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Lies, and Fiction

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Fiction is a lie, or at least an untruth. A good storyteller can make an untruth believable within the world or reality they construct. To become a good storyteller perhaps one needs to be a good liar. To become a good liar perhaps the starting point is to avoid clues that you are lying. # […]

Composition; musical and fictional

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

I was a classical composition major in university who came from a self-taught jazz background. Sometimes I think about the differences between writing fiction and writing music. Music has a life of its own. These days if you compose something you probably have a synthesizer and MIDI and you record what you’re working on into […]

My Recent Reads

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

So, with the help of my library’s on-line search and my cell phone’s list of downloads I think I’ve managed to collect a list of all the books I’ve read or listened to on the phone during the past fifteen months. In order of author: 1 The Big Sleep – Farewell, My Love… Chandler, Raymond […]