The Role of the Artist

Mother Teresa of Calcutta once said: “I am a little pencil in God's hands. He does the thinking. He does the writing.” Her statements are here echoed in more depth, through the article linked below. May it be not only an inspiration but a comfort to you, readers: Divine Mercy and the Role of the … Continue reading The Role of the Artist

Writerly Sound Bites, Number 11: Write What You Know, or Who You Know?

Mr. Haldeman’s statement appears rather condemning at first blush. “Write what you know” – what do you know? In the speculative genres, none of us know what space travel or Faerie is like. We can study the biographies of astronauts, but that does not mean we know, firsthand, what it is like to visit space. … Continue reading Writerly Sound Bites, Number 11: Write What You Know, or Who You Know?