Daily Archives: January 14, 2014

Shadows

Originally posted on Ken Crocker Artist:
From “The Practice and Science of Drawing” by Harold Speed: “Nothing is more awful than shadows darker in the middle and gradually lighter towards their edges. Of course, where there is a deep hollow…

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Collecting details: In the bleak midwinter

Originally posted on A Wilderness of Words:
Observing, collecting details as “glimmers of a beginning.”  A way of finding a story to tell.  That was the challenge this week. Somewhere outside my window a machine hums incessantly for the second…

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Where No Google Buses Go

Originally posted on Pueblo Lands:
Toxic smoke, visible from Market Street in San Francisco, is blown east, away from the city, and toward the communities of Richmond and San Pablo after the Chevron refinery exploded in 2012. For every word…

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6 Good Words or 500 Empty Ones: Which is Better?

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10 of the Greatest Essays on Writing Ever Written

Originally posted on Flavorwire:
If there’s one topic that writers can be counted on to tackle at least once in their working lives, it’s writing itself. A good thing too, especially for all those aspiring writers out there looking for…

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