One of the great things about being a part of the #WritingCommunity on Twitter is discovering new authors. It's one thing to wander through a bookstore and browse titles, but during a pandemic, wandering through Twitter posts and perusing titles is the next best thing. My latest discovery is the novel Where Demons Dance by… Continue reading Review – Where Demons Dance
I'm back in the kitchen and sharing another fun recipe. This week it's Potato Cakes! One of the things that makes this recipe so great is that you can do so many different things with it with additions. Check it out and see if you get inspired! https://youtu.be/QViFhkYAzlQ
The topic for this episode is "Who Cares?" It's easy to lose your motivation when you don't have an audience or you aren't getting the attention you think you should, but this doesn't mean you should give up. Join me as I talk about keeping your focus and staying motivated. The podcast is available at… Continue reading The Prometheus Project Podcast, Ep 33, is available!
Here in the U.S., the 4th of July is sort of a big deal. It's a day to remember our independence from England, the end of a war, and the birth of a nation. What actually happens is people here cook meat on a grill, get drunk, and blow things up after nightfall. What I… Continue reading Thoughts on the 4th
One of the issues many creative individuals deal with is wondering who cares about their work. That's understandable. For many, a lack of recognition is troublesome. It kills motivation and inspiration. It leave them wondering if they should continue on. I mean, what's the point if no one is ever going to see it? I… Continue reading Who Cares?
It's a strange world we're living in. This pandemic has had more of an impact on society than anything else in recent memory. It's affected every country, every city, every individual in some way. Probably the biggest impact is that it has fragmented society, breaking up large gatherings like concerts and parties, and kept people… Continue reading Dealing with Isolation
For the traditional readers out there, the paperback version of my latest short story collection, Reflections in Blue Water and Other Stories, is now available at Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/dp/1733278524
I'm back in the kitchen with a new episode of my cooking show. This week I'm preparing roasted root vegetables. Yes, cooking can be both fun and creative! https://youtu.be/QpJ8lyWWYaA
When I was a younger man (which wasn't THAT long ago, thank you very much), it was harder for a writer to get published than it is today. Commercial print magazines and traditional publishing houses ruled the writing world. Your average fiction writer had to comb through the newsstands to find magazines that might be… Continue reading Traditional Vs. Non-Traditional
Do you remember when you were studying literature in school and the instructors would talk about all the metaphors in the stories? One instance I remember was when an associate professor was discussing a story in which the author had a character walk into a room that was painted blue. He asked the class what… Continue reading Literally Metaphorical