Guest Blog by Dianne Gardner – “On Writing Descriptive, a Painters View”

On Writing Descriptive, a Painter’s View.  by Dianne Gardner When an artist paints en plein air (which means painting from life) we have some basic ground rules. Pace: Depending on how high the sun is in the sky, timing is important. The sun moves, the shadows change, and if we don’t ‘seize the moment’ we lose what it was that inspired us. Afternoon is slower paced painting than...
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Ernest Hemingway Told Me!

How often have you heard someone say, “I’m stuck! I cannot write! I’ve got writer’s block. I’ve hit the wall.” Let me tell you – I am a member of numerous writing groups, and not a day goes by where I don’t read  at least one of those phrases. Not a single day. I wonder then: If writing is such a problem, why are there (and I am not exaggerating)...
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