Here’s where I can be my own ‘Weirdo’

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Here's where I can be my own 'Weirdo'. Doesn't everyone need to find their own forum for what's ailing them? Oh, do we need an excuse to do what we do? After we are both gone, no one will remember us. So, what do we actually have to lose? Forgotten words, feelings, thoughts and actions... … Continue reading Here’s where I can be my own ‘Weirdo’

When do you know you actually are a ‘real’ writer, author and/or poet?

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I don't know if it will ever dawn on us we are whether we are either genuine writers, authors and/or poets. Maybe, it will, maybe not. I don't know about you, but it is finally sinking in after decades and decades that I must have somehow become a real writer. I write about all kinds … Continue reading When do you know you actually are a ‘real’ writer, author and/or poet?

Madness of Poetry

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Why do I write poems? I began writing poetry at a young age shortly after I began reading poems of Edgar Allan Poe and Henry David Thoreau. I give tribute to great poets such as these, including Charles Bukowski. I thank them for my inspiration. Writing in general and especially specific, poetry is my creative outlet. It makes me feel better … Continue reading Madness of Poetry

Authorial Intentionality

I don't think I told you this. I mean, about my authorial intentionality a couple years back. It was when I was writing my Novel, 'Meet Duff!' I had heard before not to pay attention to the critics. that was some great advice I picked up from some of the greatest authors I look up … Continue reading Authorial Intentionality

What is Poetry?

What is Poetry? You know, I never really analyzed it officially, like this. Although, I always did think it carried deeper meaning than everyday experiences. But, that isn't true, because poetry speaks about everything within bounds and without. I never thought I would be moved to write so much of it as I do now. … Continue reading What is Poetry?

Book Writing Software

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You might like New Novelist book writing software, if you need a helping hand writing a book of poetry or novel. You can get by with Microsoft Word, but within the new novelist software, you can add as many chapters as you want and keep notes for characters and your references used. For me, it's simpler … Continue reading Book Writing Software

How I Usually Write a Book

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Wondering how to write a book? How it happens for me is, subtle messages pop out from nowhere while watching scientific documentaries on YouTube, throwing a tennis ball to my beloved dog Bubba, exercising in my dusty garage, to a fluttering cooing Dove flapping down on my cracked block wall in the backyard (Remember, I told you about the Doves?) … Continue reading How I Usually Write a Book