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“Does creativity like loud or soft voices?”

“Does creativity like loud or soft voices?” Wow! I wish I had written that line. But no, it came from the mind and spirit of Ray Bradbury, writer of short stories, novels, plays and essays and lover of life and art.  Fahrenheit 451 is likely his best known novel where books are relentlessly hunted down […]

Two Fictional Characters Meet at the Carousel in Central Park

Almost two years ago, I approached author Maggie Ball with an idea I’d been longing to try out. I had just finished reading her novel Sleep Before Evening featuring her protagonist Marianne Cotton. She’s a young woman who wants to study music, but has to overcome a lot of problems to do so. The novel begins […]

The 66th Street Carousel in Central Park, starring Marianne Cotton and Alexander Wainwright

What if….a character could jump from the pages of his own story to meet another character from a different novel? What if the two of them met secretly somewhere beyond the view of their creators [their authors]? What would happen if they came to life, cast off the plots devised by their authors and told […]

Alexander Wainwright At Rinaldo’s Party

These stories are developed from the novels of The Trilogy of Remembrance [The Drawing Lesson, The Fate of Pryde and Night Crossing] and are designed to entice you into that world and read them. Alexander Wainwright, Britain’s finest landscape painter and visionary artist, is the star. Think of them as delightful appetizers. Enjoy and respond! […]