Retired USAFR LtCol, Telecommunications; Retired IBM Marketing, Apparel Industry; currently Managing Director of the fashion and apparel non-profit supply chain network called the American Apparel Producers' Network. Raised in Ohio. Business travel is global but heavy in this hemisphere, especially Central America
Creativity comes to me on its own, out of the blue. Otherwise, it is business writing all day long. Most creative writing is a fusion of fact and experience. I LOVE to, like you, see how these things are going to end. That is always the best part, when it hits.
Cormac McCarthy, Hemingway, Denis Johnson, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, ee cummings, Annie Prouix, Pat Conroy, WG Sebald, Jean Shepherd, hate to admit it but Michener.....
welcome, mike. i enjoyed your piece "i am going to shoot you, but first, an essay".