Overwhelmed at the thought of writing?

Fast Company’s Art Markman has four suggestions: Break it down Make an outline Just get something down Write for five more minutes If the list doesn’t tell you enough [and it doesn’t], here is the fleshed out version. And I would add another suggestion. Bake…[no, it doesn’t necessarily help you Read more…

Seize the moment…

So it’s like this. My friend from NY sent me a quick email telling me a classmate of ours from junior high had passed away…a year ago. M was always a pretty happy-go-lucky guy and he was the same way as we went facemark-to-facemask in a junior college football game Read more…

Curation Saturday: Gems from other blogs

1. Alex Markovich shares the products of his photography skills. https://illustration.art.blog/2018/06/19/illustration-1/ https://illustration.art.blog/2018/06/21/illustration-2/ https://illustration.art.blog/2018/06/30/illustration-3/ 2. Virginia puts life in perspective with her Roses in the Rubble. Quote: “What does it take to stop you? There are all sorts of crutches that keep us from moving forward after our spills (splat) on the pavement Read more…

I love this book…

Folks who have followed this blog know of my admiration of Austin Kleon’s work. My favorite of his works is  Show Your Work. Here is the relevant Goodreads page.  Its Kindle price is currently just $1.13. I nabbed it right away. Here’s the Amazon link. [Honest, not an affiliate link! Just Read more…