Why I Write

My aim in fantasy writing is to know I’m sharing my work with others who will enjoy the atmosphere I’ve created. I love the idea of creating the delight of magical realms for others who also crave the surprising, the ineffable that can come when we live with a character in an environment that surpasses everyday reality.

The collage-painting melange, posted above, is based on a dream in which I searched for the scraps of a previous dream I was sure I’d written down. An older Englishman, my dream lover, followed me through a forest where outdoor dinners were set and Renaissance clothing worn, until at last he said “Why don’t we do what I want?” He pointed to a table full of artwork and creative writing. This dream occurred toward the end of my Ph.D. program; I believe my soul spoke to me of my deep desire to turn my focus toward fantasy writing.

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