If you love albums like The Stranger or 52nd Street, Liberty DeVitto had a lot to do with that.
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Self-Publishing 2021-2022: Amazon KDP
KDP's greatest strength is that it is free right up to the point that you actually print a book.
Self-Publishing 2021-2022: Ingramspark
Overall, my experience with Ingramspark has been quite good so far.
Self-Publishing 2021-2022: Miscellaneous Resources
My experience is not comprehensive or applicable to everyone, but I believe it's worth sharing.
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. I've come across two works recently that got me thinking about the importance of analysis in creativity. The first was a passage from Steven Hyden's 2018 book Twilight of the Gods: A Journey to the End of Classic Rock. The book explores, among other things, cultural aspects of…
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. My wife and I recently watched Julian Schnabel's 2018 film At Eternity's Gate. In the movie, Willem Dafoe plays Vincent Van Gogh during the years he lived in the south of France. During a brief scene of Van Gogh arranging the space where he lived and worked, I…
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. This post is basically a rant, and doesn't apply to the majority of readers, so my apologies up front. While browsing Twitter recently, I saw a retweet from a writer who included a photograph with her post. Since I'm involved with both writing and photography, I'm always interested…
Quarterly (Self) Review
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. Earlier this year, I made a decision that involved what I call "jumping off a cliff." I left my conventional day job for a life of free-lance writing and photography. There was (and still is) a lot of risk involved, but my personal risk isn't the subject of…
Take the Stairs
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. I've been on a brief summer hiatus. My wife and I were fortunate enough to spend a little time in the beautiful city of Montreal. While I get back in the swing of things, I wanted to share something we encountered while climbing two long flights of stairs…
Go the Distance and Wear Sunscreen
It's the time of year when schools all over are sending new graduates into the world. Even though it has been centuries years since I graduated from college, this time of year always calls to mind some of my favorite advice for graduates. Most people first heard this as the Baz Luhrman production "Everybody's Free…