The Year After

It has been over 60 days since I’ve finished the Year of the Creative and it still feels just as good as day 365. In case you don’t know what that might be: I created every single day of 2014 and posted about it on a blog. It was awesome. It was exhausting. It was incredibly rewarding. With every big personal project comes a reflection on the good, the bad, and all the in betweens. So here is mine! (more…)

Art Swap for Dec Meetup

December 11 @7pm, The Foggy Goggle

The Foggy Goggle is all decked out for the season and ready to serve all sorts of liquid cheer! Come out for a Creative Christmas evening with fellow artists. Even if you’re more on the Humbug side of things, you really can’t say no to making new connections within the diverse creative community of HRM. (more…)

Does TV Rot the Writer’s Brain?

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Hello, fellow quill-bearers! For your mind-bending pleasure, here is another open-ended dilly of a question:

We’re often told that to be great writers, we must read voraciously. Does the same hold true for television and film? Are there different writing lessons to be learned from watching sitcoms, dramas, and their ilk? What magical insights of word-craft mastery, if any, have you gleaned from the proverbial ‘idiot box’, ‘idiot’s lantern’ and ‘boob tube’? (more…)