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Art and the Creative Fire


  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 […]

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 […]

Rinaldo’s Revenge [6/10 Parts]


It’s been such fun having someone follow Alexander about Venice in search of the Vivaldi Museum. But I must admit, he found it a good deal more quickly than I expected. My photographer has gotten some excellent photographs of him with a wonderful variety of expressions on his face. During the morning of his search […]

Alexander searches Venice for Rinaldo [Part 5/10 of Rinaldo’s Art Project]


On my first night in Venice, I found a café not far from the hotel, where violinists played Vivaldi—that brilliant Venetian who composed music centuries ago. I sat outside on the patio and had a wonderful view of the Grand Canal. I ordered veal with lemon and a glass of Chardonnay. Venice leads inexorably to […]

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