Do our tastes revert back to being a child? Here’s mine.

  Recently, I attended a writers workshop where we talked about resonance within the genre that you write. “Learn the language so you don’t sound like a fraud.” Because fantasy is bone deep with me, I am going to dwell there in my writing for a while. I feel very comfortable within its realm. That…

My Best Guitar Lesson Ever!

 UPDATE: This post won an award for “creative non-fiction” at the 2015 LUW writers conference. ***** I can be cynical. Cynical: believing that people are motivated by self-interest; distrustful of human sincerity or integrity. A general distrust of others’ motives, believing that humans are selfish by nature, ruled by emotion, and heavily influenced by the same…

Crawl out of the hole when writing a memoir.

Sitting alone in a crowded hole Demons possess my inner soul Caught in a place I can’t escape The only way is to sit and wait Fight the thoughts that encompass my mind. Hurry up, I’ll soon go blind! Blind to the consciousness of right and wrong To lose that feeling, everything’s gone Be strong…