Richard Warren FieldRichard Warren Field - Writer/Musician

From the July, 2010 interview at WhoHub:
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Do you believe you have  already found "your voice" or is that something one is always searching for?
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I think I have a style now, unique, that is consistent from one project to the next. I have always said, since I began to write seriously, that fiction written today needs to address the many entertainment choices we have, especially the story-telling choices. Movies and television permeate our world. People have seen many exciting and exotic locations on screens of one sort or another. So a writer does not need to spend paragraphs describing a setting. With the fast pace of modern life and all the options for entertainment, many readers are impatient and skip those paragraphs anyway. I read as a suggestion somewhere that a writer should start a scene in the middle of the action. I like that idea. I think it creates a quick pace, and constantly engages the reader. I like to give a caption, with time and location, at the beginning of the scene, then start right up, most often with a piece of intriguing dialogue. I offer a few lines of exposition/description to orient the reader to the scene, then let it unfold, in real time, with as much dramatic action per word as possible. I figure it is likely readers can fill in the details of the scene with their imaginations. (They will anyway, when they skip those long, expository paragraphs!) I have used this style in novels as diverse as The Election (1997), and the two I have coming out this year, The Sword of Faith, about what history now calls the "third crusade," and Dying to Heal, a novel about chiropractic and conventional medicine clashing and combining.

Songbook CDs
Mystic jazz productions of vintage rock using modern sounds and technologies ─ familiar songs offered in a fresh way; new songs offered in a familiar style.
The Swords of Faith Trilogy
Stories set in the past featuring dilemmas familiar to the present with consequences resonating into the future.
Issa Music
Mystic jazz celebrating the “Issa legend” – the idea that Jesus may have visited India and learned some of his history-altering spiritual insights there.