Fate and Creativity
What does a paranoid and an empathetic person have in common? I would have thought nothing until I opened the Sunday New York Times today, October 19th and read the article Does Everything Happens for a Reason? by Paul Bloom, Professor of Psychology and Konika Banerjee, graduate student both of Yale’s psychology department. The answer […]
The Magic of Travel and Writing.
#travel #creativity #novels #art #magic #writing Magic in travel? You must be kidding! All we hope is to get there and back safely. When we consider the long lines, the cancelled flights, the rude security staff and the cramped seats, don’t we all feel a lot like cattle being pushed and prodded from A to […]
Prequel 1: Alexander’s Visions and Alice in Wonderland.
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 to read them. Alexander Wainwright, Britain’s finest landscape painter and visionary artist, is the star. Think of them as delightful appetizers. Enjoy and respond! You might […]
Hopper’s Paintings: Capturing Private, Solitary Moments
Can a painting inspire a novelist? I certainly think so. Automat by Edward Hopper certainly inspired me. I have a fascination with his paintings. Somehow— whether by technique, imagination or subject matter—he is able to create the most compelling and evocative scenes which all tell a story. One of my favourites is Automat an […]
The Paintings of Colville and Hopper
#art #artists #novels #suspense #painting #myth #mythology # What instinct drives this dark horse down the track to its fate? The train, its headlight boring down, cannot stop in time or can it? Full steam ahead–collision—death—destruction! Or at the very last moment does the horse leap from the tracks. One sunny fall day […]