Summer in 19th Century Painting

If you have a moment, let us take a stroll through the world of painting and experience summer as the artists of the 19th century saw it, from Edouard Manet to Edward Charles Williams. The following paintings all evoke summer in one way or other, even if summer was not necessarily their chief subject. Some … Continue reading Summer in 19th Century Painting

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Summer Thoughts

Painting of sun Abstract Sun by Mrunal Limaye

Time’s wound grows in me With each new passing day. I comfort myself with sky and sleep With words on paper And music that sings Of another’s man’s sorrow. I destroy everything I love Because that destruction Is another form of love. I sit still in the sun all day Learning how to stop thinking. … Continue reading Summer Thoughts

Why Summer Is Great For Writers

The days are long, the heat outside  oppressive, and the beach a bit too crowded. Whether you're just starting out, or have a drawer full of manuscripts, this summer is a great time to write something. The days are long You can write in the morning. You can write in the afternoon. You can write … Continue reading Why Summer Is Great For Writers