A Few Thoughts on Writing, Getting Published, and Things Word Related:
Like many aspiring authors I started without any credentials or platform and had no direct route into the publishing world. But, unlike most, I was also limited by a life of cultural isolation and a sixth-grade education. Tackling the creative writing process from such a restricted foundation was often a frustrating experience, especially when the best advice said that one had to read a lot and write a lot in order to learn how to write well. I’d already lost three decades and didn’t have that luxury of time.
I’m an autodidact, which is a fancy word for self-taught. And, because I’m self-taught, my approach to writing and the resultant entry into the publishing world has been very boot-strap and ground-up. I share extensively about these experiences and teach what I learn, but due to time constraints I’m not often able to update the material to this website. If you’d like more of what you find here, everything is available by email.
Audio Discussions on the Business of Publishing:
For a whole slew of more recent fun conversations, Q&A, and general entertainment from Yours Truly, be sure to check out the podcast page.
Research, and Links to Interesting Things:
For some people, the fact that Michael Munroe speaks 22 languages strains all level of credulity. For this, I refer you to what it means to be a hyperpolyglot, as well the life and history of Emil Krebs, who, although not the only hyperpolyglot in history, is to me, the most fascinating (at least that I have read of so far).