One Becomes Two Becomes Eleventy-Billion

I started a task list. Another one, if we’re being honest, but this one was meant to be more detail-oriented; to help break items down into smaller parts. The task list that might actually facilitate progress and completeness. I didn’t even realize all the things stacking up. Talk about overwhelming. One item became two becameContinue reading “One Becomes Two Becomes Eleventy-Billion”

Quotable

“And as much as I’d like to believe there’s a truth beyond illusion, I’ve come to believe that there’s no truth beyond illusion. Because, between ‘reality’ on the one hand, and the point where the mind strikes reality, there’s a middle zone, a rainbow edge where beauty comes into being, where two very different surfacesContinue reading “Quotable”

Quotable

“Instructors could teach the basic techniques and methods, but a mastery of mechanical knowledge could never make a person an artist. No one could teach creativity or invention. A spark needed to come from within. It must be something unique, something discovered by the individual, a leap of understanding, a burst of insight, the combiningContinue reading “Quotable”

What Gets You in the Mood?

How do you get in the mood? I don’t know about you, but sometimes I just don’t want to. Others, I can’t wait to jump right in. Writing. I’m talking about writing. So many of my story and character ideas come from dreams so a lot of times I’m skipping any morning routine I pretendContinue reading “What Gets You in the Mood?”

It’s Not A Flowing River…

…more like trickling spittle that takes it’s time to build into a drainage ditch, then a cute little creek, before raging as something resembling flow. For YEARS- I was writing a book. Really, what that meant was that I had an idea I had started but I just wasn’t “feeling it” so I never actuallyContinue reading “It’s Not A Flowing River…”