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Shouldn’t we all want to explore the topic of empathy?

This is one of two posts about a work in progress. See related posts here and here. ______________________________________________________ So much of what is written these days is simply production. I am particularly annoyed by SEO and the idea of diluting language to the 100 most commonly used search terms to improve the likelihood of discovery.... Continue Reading →

What I learned in Submit-O-Rama

Last year I was five months in to the writing life I had always wanted. It started in April 2012 when I went to the Clemson Literary Festival and came home and wrote my first short story in 15 years. By October I had a few drafts of disparate stories and a finished novel whose... Continue Reading →

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