Hey, it's Dowko. It's also 2019. Hope you are filling up your grocery buggy with lots of food. I also hope that you have those little simplicity in your life that make it worth it to wake up. 2018 was a great year for SMP. We published our first issue, Mouths. If you haven't, and … Continue reading Profession
Last night, I was drifting off to bed and I was thinking about what being a modern writer in today's world even means, and whether I want to be a writer anymore. Yet here I am, the next day, putting in work and pounding away at the keys all morning. I believe there are to … Continue reading All That Pains Me
I sit around at the PC with nothing much on my mind. Of course I have a beer at this hour, it's like 9:22 P.M. on a hump day. I was inspired by @editorspence to write you guys and gals and others a new post on what I've been up to...which is difficult for me. … Continue reading Dowko’s Update
I've been in the process of moving to Japan. I arrived about a month ago and have been adjusting ever since to not only the culture of Japan, but the culture of the country side.
Audio Interview with poet and author John DeRosa
As writers we all have our favorite authors. We look to their work, their lives, and their writing process for inspiration. Through them, we discover new ways of approaching our own passion for writing. For instance, like many others certainly are, I am a fan of Stephen King and over the course of my development … Continue reading Don’t Ever Stop Writing
Inspiration What form of inspiration do you prefer? I think that is a good place to start. The answer to this question will lead to the answers that your work needs. Some meditative writings probably need some meditation. Just as practicing an instrument makes the music you produce sound better, writers need to practice everything … Continue reading Inspiration Waiting Game is Lame