Does art need to convey a message? As a writer, my main job is to tell a story. Most stories focus on the wants of a character. For example, my protagonist may want answers, may want a change of scenery, may want love, may want revenge…you get the idea. Recently, I was thinking about this… Continue reading Messaging in Art [Writing]
It’s not always easy to maintain a positive attitude. Life can throw curveballs at you, trip you up, leave you wondering what the hell just happened. We’ve all been there at some point. Dazed, confused, lost, and trying to figure out what the next steps should be. Of course, there are thousands of opinions on… Continue reading Remaining Postive
I recently finished watching WandaVision on Disney+ and was impressed by the entire production, especially the writing. I think the scribes did a great job of addressing Wanda's grief, and each character was fleshed out enough to allow me to understand their motivations and wants. Once the final post-credit scene faded, I started thinking about… Continue reading Meeting Expectations
I'm going to be beta-testing some new WordPress themes over the next few days, so don't worry if my website doesn't look like it usually does. I've been using the same theme for a few years now and feel like I need a change, freshen things up a bit. Feel free to comment if you… Continue reading Testing the Waters
I think we all have music inside us, but we may not know how to tap into it. Join me as I talk about making music, about finding your inner rhythm, about expressing yourself with sound. It doesn't matter if you have a talent for it, all that matters is that you make yourself heard.… Continue reading The Prometheus Project Podcast – Ep 36 – Making Music
In this episode, I talk about the role empathy plays in creativity, especially writing, as well as in our personal lives. The podcast is available at iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify, and PodBean. If you prefer, I also have a YouTube channel. Or you can simply listen to it here!
The topic for this episode is, "Exploring the Senses." I think that being in touch with all of our senses can make our creative output more robust and meaningful. Join me as I talk about the little details and can add so much to our art. The podcast is available at iTunes, GooglePlay, Spotify, and PodBean.… Continue reading The Prometheus Project Podcast, Ep 29, is Available!
I'm taking a little time to work on some other projects, so I won't be recording or publishing a podcast episode this week. There will be new content coming soon, both for the website and the podcast, and I hope (crosses fingers) that my short story collection will be published in the next week or… Continue reading No Podcast This Week
I've lived in Florida for most of my life, and I've been lucky enough to survive twelve or so hurricanes. Some were much worse than others. Hurricane Micheal, for example, blew through the panhandle last year and there is still debris and damage to contend with. Dorian was one of those storms, much like Michael,… Continue reading Post-Dorian Thoughts
One of the things I've enjoyed when reading collections of Stephen King's short stories are the afterwords where he discusses the stories. It's fun to read about the inspiration for the stories, how he developed them, why he made a decision to do one thing instead of another. Not only does it give me insight… Continue reading Thoughts on Afterwords