Category Archives: art

Good Times! (?)

This week’s topic: If you could travel to any period of time for research purposes (or shear enjoyment) what time period would you travel to? Oh, no…the dreaded time travel question; it comes up in many interviews or Q and … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Joanna Campbell Slan and Book Download!

Once again, I stumbled into quite a famous author without realizing it, and this week I am pleased to bring in Joanna Campbell Slan. Sometimes I ask an author to join us and I have had to scramble to collect … Continue reading

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Dilemma

Free week and I have been wondering about how people perceive other people’s writings. If you know the life of the writer, do you assume that a scene or situation in their story is autobiographical if it comes close to … Continue reading

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Collecting Old Books

Free Week and it caught me by surprise! I often have inspirations on a list for these times, but I seem to have used them up without replenishing them. I have another list of ideas which I have in mind … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Larissa Reinhart

Today it is my privilege to welcome multi-award winning author Larissa Reinhart. Larissa and I met, as so often, via mutual friends online. Larissa has had a varied and well-traveled life and we are going to have her let us … Continue reading

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Powers That (Might) Be

This week we were asked what talent or superpower we’d like to have. Oh, wow! Talent? I never got a chance to learn to play a musical instrument and I have no idea if I would be any good at … Continue reading

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Art, For Family’s Sake

This week I had proposed that we talk about art in our homes. I haven’t the walls space for the art I’d like to hang. My shelves are filled with books and more of the knick-knack, family mementos- type of … Continue reading

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