My short story "Ring Around the Moon" is in the new issue of 2 Bridges Review. The online issue hasn't been uploaded yet, but I understand it should be shortly. Hard copy in photo below (next to cat card for my birthday from my fiancee). Demand that your bookseller carry 2 Bridges!"Ring Around the Moon"… Continue reading My Short Story “Ring Around the Moon” in 2 Bridges Review
Scenes of Love and Theft and the Midwestern Work Ethic or Something
Scattered updates must mean I'm busy, which is a good thing. My article "Scenes of Love and Theft: Bob Dylan, Piracy, and Cultures of Transgression" for the Los Angeles Review of Books should be up today. It reviews two new books: Elijah Wald's Dylan Goes Electric! and Stephen Witt's How Music Got Free. (Edit: Here's… Continue reading Scenes of Love and Theft and the Midwestern Work Ethic or Something
Forthcoming: “Ring Around the Moon”
It occurred to me that I haven't announced the forthcoming publication of my short story, "Ring Around the Moon," in the lit journal 2 Bridges Review. They've got a beaut of an online reader and, um, excellent taste."Ring Around the Moon" is scheduled to be published later this year, at which point I'll share a… Continue reading Forthcoming: “Ring Around the Moon”
Linked: John Cleese on Creativity
The mighty John Cleese on creativity. I had no idea he'd done this kind of research into the psychology of creativity. Sent to me by one of my students at CCAD. No matter how far along you are in a creative life, there's probably a check-up or two in here.