Monthly Archives: January 2014

When the Inkwell Dries Up: Hide Out In a Coffee Shop

Dear Reader, I used to question and doubt the existence of writer’s block. That was before I started to go through prolonged periods of feeling like I had nothing to say. While I now do believe in writer’s block, I also believe that there are certain steps one can take to get through this period,… Continue Reading

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When the Inkwell Dries Up: Exercise

Dear Reader, I used to question and doubt the existence of writer’s block. That was before I started to go through prolonged periods of feeling like I had nothing to say. While I now do believe in writer’s block, I also believe that there are certain steps one can take to get through this period,… Continue Reading

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The (Not Horribly Long) Road to Self-Publishing

Dear Reader, Forgive me as I dip into a moment of self-advertisement. Last April, I released my book Glass People with Amazon and CreateSpace. The process strayed from my expectations of publishing in that I wasn’t dead by the time I finished. Dead tired perhaps, but my heart was still beating. And the most exhausting part… Continue Reading

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What Makes Great Art Great?

Dear Reader, Sometimes, as I have mentioned before in this blog, I read, watch, or listen to artists that I find interesting. Usually, an interest in their work is the initial trigger. This was the case with Michael Cunningham. (Just to plug his work for a moment, if you have not read The Hours, I… Continue Reading

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The Free Promotion Blog Post

Dear Reader, I always feel strange trying to promote myself on my blog, since most of my blog posts concern my own interests, thoughts, and questions (in other words, it’s already plastered by my presence). I am also not that much of a marketer. I feel like this is sometimes a problem with artists (if I… Continue Reading

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