craft is what releases art

Today I’m quoting Richard Gilbert, who has written an excellent text called: CONTENT + CRAFT = ART you should read it all  – all of you! Here are a few samples to give you an idea what it’s all about: Craft is what releases art Art announces itself in form While talent is common [sic!], the…

Did no one ever tell you this?

Some recent posts by Richard Gilbert made me very curious, Gilbert was quoting Verlyn Klinkenborg saying things like: Chronology is a trap. It’s not natural; our own interior world is not chronological. Always resist chronology and The sentence is the basis of your art. Think, make sentences, and revise. Rhythm is everything, first and last. Talking…

Terry Tempest Williams interview

Jun 30 Richard Gilbert posted a review by Lanie Tankard, a review of When Women Were Birds: Fifty-Four Variations on Voice by Terry Tempest Williams. I knew nothing about Terry Tempest Williams before I read the review, but Tankard convinced me that this was an author I would love to read. And I do! You can get an idea…