NOTES. As they say, so I’ll say it, “I’ve been thinking” about (The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie in my case, among other things)
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?
In the throes of life, an artist happens to be picturing something in their mind, and wishes to translate that to paper. It may have arrived ‘through the ceiling’ as it was; or in the other words it just popped into their mind. It could come from observation of the real world; a landscape, a person; a thing. But like a camera the artist has a snap shot in their mind of something they want to put onto canvas or in a novel.
Never seen that before. Look at this. Just awe-inspiring. And so unusual. Can’t believe it. Is it true? I was … Continue reading A surreal picture
Sometimes, slight sense of irony in a sentence can add color to what would be a pedestrian line of writing … Continue reading Imaginatively using irony
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?
The writer and the artist are names that can be used interchangeably, in terms of function– the purpose is to … Continue reading The art in it all
Motivation can be an issue for a writer if not on assignment. It’s possible for a writer not on assignment … Continue reading A writer with strong motivation is a storm force
It is not an easy road getting published, but I had some good news about a month ago that a … Continue reading Another submission
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
I love researching for the sake of it, to dwell on and absorb knowledge, but whenever a writer wants to … Continue reading Research, for the fun of it?
If I have different versions of a scene, I can see the differences between the versions. I ask myself which … Continue reading Deciding on different versions of a scene
Takes time. Two projects in effect, taking time on them both. Rejections, had a couple, but their mist dissipates soon … Continue reading Projects on delivery
Devotion written this week; signed and sealed, but not delivered, yet. Continue reading Undelivered, but all else done
This week writing has been writing a devotion based on old notes of my bible reading, a humor piece that … Continue reading A calm spirit in submitting is better
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been writing a children’s short story, originally intended for a picture book. The … Continue reading Approaching publishers with the picture book idea
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
A few years ago I had the urge to pursue Christian publications overseas, after realizing that the other genres I … Continue reading Journeying, again
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