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On Not Seeing What’s Next

“writing a novel* is like driving in the dark. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.”                                                      –E.L. Doctorow (from Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott) *Insert “weaving a tapestry,” … Continue reading

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Grand Themes, Fleeting Moments

Yesterday’s post elicited a question about the nature of my blog, what it’s about, implying “how is a personal journal about art and art making?” It’s a good question, and I’ve been thinking about the relationship between those things. Malcolm Gladwell, in his … Continue reading

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It’s Not All About Me

This morning I woke up all fired up about an idea to share. I curled up with laptop, tea, and cat, and proceeded to write. In one unidentified movement on the keyboard I accidentally erased to whole of what I’d written, … Continue reading

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Procrastination and her sister Frustration

If you are like me, you too want to be creative and prolific, to share something amazing, thought-provoking, life-changing, world-shaking, something brilliant and wise and beautiful. Now, tell me. Is this too much to ask? A wise friend recently told me, “frustration … Continue reading

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