Category: Jonathan Kieran Recommends
I suppose some people might be interested in what (if anything) a writer likes to read while he or she is in the process of creating a new, long-form literary work of his or her own. Do I binge on vintage comic books culled from secretive forays to collectibles stores, flea-markets, and online eBay auctions? Do I crack open a box of bon-bons and … Read More Reading And Writing While Intoxicated (by LIFE, thank you very much)
The Lady Outlaw Rides Again: Jessi Colter reflects on life through rapturous psalms and the Waylon Jennings Looking-Glass.
Legendary country-rock singer-songwriter Jessi Colter has never been known for her prolific artistic output, at least not since her heyday as a major recording star and icon of the seminal “outlaw” musical movement of the 1970s. To those familiar with her nevertheless impressive body of work, it may come as a pleasant surprise that the still-vibrant (and still quite lovely) Colter has emerged from an … Read More The Lady Outlaw Rides Again: Jessi Colter reflects on life through rapturous psalms and the Waylon Jennings Looking-Glass.
If you can cry over a dead spider, only a dirty rat will accuse you of lacking heart. #charlottesweb
__ Jonathan Kieran’s new novel is slated for release in Autumn 2014. Look for news about the book here and at Amazon.com in the coming weeks and months. Jonathan is also the author of the classically appointed Rowan Blaize series of modern fairy-tales and novels. Visit Jonathan Kieran’s Official Facebook Page and give it a “Like,” if you are so inclined. Meanwhile … Escape … Read More If you can cry over a dead spider, only a dirty rat will accuse you of lacking heart. #charlottesweb
Finishing two novels in just over an eight-month span is an exercise in potentially disastrous flirtation … unless one happens to be a genius. (ahem.) I’m not concerned with anyone else’s process or peculiarities when it comes to creative discipline, but I do know a few objective things about crafting a proper book. First, only a ridiculous person would believe that quality in any … Read More “Drunk Cooking” at its FINEST. #cuisine
As the year winds down, I’ll also unleash a few howling shout-outs on behalf of some of the more outstanding artistic achievements that caught my eye, captured my attention, grabbed me by the soul and/or shivered my proverbial timbers in 2013. There were precious few musical highlights that I found worthy of embracing over the past twelve months, but of the dozen or so … Read More A few howling shout-outs to the Best of 2013 … #music #bretingengel