Blog Posts

Happy New Year!

A day late, but what is time if not a fluid concept open to various interpretations. I needed a bit of time to reflect on what 2021 meant to me. Like 2020, it was a year of change, both personally, professionally, and creatively. Those changes came in the form of pain, frustration, and grief, but [...]

Piece of Me

Images and shapes sharpen into focus Then fade to blurs in the background Breath comes in puffs of smoke and steam A cacaphony of sound surrounds Disorienting and overwhelming Crashing all around Then you appear Manifested, as if from a dream Focus, Calm True An embrace A crime I breathe you in A scent so [...]

Going Places with Jason Glavin – Part II

Join me for the engaging conclusion of my chat with Jason Glavin, author of Going Places, Why You Should Travel Jason and I had a terrific chat early one humid August morning and we delved into legacy, the desire and motivations behind being an Author, and the changing publishing industry. In this episode, Jason turns [...]

Let’s Go Places with Jason Glavin

Join me for a conversation with fellow creative, non-fiction writer, Jason Glavin as we talk travelling the world pre and post COVID, the joys and challenges of being an indie author, the wisdom of fortune cookies, and where he developed his love of writing. Jay's going to take us on an adventure. Let's Go! #JasonGlavin [...]

New Platform. Who Dis?

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Switching Tracks

I am taking a bit of a hiatus from the podcast side of life to focus on editing and querying my current WIPs. Written by Grimes: The Podcast is taking a summer snooze! With multiple items drawing my attention here and there, personally and professionally, it became clear it was time to focus on the [...]

Meet Kevin A. Fagan: The Interview

Kevin and I continue our chat. We discuss the learning curve involved in podcasting life, staying motivated, and what inspires us. Listen in as Kevin discusses making music, letting things breathe, and the importance of knowing yourself and re-examining your purpose. One of Kevin's many notebooks Kevin shares with us his unique filing system and [...]

Meet Kevin A. Fagan: Rapid Fire / Slow Burn

Kevilonious dripping in gold! Image by @illustra_shains

Breakthrough!

I have recently turned my mind and energy back to querying one of my WIPs. Previously, I wrote before about the difficulty in crafting a query letter. One of the most difficult parts, for me anyway, is finding comparable work, be they books, TV, or movies. The book I am preparing to query is quite [...]