State of the Art(ist), August 2017

It has been a while since I last posted something that wasn’t either a poem, a ‘love note’ entry, or somehow not directly related to my self-publishing activity (the ‘Resistance Song of the Day’ notwithstanding). So, here goes… I have yet to get a decent handle on 2017, even though it is two-thirds over. Although [...]

What I have been up to lately

Some of the things in this post will have already appeared here in some form, but, for my own sake, I figure it is worth making note of recent activities and accomplishments in one place. I have a tendency to underestimate myself, and that is something I am trying to correct. So… Despite the financial [...]

Mid-afternoon at Third Place (a poem)

Went out for lunch yesterday, after mailing in my grant application materials. This poem describes the scene shortly before I went into the book store to look around for a while. Afternoon in the hours between the lunch and dinner crowds Classical music comes from a tinny speaker somewhere Around the tables in the common [...]

6/26/2015: Where I’m at

Having almost reached the midpoint of 2015, I thought it was about time for a brief year-in-review post. It has been quite the year so far. I have published two more books (The Imperfect Document and ‘Dear Monday…’), and have another one (Quiet on the Outside Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Quiet on the Inside) almost ready to go. [...]