Archive for February 2010

Crazy Creativity (Minas Tirith)

Creativity=Skill+Persistence+One Crazy Concept. http://www.matchstickmarvels.com/MinasTirith.htm

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Shakespeare Found Guilty of *gasp* COLLABORATION!

I received this heartening note from my friend David Bratman: I am reading a small book called Shakespeare's Modern Collaborators by Lukas Erne (London: Continuum, 2008), and found this gratifying, and rather familiar-sounding, statement in the Introduction (p. 1): "Shakespeare's play texts as they reach us are the result of collaboration. What […]

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Reading “A Million Miles in a Thousand Years”

Here's what it is like to read Donald Miller: I've heard all this stuff before, but it was alway spoken so politely that I could keep my umbrella up and my raincoat buttoned, but when Donald Miller says it, I am suddenly chilled to the bone and […]

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Inspiration or Perspiration?

I LOVE this excerpt on the creative process from Frank Cottrell Boyce, author of Cosmic. You can read the rest ofthe interview at http://www.examiner.com/x-19497-Madison-Books-Examiner~y2010m1d24-An-interview-with-Cosmic-and-Millions-author-Frank-Cottrell-Boyce?cid=edition-rss-Madison. Thanks to Lynn Maudlin for the link.   PW:  The theme of what it means to be/to have a dad in Cosmic is wonderful. Did […]

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