My hands grip the steering wheel at 10 and 2, my eyes focus on the road, but my mind reels back through the years to seventh grade when holding hands was a big deal.
“The waiting is the hardest part….” That’s a line from a song of the same name by my all time favorite band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. And waiting to release this issue has been hard. This month we’ve turned Hippocampus Magazine into a mixtape of creative nonfiction. Our first theme issue is dedicated to…
Certain names in twentieth century music will always ring as champions. Born a little too late, I’ve never paid much attention to Jimi Hendrix’s music so when I stumbled across this biography, I decided to correct this wrong.
Paul “Ace” Frehley is alive and with no regrets. His rock and roll story is one of interest for musicians, aspiring guitarists and the KISS army— the multitude of fans.
Changing titles and endings are just the beginning: spade work. Working on a rewrite requires serious machinery—the type of heavy equipment that allows us to dig deep and plow ahead.
As a writer, I often get the question, “Where do you get your ideas?” I also hear it often at book readings when they open up the floor to questions. I love watching other, more famous writers, grind their teeth as they struggle to answer.