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Dreaming While Awake

Interview with Author — Hayden Moore

Photo by Parrish Freeman on Unsplash

Dreaming While Awake: Where Moony Interviews Artists About Their Art, Development, and Being a Human

My friends!

In this recent Dreaming While Awake, I had the fantastic experience of learning from the prolific and experienced author — Hayden Moore!

Hayden is an accomplished writer of fantasy and literary fiction. He has over fifty short stories published and an upcoming epic novel called Sky Tracer; soon to be published in Summer 2022!

Hayden is also a powerful figure here on Medium with over one-thousand active followers. On his page, he posts frequent in-depth proses that are moving, profound, and engaging. I highly recommend you check out Hayden’s work presented on Medium.

To better understand the power of this author, check out his website where you can also find links to all of his short stories.

Dreaming While Awake Interview:

Sky Tracer Image Art:

Images provided by the author

For more ways to connect and work with Hayden Moore, you can find multiple options in the video’s description or connect with this artist directly on Medium!

Additionally, I’d like to thank Hayden Moore once more for his time, sharing of his experiences, and that he provides amazing maps for Sky Tracer. As we both agree, which good story does not come with a map — none of them, that’s which.

Be well, my friend.

-MT

For those interested in joining a Dreaming While Awake (DWA) interview, please feel free to reach out to Moony via one of the links provided in his LinkTree.

— Extra —

Hey my friends!

I am starting another art project. This one is focusing on artists of all kinds where I interview them. I plan to make a series of these interviews and to call them collectively Dreaming While Awake. The point of these interviews is to better understand the artist’s focus, discipline methods, hopes, dreams, projects, and what they are moving towards.

For those interested, please reach out to me through one of my various connections shared in my LinkTree down below!

Thanks!

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