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The Incomprehensible Fear of Success

By Mark Antony Rossi  I say incomprehensible because I regularly come across writers who clearly are afraid of going anywhere with their writing. The more you help them the less reliable they become until it all crashes down. An act of self sabotage which likely explains their erratic past trajectory. […]

February 4, 2019 · 1 comment · Articles

The Blues Belong To The Worthy

By Mark Antony Rossi Ingratitude is the cancer of literary pursuit. You do your best to support all partakers of the craft only to find a number are not ready for prime time. They got more excuses than plot lines. They ramble off ungrateful nonsense on social media. They fall […]

January 27, 2019 · 3 comments · Articles

Tomorrow is Today

By Mark Antony Rossi  I started a podcast show this new year. It’s something I wanted to do for a few years. But I put it off. Various reasons for the delay but mostly the up curve in learning new equipment and the dislike of my voice. The former I […]

January 20, 2019 · 2 comments · Articles

Retaining Your Soul in an Era of Betrayal

By Mark Antony Rossi Without constant vigilance it’s possible even by accident to let go a fragment piece of your soul to the vultures of office politics. Many have fallen victim to this unfortunate trap. Good people usually don’t watch every angle, weigh every word, want every action to mean […]

December 8, 2018 · 3 comments · Articles

Writers Have a Duty to Help Other Writers

By Mark Antony Rossi This one’s been sitting on my chest for quite some time. Unlike most people I practice exactly what I preach. Writers have a duty to help other writers. I always do in myriad ways. You should as well. As writers if you write about your crappy […]

December 2, 2018 · 0 comments · Articles

Whether People

By Mark Antony Rossi I’m a veteran working on Veteran’s Day and it’s raining on my head. That’s not a figure of speech. It’s actually raining on my head. Five hours earlier than announced on the weather report. Thanks weather people, you rank right up there with politicians and used […]

November 18, 2018 · 1 comment · Articles

Gray Area Thoughts

By Mark Antony Rossi Is it possible to have faith and doubt coexisting in the same space and time? To the legalists in our midst they call this confusing even immature. The literal-minded cannot handle complexity they expect straight lines as if Life is an Art class. Life does not […]

November 11, 2018 · 0 comments · Articles

Writing as Medicinal Relief

By Mark Antony Rossi What is writing but a race to reach the world before it buries the past. Before it buries the writer in a nameless grave. On an unfashionable street. Down by the tracks. What is writing but a communique to the departed. Hey, Father you were right […]

November 4, 2018 · 0 comments · Articles

Does God Answer a Cell Phone?

By Mark Antony Rossi We have all had one of those weeks when you honestly wonder if God is watching. If you are asking for something earnestly (through prayer) we question if He or She is listening. God, can you pick up your cell phone? That’s usually my modern approach. […]

October 28, 2018 · 2 comments · Articles

V is for Vaccination (and Victory)

By Mark Antony Rossi I took my sons to get their flu vaccination in early October. Some years the shipment from the manufacturer arrives early and we get the shot in late September. My wife and I are committed adherents to preventive powers of vaccinations. I’ve seen more than enough […]

October 21, 2018 · 0 comments · Articles