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Tarot Tuesday: The Magician

The Magician is an iconic Tarot card. It might be the first one most of us think of when someone mentions the Tarot—unless we’re serious Led Zeppelin fans. 773 more words

Creative Writing


One technique I have offered before that seems relevant this month as we close the September focus on the HEALER Archetype is a Look-in-the-Mirror technique.  Remember the Snow White fairy tale (“Who’s the Fairest…?”)  Simply imagine standing before a full sized mirror and seeing your Inner HEALER part-of-Self looking back at you, beaming a smile! 894 more words

BE2: Tuesday Life Paths Tools

Character Archetypes

Archetypes are recurrent themes found in works of literature and film. Take the Star Lord and the green-skinned girl in Guardians of the Galaxy. He’s a cocky womanizer. 517 more words

Writing Craft

Libra New Moon

A silver quivering cocoon that shakes
from within, trying to break.
What psyche
is wrestling with its shroud?
Blunt diamonds
scrape at is casing,
urging it out.

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Jill Joubert - Sculpture meets Puppetry and Storytelling

Until 18h30 on August 4, 2016 , I had never heard of, nor seen the work of Jill Joubert and so was not prepared for the visual feast that hit me that first Thursday as I walked into the Smith Gallery in Cape Town. 455 more words

Good Life

The Journey: How All Characters Begin 102-09

I. It Begins with a Goal

Every character starts with a goal, usually a desire to change things. This goal takes the form of 4 distinct roles; adventurer, achiever, victim, and leader. 556 more words


Writing Monsters: Book, Blurb & Collage

riting Monsters
, by Philip Athans, has been on my list of books to showcase here on QE for a while now.  Why?  Because it is one of the most entertaining and well written books I have found on the subject matter.   680 more words