I have 3 quotes that I keep up on the walls of my work space. I thought I’d share them because, well they work for me. Taken together they work as a whole ethic for work and creativity. I would recommend anyone do this: of course you can use any quotes. No need to get fancy. It can be as simple as scrawling the quote in sharpie on a sheet of paper…. Read More

This post is for everybody out there that wants to write a book someday, but doesn’t know what happens after you land that first book deal. If you are like me you imagine the scenario goes down something like this: you get a call from your agent “hey we sold your book, now you are famous!” Then you have a big party, with clowns and champagne. And after that you basically become… Read More

The best books I have read on how to be a writer are the memoirs of Haruki Murakami, and Stephen King. Here, jumbled together, are my notes on how to write, gathered from King’s “On Writing” and Murakami’s “What I talk about when I talk about Running”. ┬áThese are not high-falutin’ puffed-up pieces about the noble art of the craft. They are roll up your sleeves, this is actually what you gotta… Read More

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. If there were only one truth, you couldn’t paint a hundred canvases on the same theme. Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up. Computers are useless, they can only give you answers. I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them. Never permit a dichotomy… Read More