Very brief post, but awesome link to TED Talk on wisdom from the years of our lives from some of our favorite authors and best books: http://www.ted.com/talks/joshua_prager_wisdom_from_great_writers_on_every_year_of_life. Check it out!
You can find a lot of information on the famous writers – how they lived and how they created their immortal works. Writing is not easy and is quite time-consuming. When reading an interesting book, the reader usually does not think about the features of the character and lifestyle of the writer, who created it. But some facts of his biography,or the history of a book creation are at times very entertaining and even provocative. Continue reading
“[and] if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly, so that is place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.”
This reminds me of another of my favorite quotes, by Alfred Lord Tennyson:
” ‘Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.”
What is holding us back? Are we paralyzed by the fear of rejection? The fear of failure? We need to get off our butts and try.
If it was easy, everyone would be doing it. But I don’t want to hang out with “those cold and timid souls.” Do you? I’m going on to glory, or out with a bang, but I’m not going out like that!
What does art do for you? Does it inspire? Make you smile? Push you forward? Make you happy? Make you sad? Make you crazy???
And by “art” I don’t mean just painting, but sculpture, cinema, theater, and of course writing. And I ask both you as a consumer and as a creator. An art enthusiast and an artist. Continue reading