Play The Soloist

Jose Vilson Jose, Writing

When your voice finds you, it doesn’t matter how you express it: your signature’s all over it. I write this because, after seeing The Soloist, …

Magnificent

Jose Vilson Jose, Writing

I woke up in sudden shock today on the A train on the way back from work. A blonde lady in her mid-30s woke me …

A Writer’s Make

Jose Vilson Jose, Writing

Question: What’s the difference between a blogger and a writer? Yesterday, a friend of mine decided she’d abandoned blogging for a myriad of reasons, all …

Too Cool For School

Jose Vilson Writing

I’m surprised by the serendipity of this August 1st. A few quick notes: 1) I’m the featured artist on RainTiger’s Poetry Site for August 2007. …

I’m a BlogCritic

Jose Vilson Writing

I’m now a writer for a sinister cabal of superior writers. Or something like that. For my first magic trick, I speculated on why computers …

Genesis (Why I Write)

Jose Vilson Writing

The biggest question any burgeoning writer answers for anyone is “Why do you write?” Whether one write essays, lesson plans, and poetry (like yours truly), …