Creation of an epic – 20

Well, the first thing was to accept that it would take years.  And the second thing was to work out a rough timetable.  My goal became to write a canto a month—in other words, to write at least thirty pages a month—approximately a page of poetry a day. Now, you…

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Creation of an epic – 19

It is a strange feeling to create characters and scenes and find that they take on their own life, live in your mind.  I can honestly say that I wrote down what I heard them say and described where I saw them and how they acted—and all this in the…

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