5 On: Timothy Gager

No matter how long someone has been writing and publishing (traditional or self), there’s always something to learn. And there’s usually, at one time or another, a desire to hear from someone who’s gone through, or is going through, something similar. I thought it would be fun to have a series of Q&As with writers … Read more

“The worst enemy to creativity is self doubt.” – Sylvia Plath

Today’s release of The Year of Dan Palace is, as suggested in the post title, much more than a confirmation of a finished task. [But first: To celebrate – because this book in particular earned the celebration (reason below) – the Kindle edition will sell for $0.99 today only (Nov. 22), until midnight. The paperback … Read more

How much of art’s perceived inferiority or superiority is determined by method of release?

In the latest episode of The Flickcast, hosts Chris Ullrich and Joseph Dilworth Jr. are discussing the latest Star Wars movie when the conversation touches on the perceived value of independent art. Ullrich: I’m starting to worry that we’re going to be inundated with all these genre movies and people are going to get burned … Read more

Poet K.C. Hanson on his new book, the Marine Corps + the arts, and the difficulty of publishing poetry

Don’t know much about poetry. I studied it in high school and college the way most people do in high school and college, but I never developed the same feel for it that I did for fiction, whether reading or writing. I can make a rhyme, choose a good word here and there, and technically … Read more