Posts Tagged ‘short fiction’

The Golden Age of Short Fiction

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

All writers, whether they be poets, short fiction authors, or novelists, have had enormous influences on their writing. For me those influences range from Dostoyevsky to Fitzgerald, from Pablo Neruda to Bob Dylan. Sometimes a poet can have an influence on my fiction, and sometimes a novelist can have an influence on my short fiction. But for many years there has been something else, something extraordinary, something you don’t have to buy, something that is right there all of the time like a 24-hour a day classroom that is always at your disposal. (more…) more»

Feeling Piano

Monday, February 6th, 2012

I’ve been feeling piano of late, dear friends. Light, natural light, sizzles across my face enlightening me. The miraculous entity we call light inspires me to write great works of Bart and in the middle of it, the crux, as it were, a tinkling of Hollywood piano spatters from the beyond, everything spurts from God. The piano melody speaks to the soul, harkens back to lullaby time with mother. (more…) more»