Where Did Your Writing Journey Begin?
I became a poet by default. I was writing aphorisms in college like my idol Franz Kafka. Poems are like aphorisms. I called them poems.
What Do You Like To Do When You’re Not Writing?
I’m retired. I diddle around. I paint, take photographs, make videos, visit my kids and grandchildren (2 here 2 in BC)
Are There Any Rituals You Must Perform Before You Can Start Writing?
The poems usually occur to me in the middle of the night or some inconvenient time. I have to grab my tablet and get them written before they vanish.
What Has Influenced You Most As A Writer?
I am a trained social psychologist–so I observe. The poetry started when I joined on-line poetry forums. I also write blogs for money.
Do You Have Any Advice For Other Writers?
Be adventurous. Tell the truth even if it is not pleasant.