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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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