My Three Hundredth Post

In order to write about life first you must live it.– Ernest Hemingway To celebrate, I am happy to announce the national publication Poetry Quarterly will publish one of my poems in their upcoming edition. The poem is one of my neotranscendentalist poems about nature. This injection of good news was just the soul-vitamin I needed. …

Upcoming Free Writing

I am offering several books and long reads for Free on Amazon this coming weekend. Friday June 26 : Chinese Dreaming China’s over three hundred million Millennials remain relatively unknown internationally. They are the wellspring for the Chinese Dream. Chinese, Dreaming is a collection of writing and cultural observations about modern China selected from thousands …

Writing is Prayer

Franz Kafka Walking in the grace of an open heart and empty mind powers the creative wheel that transforms the clay of experience into a vessel for receiving revelations. Devotion to words has no preset requirements, simply self-awareness and willpower. Yearning to express one’s inner world permeates infinite variations of human experiences. But why pick …

1 Day Special – A Dozen Free Books

This Saturday I am offering a dozen of my publications for free on Amazon. If you have a Kindle, check out my author’s page. http://amazon.com/author/wheelerce When I was the editor for a monthly magazine and weekly newspaper in Hangzhou, I was also interviewed many times, and was asked to do some acting. Being a lead …

Words and Magic

Words and magic were in the beginning one and the same thing, and even today words retain much of their magical power. – Sigmund Freud The creation of words put a magical spell on me as far back as I could remember. Before I began kindergarten my mother sat me down in front of an …

Illuminate the Way Forward

Positive Light is the spiritual energy within us all. Stand in a positive light and illuminate the way forward for yourself and for others. The Opening sentence from my semi-autobiographical novella Positive Light. Today I am posting excerpts from the first five pages. “Opening a sacred interchange with the divine clarifies the spirit’s struggle for …