Poetic Prose: The Art and Craft of Description

As a prose writer, I'm always looking for ways to gain valuable insight from other genres, and Mark Doty's The Art of Description offered helpful cross-training for creating more powerful, descriptive prose. The book is summed up thusly: “Description is an art to the degree that it gives us not just the world but the … Continue reading Poetic Prose: The Art and Craft of Description

Book Review: The Tribulations of August Baron

"Love is the most important part of life, and loving family is a God-given gift never to be underappreciated." -Auntie Tunes It is the last Wednesday of February and you know what that means... It's Indie Author Wednesday! Today I'll be reviewing the self-published title, The Tribulations of August Baron. It is a novella, the … Continue reading Book Review: The Tribulations of August Baron

Interview with Tyler Gillespie, Author of “Florida Man: Poems”

“Florida Man stories often go viral for their weirdness such as “Florida Man Arrested for Drunk Dialing 911 When He Wanted Vodka,” but there’s more to him than a punchline, which Tyler Gillespie breaks down through an exploration of his home state’s history, landscape, and his own recovery from substance abuse. In the tradition of … Continue reading Interview with Tyler Gillespie, Author of “Florida Man: Poems”