Join us tomorrow night at Downbound Books in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the Northside neighborhood, for the Inkwell Open Poetry Mic ft Ben Kline from 7-9PM. I’ll be reading some favorites and new work, as well as a few pieces from Sagittarius A*!
I took a few minutes to reorganize the Publications page. I divided it by years and added some non-writing things to it, such as my appearance on USA Today’s “I Am an American” series.
One thing that struck me – when I resumed writing seriously in 2012, I had no idea where it would take me. Continue reading “Updating/Reflecting”
Wow. I was updating my publications page and discovered that I published 21 poems and one short story in 2019! That’s my best year yet. Not bad for someone who stopped trying to publish for 11 years (2001-2012.)
2019 was a productive year too: I finished and found a publisher for Sagittarius A*, then completely revamped Twang after spending a couple hundred dollars to submit it to Continue reading “2019 in review”
I hope you are enjoying the holidays. Whichever ones you recognize. I’m in Connecticut with my bf and his family. Which lands 2 firsts: destination holiday and Christmas with him and his family. (We holiday’d separately last year.) Strange to be around a large family that actually likes one another.
As 2020 and the third decade of the 21st century approach, I told myself, Take these couple weeks off. Don’t fuss. Embrace the irregular. Skip the gym. Drink more. Write less. Relax. Yeah, ok, sure. I worked out like crazy yesterday and I started 3 new poems! I have a better chance of giving up coffee – something I’m considering in 2020 as a money saver.
Ok, lemme get back to my Four Roses.