Tag Archives: Writing

Do, or Do Not: Rethinking Success

“Try not. Do. Or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Ms. Kia Hurtley, my 10th and 11th grade English teacher, filled her room with famous and inspiring quotes. Quotes written on the … Continue reading

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November Update 2016

Hooray for November! October was a very busy month for me finishing the primary art for Human Movement to be published by Nomad Press next year. I was also continuing to recover from my pneumonia, almost gone now, and dealing … Continue reading

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Friendly Neighborhood Spider

A garden orb weaver spider has spun a web near our backdoor each year since we bought our home. They are most likely the offspring of the previous year’s spider. Most people would find these quarter-sized arachnids unnerving and want to … Continue reading

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Musings: How to Find, Feed, and Keep Your Creativity

Historically sexist images of the Muse aside, is the personification of creativity a helpful construct? Ray Bradbury seemed to think so in his fourth essay of Zen in the Art of Writing, “How to Keep and Feed a Muse.” The … Continue reading

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Your THING: Nouns and the Magic of Memory

The door. The garage. The clock. The exit. The book. The tear. The secret. The stump. The backwater. Nouns beg for meaning to be given. My examples probably conjured a variety of images for you, or you wanted more information. … Continue reading

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