This morning I spent 2 hours or more listening to YouTube about writing, and writing critiques. Something I will be doing now: I am a member of Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance and they have a group called Give and Take which I have signed up for.
“Give & Take is a members-only benefit that connects writers of all levels who are interested in working with a critique partner to have their own work critiqued and to critique others’ work. Give & Take provides an opportunity for writers to both become more effective at assessing the strengths and weaknesses of a piece of writing, and to receive feedback on their own work. Give & Take is an equal exchange: an exchange of time, effort, and close reading. While the goal of Give & Take is to match all writers who apply with a partner, in rare instances matches are not possible.” The is will be part of my new challenge. This and writing about Ruby Luna. I have made a commitment to “The Things That People Say” with Tanya Whiton. This will be about the development of characters and their dialogs. I am to send a manuscript for this event. Looks like I will be busy. I am launching into life again! Wow! With writing! I made inquiries about the writing of the manual and have not heard back on its potential help yet.
I will be writing a blog about happiness shortly. Best wishes!
I live in Southern Maine. I am the owner of Anisette Studios. My website is https://www.anisettestudios.com/ Here you can view and purchase Shibui, sign up for my newsletters, blog, and read articles about Shibui Found Image Art. Patrons get great deals several times a year and special items at times. My site makes it easy to contact me. My primary art form is Shibui Found Image Art. Shibui begins with action art and stems from the imagination. It is like seeing something in the clouds or solving a puzzle. Its creative process has its own rules and requires what I call reverse engineering due to a lack of an understructure and purely out of the imagination. In addition to those who patron me, my target groups are those who use art therapy. I will soon be teaching live. Contact me if you would like to learn live. I use Zoom. I request that although my art, other images, and what I write is now published by me here on WordPress; I do ask you do not to use my artwork, poetry, or the information about Shibui Found Image Art without my permission. I am quite available to make such requests. I wish to share the following: The existentialist philosopher Simone de Beauvoir wrote a book called The Ethics of Ambiguity. In it, she lays out a guiding ethic in response to the philosophy of existentialism. It might be somewhat familiar to you already. She writes, “To will oneself free is also to will others free. This will is not an abstract formula. It points out to each person concrete action to be achieved.”
Best wishes to all! Have good times and keep safe! Pejj
Merrick is awesome! Great pic,great partner! I’ve got to say your writing has inspired me to start a blog and get back into my writing.. I’d forgotten I have a voice. I must also finish my first book. My children’s book is finished in both writing and artwork…next I have to publish. Thankyou also for getting me on track and planning and working daily on me and my art!!
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That’s wonderful! Do you have something local like Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance down there in SC? I made a commitment there.
Hmmm…I will have to look for something in n.c.
It will give me a challenge to meet, and a commitment to writing. I am finding good YouTube on writing critique .
There is a book that looks good too I have started reading on kindle. Better critiquing for better writing, It is yellow with a purple and blue bubble, not able to get to the author yet.
He is such a cat! My shadow!