It’s pretty exciting to see Native Moments getting some press in the surfing community. The one I really wasn’t expecting showed up on Brazilian site. http://www.surfguru.com.br/noticias/2016/04/livro-explora-surf-trips-como-alternativa-ao-sonho-americano.html http://www.surfersvillage.com/content/sanch-murray-native-moment-all-about-traveling-and-surfing Continue reading Two new press write ups
In preparation for my first creative writing course I visited Open Books, a “non-profit, volunteer run book store. Proceeds from the sale of books and donations support the Prison Book Project.” I haven’t given poetry the full attention I should have and knew that the staff there would be able to help me select some important books to familiarize myself before the fall semester. … Continue reading Currently Reading
I’ll be teaching my first creative writing course in the fall at a university. I’m still learning to be a better writer and I’m expected to pass on knowledge to other young aspiring writers? Although I won’t be teaching Charles Bukowski during the semester, I figured I’d start the class with one of his poems. It may be a little melodramatic, but there is an … Continue reading So You Want to Be a Writer?
When starting the first book, all that’s wanted is to finish it. When it’s finished, all that’s wanted is for it to get published. When it’s published, all that is wanted is for people to read it and like it. Then it’s on to the second book. How do you write a second book? It has to be better than the first, yet you have … Continue reading Writing Your Second Book