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Twenty Four Moons Is A New Bookcase Sessions Original Song

“Twenty Four Moons” was written on June 2, 2015. It’s the last complete song from the Spring of 2015 that had yet to be released to you in some way; that situation is now rectified! Shipping a new song is a pretty good way to kick off my birthday, I...

More Sounds: Four Stories Audiobook And A Song

In May, I wrote about creating under conditions of life-altering stress. My stress has leveled off a little—it’s more of a simmer, less of a full burn—and I’ve managed to create here and there… and ship! The latest: the Four Stories...

Two New Songs

Earlier this year, I wrote my first new songs in five years. In May, I recorded “porch editions” of my Bookcase Sessions video series and shared the results exclusively with my Patreon patrons because, hey, they’re my patrons. Now I’m pleased...

Creating Under Stressful Conditions: Make What You Can; Make What Helps

On Saturday, May 16, 2015, I played and sang in public for the first time since Sunday, March 28, 2010. It was an open mic at Fox Coffeehouse. I was able to do two little mini-sets: Set One: Make-Over Darlin’ (first public performance ever) Elvis C. Second...

Happy Birthday, Patrick

Last summer a man I liked, a man I respected, a man whose talent I admired very much… a colleague and collaborator.. a man I considered a friend, even if we weren’t as close as some… he died as a result of a very fast, very vicious cancer....

Every Independent Creator Needs A Statement of Ethics

It’s not uncommon to find a statement of ethics on the website of a corporation or other organization. They’re created for legal reasons as often as to declare the intentions or motivations of the body in question. In some cases, an ethics statement or...