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Music & Writing ~ Kissin’ Cousins


Originally posted on Notes from An Alien:
Many authors can’t even write if their favorite music isn’t playing… Some writers have special music they play for each character in their story… Even though I treasured books as a youth and considered English as a major in college, until I got to my 40s, Music was…

Education, Music, and Writing


“We don’t need no education” are words from Pink Floyd’s Another Brick In The Wall. They’re followed by “We don’t need no thought-control”. Equating education and thought-control is easy in our current world-culture. Plus, thought-control doesn’t only happen in the classroom—film, TV shows, mainstream media, clergy, and advertising all attempt various forms of “education”… And, […]

Music & Writing ~ Kissin’ Cousins


Many authors can’t even write if their favorite music isn’t playing… Some writers have special music they play for each character in their story… Even though I treasured books as a youth and considered English as a major in college, until I got to my 40s, Music was my Muse. I played brass instruments as […]

Music Begins to Inspire Our Art.


Originally posted on A Teacher's Reflections:
“The music goes into your ears and into your brain.  Then, as you listen to the notes and sounds, it goes into your heart and shoots out of your fingers.  Like a million stars.  It’s magic.” Those are the words I passionately said to fifteen spellbound children, sitting…

Yet More Conversation About “Serious Writing” . . .


This particular discussion began a week ago with, Blog Conversation ~ “Serious Writing”, and progressed this past Monday with, Our Conversation About “Serious Writing” Continues….  For those who are new here, our blog conversations are only on Monday’s and Wednesday’s, with valuable re-blogs on all other days of the week except Friday, when I publish new short Tales… […]