I’ve just finished my second year of creating an ink drawing every day in October! This art challenge, called #Inktober, is only one of the many creative challenges that I’ve participated in over the years. These creative challenges span the calendar year. Opus, our local art supply shop company, sponsors Opus Daily Practice—a challenge to… Continue reading Creative Challenges – do you play along?
I have returned to an old habit—following the Capture Your 365 daily photo prompt challenge (#CY365), and pairing the photos with a few lines. I'm finding it’s really quite doable if I keep up with it. So, without ado, here are some of this week’s captures: Last Saturday’s prompt was WITH WORDS. Here is the… Continue reading A January week
I'll bet you don't even remember the days when a computer was the newest thing in writing gadgetry. With the plethora of apps and add-ons that has bombarded us over the last years, these days it's almost a full-time job to keep up with the latest. I don't think I have. But I do have… Continue reading Eleven must-haves in my writer toolkit
Pose Frozen in precarious leap balanced on chair-leg tilt— push that chair! Engineer a Photoshop escape. ******************** Yesterday's prompt at Poetic Asides was an ekphrastic poem, based on a photo. We were given four photo choices on the site, or invited to use our own. The shadorma, above, is based on one of the suggested… Continue reading Pose
Match November is the month for poems to hatch I hope to incubate a healthy batch in fisher-talk, haul in a bumper catch till there’s no room to store them in the hatch. My problem is, these poems don’t hit me natch I always seem to need a key or latch I’ll count on Brewer’s… Continue reading “Match” and writing challenges