Monday, April 27, 2015

Q & A with Yours Truly on Novelist Mary S. Black's Blog (on Marfa Mondays) and "Bacon and Books" (on Dancing Chiva)

For those of you interested in travel writing, podcasting, and navigating the shoals, dolldrums and Horse latitudes of publishing, I have oodles to say in these two recent blog interviews. 

Mary S. Black's blog:
C.M. Mayo, Marfa Mondays, and Writing
"’s moving through the majesty of vast spaces and so retrieving a relationship with both the earth and the sky, and always, a burning curiosity about the people of its past and its present. That is certainly true for me about the rock art, especially that of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands." [READ MORE]

Michele Orwin's Bacon and Books blog:
Women and Independent Publishing - An Interview with C.M. Mayo, award-winning author, journalist, poet, translator and publisher.

"Writing can be a tricky path (especially when we start discussing publishing!) but it is also a joyous one. For me it’s about exploring the complexity of what it means to be human and, in fashioning a narrative, creating both meaning and beauty. Whether this genre or that genre, it’s all poetry. Nowadays we can crunch a bunch of sales and click data, but this doesn’t change the fact that a book still goes out to largely opaque response. So one has to write and publish with a big dose of crazy faith. That has always been true, and I think it will continue to be true for as long as humans can put words on some surface for others to decipher." [READ MORE]

+ Your COMMENTS are always welcome, and you are most welcome to sign up for my newsletter.

(C.M. Mayo's Workshop Page)