Alchemy

It’s not the artist that makes the art. It’s the art that makes the artist. The art tests us. The art shapes us. The art leads us. We think we create the art– but it’s the art that creates us. This is what is important. This is what we must learn. This is what we […]

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Ideas

People ask artists and writers “Where do you get your ideas?” I heard a story somewhere that when the brilliant science fiction and fantasy writer Roger Zelazny, was asked this question, he said something like: “Every night I leave out milk and cookies, and in the morning the cookies are gone, but there are loads […]

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A conversation with famous writers

“I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.” Oscar Wilde I can so relate to this Mr. Wilde. I have agonized over one line and fiddled with it until it didn’t make sense any more. I […]

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Keeping the promise.

“You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet, still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet” –FRANZ KAFKA Here are my writing […]

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Happy New Year

So far the new year is having a bit of a hard time getting itself off the ground in my world. I am still tying up loose ends and processing 2011. It was a pretty intense and amazing also difficult year. I will announce my new years celebration when it finally rolls around. I do […]

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