Publishing books on the moon

I often wonder if I would be any more or less successful as a writer had I stayed in Denver. When I was there, I struggled for relevancy. Out here, in Florida, I struggle for existence. I wasn’t groomed as a writer, it all happened by accident, nor was I trained as publisher – that […]

New book trailer: This Is Fine

Hi gang! I just wanted to show off the new book trailer for This Is Fine. I created this yesterday and am quite pleased with how it turned out! I would eventually like to create trailers for all of my books, so stay tuned. In the meantime, please enjoy this one and let me know […]

Book launching hiccups and a humble request from a doofus

Hi guys. Holy crap, what a week! If you would have told me that everything book launch-related would have blown up in my face this past week I would have been skeptical. Just about everything that could go wrong with a successful book launch has gone wrong and I am struggling to weather the storm […]

Full circle: new book, new direction, familiar territory

If you haven’t heard yet, my new book, This Is Fine: Poems 2011 – 2017, is out! The proof arrived the other day and I approved it for distribution. As I was writing this post, the book appeared on Amazon as well! This is exciting for me. It’s been a while since I’ve been through […]

No Mystery

Yesterday was the 46th anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium. You can Google that for more info on it but it’s an important event that often gets ignored and or distorted. It was also the anniversary of the murder of infamous Chicano journalist, Ruben Salazar. I only bring it up because I’ve written about it (as […]