Just adding the word may have provided accuracy when one could have missed it out. But is it true?
The idea at the moment is to present themes each week from the material I have filed and from pieces … Continue reading New idea
When is the abundant genre appropriate to write today? Perhaps not these days. But what about past days? Future days? … Continue reading A genre filled with life
A reviewer assumed a screenwriter/director was driven by anger to make a work, but being driven by this emotion seems … Continue reading Writing in anger
Like Ibsen, he knew that to create is to judge oneself From the article “Film Autobiography” by Oswell Blakeston (Film … Continue reading The mirror
As I am progressing my sentence, and stuck for the right word, I try and use two words. Why use … Continue reading One word says it
It’s been thirteen years since I first started devising and writing a tale and this week I revisited the story … Continue reading As it was on the schedule…
The English teacher warned the eagerly listening class about waffle. Let me add: you only waffle when you don’t write … Continue reading Why waffle when one can be convinced
I’ve been thinking. Of what use is a writer? When you reach a certain age, you look for a job … Continue reading The genre may choose you
Am thinking is my favorite hashtag. Because when I am thinking I am thinking about how I can move forward, … Continue reading Thinking before writing
So, as I was talking about in my previous post, I have been taking notes on the gospel of Mark. From what I gather, if I remember right, the gospel of Mark is about personal identity. Namely, the identity of Jesus.Continue reading “Identity”
A.I. (2001) speculates on artificial intelligence in the future and asks, does the creator need the creature to love him back?
If an artist spends a lot of time alone, does the artist have time for people, or do artists obsess … Continue reading Life imitates art?
I have had experience on my side, publishing credits, and an eye to improve for that next piece and the … Continue reading The solitude of the writer
My devotion was written, edited, submitted, now in process of a month’s evaluation by the editors, then I am notified … Continue reading Learning from rejection of writing
Whatever you do do it well- Walt Disney I’d like to avoid the difficult editing stages of polishing a piece … Continue reading Editing to personal satisfaction
The question blogger writers get quite often is what are you working on? What are you doing? They can reply in the comments section or their own posts. Sometimes, the question is asked face-to-face.
The humble writer or artist and filmmaker for that matter, may shy away from publicity or at least attempt to. … Continue reading What will the author do next?
It’s always nice to be told you’re doing a good job, even when it could have better. Continue reading Compliments received even when
When an article is merely interesting. If its my article, I deny it. Because I believe, rightly or wrongly, that … Continue reading Merely interesting?
Have you ever had the feeling a piece of writing goes on and on, especially in the middle, when it … Continue reading When the article lacks that certain something
in 1999, I wrote a short piece that was implicitly about truth but even I, the writer of that article, … Continue reading Between truth and experience is the writer
Ever thought an article of yours that was published sounded uneven? Like some parts could have been better, but other … Continue reading Editing SOS
There’s nothing like a good paragraph to start an article, but what if your own paragraph (this one I’m writing … Continue reading First paragraphs as they say matter
Rejection seldom takes a writer well, but taking it on the chin can be enlightening. Personally, I would like to … Continue reading Submit everything or only the best?
There’s an easy way to file away ideas and thoughts. It’s not by filing ideas and thoughts for different genres … Continue reading Ideas notebook for all those invasive thoughts
Bad days are gone, grey days instead. In the grey days it’s not so bad. The day may be grey. … Continue reading Tiny bits of encouragement woven in
Little things I pick up along the way…as I was reading a book, I stumbled onto a nugget of wisdom. … Continue reading Delivering the story full stop
While on the road of writing, if it’s full-time, part-time, casual, or as one can write in-between the necessities of … Continue reading The journey of writing: exploring something new
Was looking to submit a story, but on second thoughts, it’s more poetry in motion than fiction. Have two weeks … Continue reading Poetry in motion
Or a mission, to pursue the possibility (not probability at this stage) of submitting a unique work of fiction or … Continue reading A mission on the journey