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Comic Publications!

Check out my first published comics at The Odd Ducks, “Memory: A Comic based on the thoughts of Lynda Barry” and “Louhi Steals the Sun and Moon,“based on the Kalevala. And here is the latest letter I received from Theresa. Advertisements

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New Pens, New Ink

I had a great field trip to Detroit. I went to my usual places, PenzDetroiT and Paradise Pen. New Pens include: Pelikan Junior, Pelikan Twist, and Pilot Metropolitan. New inks include: Diamine Hope Pink, Waterman Red, Noodler’s Dragon’s Napalm, and Noodler’s Gray. At Hobby Lobby I picked up some Faber-Castell artist pens. And I ordered …

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The Long Game

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What It Is by Lynda Barry

I finished reading “What It Is” by Lynda Barry. If you are an artist of any sort, you need to read this book, and I would highly recommend nabbing your own copy. Lynda Barry shares her thoughts on images, memory, and the creative process. She also provides exercises to delve into the images you already …

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One Hundred Demons by Lynda Barry

Lynda Barry’s “One Hundred Demons” is an entertaining read with wise words. This is a book I will definitely reread. Now I’ll try my hand at drawing some of my own demons.

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Artistic Fears

Two days ago, Charlie posted a video sharing his fears.   Then his friend Michael posted this video.   I am working on my fourth novel for NaNoWriMo, and there are points when my Inner Editor* says no one will want to read this novel, let alone publish it. The novel is so different from …

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9512–NaNo

Writing session: 9:30-10:22 a.m. 9512 total words to date. Listened to soundtrack Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. Wrote at home on the computer. This morning was a painful scene, but Charlotte and I got through it. I had to sleep in this morning. It’s been a long and wonderful first week of …

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Salinger’s “Nine Stories”

I finished reading J.D. Salinger’s “Nine Stories.” Each one is unique and offers interesting characters and situations. I especially love it when fiction refers to poetry. Robert Stone does this in “Bear and His Daughter” with the short stories “Porque no Tiene, Porque le Falta” and “Bear and His Daughter.” For some reason it amuses …

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