The Humorous Story an American Development. —Its Difference from Comic and Witty Stories – by Mark Twain I do not claim that I can tell a story as it ought to be told. I only claim to know how a story ought to be told, for I have been almost daily in the company of… Read More How To Tell a Comic and Witty Story by Mark Twain
How to write a play – a 1916 Guide CONTENTS Introduction by William Gillette Letter from Émile Augier Letter from Théodore de Banville Letter from Adolphe Dennery Letter from Alexandre Dumas Fils Letter from Edmond Gondinet Letter by Eugène Labiche Letter by Ernest Legouvé Letter from Édouard Pailleron Letter from Victorien Sardou Letter from Émile… Read More How to write a play – a 1916 Guide
“On Poetry and Social Responsibility” by Michael Graves – Poet Poetry is one of the most dangerous, most powerful, and one of the most unorganized forces in the world. Consider the effect that a single poet can create on the human psyche. Shakespeare, Rumi, Rimbaud, Dylan, Poe, Pound, Dickinson, Baudelaire, Cummings, Neruda, Yeats, Plath, Ginsberg,… Read More “On Poetry and Social Responsibility” by Michael Graves – Poet
Do these names ring a bell: Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, Leonardo da Vinci, Michalangelo, Matisse, Rembrant and Monet. Then there’s Mozart, Bach, Beethoven, Vivaldi and some newer ones such as the Beetles, Evis Presley and many more that can be rattled off. Why isn’t YOUR name being rattled off like that? Why aren’t you… Read More Do These Names Ring A Bell…?
Brom Wikstrom, one of the newest members appointed this month to the Washington State Arts Commission, knew all his life he’d be an artist. He spent hours as a kid watching his father, a local art director, paint his stylized watercolors, animals and nudes, their limbs every which way. He used to copy them in… Read More Art That Sends A Clear Message: Don’t Let Go Of Lifetime Dream
Mozart has inspired people for nearly four centuries. Here’s your chance to not only hear what others had to say about him but also what he said in his own words! Here’s a PDF book for you, please click on this link >> MOZART: THE MAN AND THE ARTIST, AS REVEALED IN HIS OWN WORDS… Read More Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart In His Own Words
As an artist, you may find yourself in situations that are challenging to say the least, don’t give up! Persist through and change that experience for the better – you never know what good will come out of it. As an example, just before creating the Dream Series, I had just received severe criticism about… Read More Art, The Antidote for Life Experiences
Here’s some food for thought… I belong to several different newsletters for investing and trends. I’m also an avid reader of the current news – nationwide and worldwide. I like to stay up-to-date. In one day, I read about how I should invest in gold and silver because World War III is on the way;… Read More Ideas Travel the Fastest