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Is it too sweeping or just too obvious to say that from falling in love to creativity itself, we must be off-balance to become?

I find myself trying not to think about writing when I am writing (things themselves…but of course words fall into this category) and, then, thinking of it constantly when I am not. I have been told by smart, talented people that we all need to find a “balance” between writing and life. This dichotomy proliferates endlessly into the mythological “...

Like many other poets, I have other creative outlets including fiction, non-fiction, and writing for TV and film. Sometimes research or creative output on one project can provide source material for work in other genres.

For example, the poem “Battlefield Typewriter” in the current issue of North American Review is the result of research I was doing to support the development of a TV pilot of my novel The Interrogator’s...

 

Like my ink and pencil drawing above of the steampunk fish, it’s fun to meld different arts together. In my last blog here, for example, I mentioned that I’d participated in a month-long project combining short poems and postcards. In this blog, I’m going to give you more information on the process and how you can be part of this challenging project.

First of...

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