No one creates art in a vacuum. Except for Jeff Koons. His vacuums are in museums. Funny enough, I went to the Whitney in New York during the Jeff Koons exhibit a few years ago. And even funnier (is it funny?) I used part of that experience in my new novel, PLS Advise. So guess what? I didn’t create art in a vacuum either. Did I create it while looking at vacuums? I did … [Read more...] about The PLS Advise Reading List
Flannery O'Connor is noted as one of the top literary authors of the 20th century who never quite fit any boxes. As a female southerner who wrote knotty prose, she was experimental and literary--refusing to be placed in any type of trope that the other female writers of her time may have fit into. Instead she dove into the dark and gothic, while keeping up her sweet … [Read more...] about 15 Great Writing Quotes from Flannery O’Connor
Seems like I wrote this tweet in late 2016 when it was quite cold outside, maybe in the low 20s. Should i start a restaurant with 70s food, featuring casseroles & congealed salads, pls advise — vaguely feel (@vaguelyfeel) December 18, 2016 Because of this weather, I was reminded of warm foods of day’s past, maybe also thought of as ‘comfort’ food, and I for one … [Read more...] about Should I Start A Restaurant With Casseroles & Congealed Foods?