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Found Voices© The Podcast 
Available on Spotify, Insight Timer, and Audible.

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SIDE-EYE ON THE APOCALYPSE; An Anthology of Prose and Poetry from 2020


Featuring Jack Grapes, Myself, and many of the writers I have studied with over the years. 

What You'll Need For Adventures In Writing: 

Method Writing, The First Four Concepts  Jack Grapes

Method Writing, The Art of Tonal Dynamics  Jack Grapes



Like A Beggar, Ellen Bass

Love Is A Dog From Hell,  Charles Bukowski

All Of Us—The Collected Poems, Raymond Carver

Mayakowvsky's Revolver;  Matthew Dickman

Portable Kisses, Tess Gallagher

The Blessing and Collected Poems, Richard Jones

This Perfect Life, Kate Knapp Johnson


New Selected Poems, Mark Strand



Fiction and Memoir (including Gothic Horror, Mystery, Detective and Psychological Thriller)

Cathedral, Raymond Carver

The Midnight Library, Matthew Haig

The Paper Palace: A Novel, Miranda Cowley Heller

Not By Accident; Samantha Dunn

Magpie Murders, Anthony Horowitz

The Pat Hobby Stories, F. Scott Fitzgerald

Gone Girl;  Gillian Flynn

The Short Stories: The First Forty-nine Stories

with a Brief Preface by the Author, Ernest Hemingway

Strangers On A Train, Patricia Highsmith


The Talented Mr. Ripley, Patricia Highsmith

Cowboys Are My Weakness, Pam Houston

In A Lonely Place, Dorothy Hughes

Ride The Pink Horse, Dorothy Hughes

Mexican Gothic, Sylvia Moreno-Garcia

Silver Nitrate, Sylvia Moreno-Garcia


The New York Stories, John O'Hara

The Maid: A Novel, Nita Prose

No One Will Miss Her, Kat Rosenfield

POP 1280, Jim Thompson

The Killer Inside Me, Jim Thompson


Chronology of Water, Lydia Yuknavich

Books About Writing, Creativity, and Life

When The Rewards Can Be So Great; Essays on Writing & The Writing Life

The Right to Write An Invitation and Initiation Into the Writing Life; Julia Cameron

Poetic Medicine: The Healing Art of Poem-Making; John Fox

Change Your Thoughts—Change Your Life, Living the Wisdom of the Tao;  Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Big Magic: Creative Living Without Fear; Elizabeth Gilbert

Judgment Detox: Release the Beliefs That Hold You Back From Living a Better Life;  Gabrielle Bernstein

You Can Heal Your Life; Louise Hay

Books Written By My Friends


Paddle to Paddle, Lois Chapin 

The Naked Eye: New and Selected Poems, 1987-2012; 

Jack Grapes

WIDE ROAD to the edge of the world

301 Haiku and One Long Essay: "A Windswept Spirit":

Jack Grapes

Uncertain Resident, Tova Hinda Siegel


Dr. Nightingale's Workbook for Mental Health

During a Pandemic, Dr. Lois Nightingale

Kicking Towards the Deep End, Lisa Segal

Above Houses, Broken Windows, Oceans, Alima Sherman

Other Cool Stuff To Support Your Creative Process:

The Wild Unknown Archetype Deck & Guide Book; Kim Krans

The Universe Has Your Back: Transform Fear to Faith: Gabrielle Bernstein

Super Attractor: A 52-Card Deck

Gabrielle Bernstein

Sacred Rebels Oracle: Guidance for Living a Unique & Authentic Life; Alana Fairchild & Autumn Skye Morrison
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