How Does Art Help?

Are things like playing music and writing fiction (or art in general) pretty frivolous and unimportant in the grand scheme? Can those things actually help people? Is it arrogant to think they can? Or self-centered to try to convince yourself that they do so you can feel okay with continuing to do them? I'm torn… Continue reading How Does Art Help?

Influence and Inspiration

Was asked last night who my influences are, which isn't the first time I've been asked this. I imagine it's a common question for anyone who creates and releases art/work into the world. I always say, "Bob Dylan is the reason I bought a guitar," but beyond that, I never know how to answer. I… Continue reading Influence and Inspiration