Committal grew from a hybrid lineage of media.
I also have learned a great deal from other writers, whether from reading their work or receiving (generous) feedback.
True crime is very much a part of the larger story of my medical trauma.
Like most authors, I tend to write what I know, especially when it comes to place.
I write about the things that keep me up at night.
Good surrealism, in my opinion, is the same way. It manifests itself in a dream-like or what we may consider non-real/fantasy elements and yet forms a connection to our reality.
I didn’t realize I was writing a book of stories until very late in the game.
Just because we do not fit the majority, it should not mean we are any lesser.
We hold in ourselves the voices of many ages and experiences.
I think it’s better to focus on the process of making the poem, rather than the end result.