I read somewhere once that going somewhere new is a good for the writer’s mind, the unfamiliar surroundings stimulating creativity and fresh ways of seeing. 69 more words
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Three months and 99 posts later and I have finally made it to number one—a very special space that could only be filled by none than of course, this very blog. 132 more words
“The brick walls are there for a reason. .. are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.” … 128 more words
Like setting and conflict, time is one of those Important Novel Elements discussed in every writing class I have ever taken. When does one scene take place in relation to another? 123 more words
Like a tea kettle in a Disney movie, there are some paintings which almost seem to breath with life.
Ted Harrison’s renditions of Northern Canadian landscapes are like that for me—the colors so brilliant, the lines so fluid, the scale so grand, that I feel like I’m sitting on a stretch of Yukon tundra every time I look at one–but you know, without the butt numbing part. 12 more words