My logic is that I have experienced enough in this world to finally start reflecting in words what I have in my mind. Sitting at my desk at work one day I had the idea to write and self-publish a book in one year and made it a goal. And so the book known as ‘debt’ was born after 13 months of trial and error… and more trial and error. Although it was a painstaking experience it provided me with a creative outlet that I had never explored and was proud of my accomplishment. The idea for more books started and then I knew I had found a new creative love.
Being mainly a reader of biographies and poetry, creating a book seemed to flow more naturally than I had expected. Reading the works and short stories of Joan Didion was a huge influence as well as listening to The Writers Almanac on National Public Radio. Aside from writing I'm an avid record collector and enjoy many forms of art.
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by Ryan DeRome
Alex has spent the past several years of his life making very bad decisions and barely getting by. From his various job changes and selections of friends, to his relationship break-up very little has gone right. After pushing a substance abuse dependency too far he is forced to deal with his problems in a different environment and with consequences much more dire than he expected.
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