THE WONDROUS APOTHECARY
Something new! A Tale of art, passion and liberation. I have a beginning, middle and end of this my seventh novel, but much editing lies ahead. A publication date isn’t set yet. What I really like about posting a chapter on my blog is that I get to dress it up with images. Please keep […]
NIGHT CROSSING ~ A Meeting of Significance.
Night Crossing A story by Alexander Wainwright, landscape painter. #Novels #shortstories #painting #synchronicity Have you ever misjudged someone so utterly and completely that you question your own sanity and senses? You write someone off as a hostile curmudgeon when he or she is actually only painfully shy and in need of a kind word? […]
CONDUCT in QUESTION, the first in THE OSGOODE TRILOGY
Prologue: Was it wrong to take a life so young? Such beautiful skin was soft, smooth, and white as cream. He stroked her lustrous brown hair. A nervous smile flitted across her face. He stared into her eyes. She was a university student, filled with the idealism of youth, but her lips and nails were […]
THE DRAWING LESSON ~ PROLOGUE
The Drawing Lesson, the first in The Trilogy of Remembrance ~Prologue A figure, drenched in the rain, stamped his feet and banged impatiently on the door of my gallery, Helmsworth and Son. When I unlocked it, Britain’s finest landscape artist, Alexander Wainwright, stormed in and towered over me. I asked as mildly as I […]
Showdown at the Tate Modern Gallery.
A conceptual artist’s manifesto as told by Alexander Wainwright Britain’s finest landscape artist. My friend, Charles and I are in the habit of strolling along the Victoria Embankment some evenings. Tonight he said, “Damn it, Alex? Aren’t you walking rather quickly? I’m getting winded just trying to keep up with you!” I stopped and said, […]