What Door Will You Open Next?

Poetry isn’t so much a ‘guessing game’ as the idea that what one person glimpses beyond the door could be entirely different than what another person witnesses or experiences. Poetry is corporeal and relatable; it is emotion made tangible through… Read More ›

How Do You Define FICTION?

Fiction: The class of literature comprising works of imaginative narration, especially in prose form; something feigned, invented, or imagined; a made-up story ( ~ While I can logically agree with the sterile nature of the dictionary explanation of our beloved… Read More ›

A Mutual Understanding

Every writer should have a mutual understanding between the waste basket and his writing: you can’t have one without the other. A good writer needs to know in advance that large chunks of her writing will never see anywhere but… Read More ›

A Poetic Echo

It is often the echo of something very personal (or the outright scream of it) that motivates our hand(s) and mind to put words on the page. And after the reading/sharing of such a piece of our soul, it will… Read More ›

The Insanity of Writing

They say that if you can admit to the fact that you’re crazy, you’re probably sane enough. However, I don’t think this premise applies across the board. As writers we need to infinitesimally divide our mind and hold several personalities… Read More ›

Persistently Perceptive

Perspective, or the perception of our readers and our characters, is one of the core elements in writing that needs to be addressed with precision, clarity, and understanding. This is true for both fiction and non-fiction books. The narrator’s voice… Read More ›