It happened again, didn’t it?
Another week or month has passed, and you’ve made zero progress on your writing.
Deep down you know your writing is important, but it seems impossible to take consistent action
What’s going on here?
The truth is, you don’t feel inspired.
You can’t help but marvel at other writers who seem to come up with one great idea after another.
How do you get there?
How do you find the inspiration you need in order to become the prolific, popular, and successful writer you have always dreamed of becoming?
It’s simple. This guide contains 99 ways to find inspiration.
If you’re creatively bankrupt, you’ve got 99 ways to snap out of it.
Ideas: The Ultimate Guide to Inspiration is available as a free e-book download here.
Some might say the trickiest part is actually selling the book. Or writing it? Opinions differ. But what really sells a book? What marketing tool? What recipe to follow? Is there a recipe?
Well, let’s analyze one of my favorite novels, The History of Love by Nicole Krauss, and hope that I’ll be able to offer some insight as to how people decide to buy a book. Continue reading What Really Sells a Book?
Art is supposed to make you feel something, right? And what more can you ask from a book other than to be moved by it in such a way that you end up shedding a few tears?
Also, psychologists claim that crying is kind of good for releasing stress and making you stronger emotionally, so here are twelve books that are guaranteed to make you cry. Continue reading 12 Books That Will Surely Make You Cry
is a twenty five year old self-taught Romanian artist, who likes to experiment with different techniques and styles. She’s also interesting, interested, inspiring, inspired, and quite funny. Don’t believe me? Check this interview out.
Continue reading Showcase and Interview: Gina Iacob
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The brain is a super-computer. A wonderful circuit board that manages to interpret what we call reality. And words are the only way this super-computer can be programmed. There’s no such thing as someone who doesn’t read. Of course, there are folks who don’t read books, who only read Facebook Status Updates and memes and news.
How would that influence your brain? Continue reading You Are What You Read
This could easily be a one sentence post.
Because it’s Frank Herbert’s Dune.
But, well, let’s elaborate on that. Continue reading Why Frank Herbert’s “Dune” Is So Difficult to Adapt into a Movie
The avant-garde (/ˌævɒ̃ˈɡɑːrd/); from French, “advance guard” or “vanguard”, literally “fore-guard”) are people or works that are experimental, radical, or unorthodox with respect to art, culture, or society. It may be characterized by nontraditional, aesthetic innovation and initial unacceptability, and it may offer a critique of the relationship between producer and consumer.
Let’s simply define avant-garde as anything different from what’s conventional, because if it were defined similarly to the way the military does it, then after Tristan Tzara every single poet should have started using bits and pieces of newspapers to write their masterpieces. Museums would only showcase dadaism and surrealism.
Continue reading Avant-garde
In this interview from 1998, David Bowie describes his need to paint, what it was like living in Berlin with Iggy Pop, and why he feels you must be “loony” to be an artist.
Perry: Talking money…
Harry: A talking monkey?
Perry: Talking monkey, yeah, yeah. Came here from the future, ugly sucker, only says “ficus.”
Even though he had his fair share of problems, including a nasty drug addiction, Robert Downey, Jr. – a very controversial actor – succeeded to overcome it all and make a great comeback by playing in low budget movies such as A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints or Good Night, and Good Luck. Movies in which his performance was top notch. Continue reading Movie Review: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
In 1940, John Steinbeck was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his novel, The Grapes of Wrath. In 1962 he was also awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. The same year he wrote a letter to actor and fellow writer Robert Wallsten, in which he offered six tips on writing. Continue reading Six Tips on Writing from John Steinbeck