Ten Interview Questions for the Next Big Thing
What is your working title of your book?
my book is titled dailies
Where did the idea come from for the book?
the idea originated around the concept of capturing the sketchier outlines of the quotidian in a series of drafts that simulated a movie in production where the shooting script is shot into a rough series of frames stretched to one or two scenes
i splice collage and edit the lines as i would edit the daily rushes of a working film
i publish every poem on my blog really bad movies
What genre does your book fall under?
i am a poet i write poetry
Which actors would you choose to play your characters in a movie rendition?
wonderful actor and devilishly handsome
What is the one-sentence synopsis of your book?
minor acts of an unfinished life
Will your book be self-published or represented by an agency?
self-publish or perish or publish
How long did it take you to write the first draft of your manuscript?
the poems that comprise my manuscript dailies are a continuing series
i've been writing them for maybe a year or two
i think these poems can be several volumes long
What other books would you compare this story to within your genre?
i’m a great admirer of poet Jose Kozer who also writes in series
i suppose my own efforts are an analogue to Kozer’s Anima
i also learned from poet John Bloomberg-Rissman who publishes his series In the House of the Hangman nearly every day at his blog Zeitgeist Spam
Who or what inspired you to write this book?
a deep and abiding love of movies and poetry
poets are brothers and sisters in a big messy cacophonous family i am inspired by my brothers and sisters of the word
What else about your book might pique the reader's interest?
if you like 1970s Irwin Allen disaster movies then you’ll love my book