The "Elements of Art" and "Principles of Design" serve as the building blocks for artistic expression. Their traditional understanding and manipulation are essential in the creation of visual art.
I incorporate the same Elements and Principles into my written words. The reader's mind is a blank canvas the same way a block of marble is to a sculptor.
Your brain doesn't know the difference between an emotion experienced in real time, or an emotion experienced through a stunning work of art. My works are meant to be read aloud where Elements like cadence, color, and balance can connect with readers from a different perspective.
September 11th, 2023. Chris from VetRep Theater invited me to read "Keep Your Powder Dry" on their special 9/11 edition of the "Write Loud" series.
This was my first time reading my work to an audience. It was also my first live reading.
I was 4 days from moving and my house was boxed up. My phone was propped up on two plastic bins in the corner of an empty room. The illusion of order among the chaos.
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