Archive for June, 2007
Freedom’s just another word for re-entering the mystery of your own writing, or, how to start writing again tomorrow!
I said that I was going to tell you a bit of a story about a painting by Jose Clemente Orozco (one of the Mexican social realist muralists (1883-1949) along with Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros)-”Gods of the Modern World”-and I will. But as with any story, there are a few places to stop [...]
Lyrical voice / narrative voice / character’s voice: Hints from Turkish music, one actress, and the power of travel
I have been listening to Turkish music after my sojourn in Turkey, and because of its very specific kind of driving energy, I realize again that the energy of different musics is part of what we deal with as writers, that one of the crucial elements often left out when we are “taught” to write, [...]