Marketing and Social Media The Arts

1,000 Artist Journal Pages eBook

“The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be,” says Shakti Gawain. The world inside oneself can easily be expressed through journaling, which is the manner of participating in self exploration and personal expression without using the common method of sequential thinking. In journals, artists get a free-wheeling […]

Marketing and Social Media The Arts

The Challenge of Writing an Artist’s Statement That is Artistic and Deep But Also Makes Sense

Often, while viewing other artists experiences with their creativity, defined by pen to paper within their “Artist’s Statements”, I find myself thinking, “This reminds me of man trying to define God by putting creativity into a box.”  Oft times too I wonder, “What the heck are they talking about? I wonder if even ‘they’ even […]

Fiction

A hard couple of days

It had been a really hard few days.  No, more than that.  At times she had thought nothing could get worse and then, as if fate was playing with her, it had. Tears escaped her eyes that she had been holding in for the past hour.  She hugged herself, pretending her mother was still with […]

Fiction

The Chocolate Was Sweet

In my quest for chocolate, I stumbled across a small lane, hidden away between buildings so tall I couldn’t see their roofs.  I stumbled into it, having been lost among a sea of similar shop signs claiming sales, and discounted goods. I’d already gone in about 30 stores hunting for a normal, everyday, bar of […]

The Arts

The Wounded Artist

The only people I would care to be with now are artists and people who have suffered: those who know what beauty is, and those who know what sorrow is: nobody else interests me. – Oscar Wilde (De Profundis ) In the recent past I faced disillusionment as a playwright and creator of therapeutic theater. […]

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