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Poetry Day: Distraction Magnet

(This poem is probably something a lot of artists can relate to.  You just can’t get away from distractions some days.) I sit to do my work Hoping to take steps Knowing despair will come As the click of my … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Creators

(This was a newer version of a poem I wrote in high school, but lost.  I think I did another version when I spent a summer in Israel back in 1998.) It is an itch Embedded Within our blood An … Continue reading

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Some Tips to Having Music Play While You Work

I was rather surprised years ago when people asked me how I can listen to music while I write.  They assumed it was a distraction or hurt my progress.  Yet, I’ve always done it and never suffered.  Other things got … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Being Critical

Maybe I’m wrong or I just wander to the wrong sites.  Still, it feels like people are much more critical of art than they were even a few years ago.  Things are torn apart and insulted before they’re fully released.  … Continue reading

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Do I Need to Use a Dragon? . . . Guess the First Draft is Done

Haven’t used this picture for a while, but I guess it works.  So, I mentioned yesterday that I completed the first draft of Do I Need to Use a Dragon? (Fantasy Writing Tips).  I don’t know if I should keep that … Continue reading

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Last Sunday of 2020: Time for More Artwork from My Progeny

The title says it all really.  These are the drawings that my son has made over the last few months.  It was difficult to find time since school was crazy for both of us.  Schedules were a mess and we … Continue reading

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Another Collection of Art from the Son: All Pokemon

So, I asked my son if he minded me posting more of his pictures here.  I went through a round of questions before he said it was okay.  We’re doing Pokemon right now, so that’s what you’re going to see … Continue reading

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Drawing with the Kiddo

I rearranged things for a fun post today.  This isn’t about me really.  My son has been doing art using a Youtube channel called ‘Art for Kids Hub’.  It was introduced to us during a school assignment and he did … Continue reading

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What is an Homage?

The picture above really does answer the question, but you would be surprised how often people don’t consider the possibility of an homage.  It might not be a common phrase, especially in these days of reboots where it’s more likely … Continue reading

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Is Natural Talent Enough?

I’m not 100% certain where I plan on going with this.  The topic came to mind after a day of hearing people tell me how talented I am when it comes to writing.  For a while, I’ve been struggling with … Continue reading

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