Archive for the art Tag

Ending My Struggle For Art

“[Art] is a means of union among men, joining them together in the same feelings, and indispensable for the life and progress toward well-being of individuals and of humanity.” ― Leo Tolstoy, What Is Art?   Art, like faith, requires nothing so much as imagination. Yet as a Christian and as an artist, I tend to get so crumpled up by
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Why editing isn’t just the how but the what  

Whenever I work with new authors, they’re eager and excited. And almost always they want to focus on how they did—whether the structure they used works and how well it “flows.” But what I find almost 100% of the time is that first, they need help hearing what they said. And without exception, it’s surprising to them to realize what
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Tuesday Morning Pages

“I must write on the novel again.  It’s got to be finished. All it needs is my attention.” And that was as far as I got last night before falling asleep. And in listening to That Distant Land on my run this morning, Wendell Berry’s collection of Port William short stories about the colorful folks in a small Kentucky community around the
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