Category Archives: Art

What is That Thick Skin Everybody Talks About?

You hear it everywhere. “If you’re going to be a writer, you’re going to have to grow a thick skin.” “You are going to have to work on thickening that skin up.” “I wanted to help her with her critique, … Continue reading

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Making Your Own Book Cover (If you have to.)

It’s not the best idea to make your own cover. Even if you have some art background, you don’t have book cover design background. That’s a problem. Chances are, no matter how hard you work on the project, it isn’t … Continue reading

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Writing- Three Ways Life Gets in Your Way

Writing- Three Ways Life Gets in Your Way Across the world, most artists are fighting to make space in their busy lives for their art. Certainly there are artists who make a living with their art alone, but the vast … Continue reading

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Leonardo Da Bunni, a children’s book about art and rabbits.

My children’s book, Leonardo Da Bunni, is up and running. I’ve never had so much fun writing anything, and I’m crazy proud of it. It all started because I wanted to make a shower gift for a friend at work. … Continue reading

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Why I won’t do NaNoWriMo ever again.

As you may have known, I took part in July’s NaNoWriMo event, which is much like the November event, with some relaxed guidelines. I did well. I wrote over 50k words on Teatime of the Living Dead, and got it … Continue reading

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Entertainment: Art’s Red-haired Stepchild

“There is art and there is entertainment. They are not necessarily synonymous. The human animal would rather watch “fails” on YouTube, than to consider the merits of good story.” -a commenter on another blog, nameless to protect the innocent. Is … Continue reading

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