Category Archives: writing for blogs

Tere liye, life goes on…

Present moments: listening to this still — it came in via Outlandish‘s Facebook feed. I’m still a little open-mouthed at how ebrahim / @eebsofresh wraps his voice in, out and around the lyrics to make something totally new of the … Continue reading

Posted in ...heath quinn blog, ...writers' work, composing, conceptualizing, editing, inspiration, later prose, writing for blogs | Comments Off on Tere liye, life goes on…

No words

Please, don’t speak when I’m making art or thinking about palettes with no greens, pigment granulation or studio space.  I won’t hear you.  I’ll deflect your conversation.  Don’t wait for me, I have no words.   share?

Posted in ...heath quinn blog, composing, later prose, rhythm, sonics, writing for blogs | Comments Off on No words

Heaven

In Kieślowski‘s Heaven, cinematographer Frank Griebe: the way his eye sees the architecture of people, as well as of buildings… …the way he shoots light, masses, volumes, voids, angles and implied motion…   share?

Posted in ...heath quinn blog, composing, conceptualizing, later prose, rhythm, writing for blogs | Comments Off on Heaven

Questions, answered

For me, movies are a fantastical experience, and when the moviemaker doesn’t honor his or her participation in the world of fantasy, I get bored. On the other hand, movies always raise realistic questions for me, like: Who cleans up … Continue reading

Posted in ...heath quinn blog, conceptualizing, later prose, rhythm, sonics, writing for blogs | Comments Off on Questions, answered

Confusion

Cr — t and cr — t both have wickets. One’s boring, the other’s chess on the run. Croquet’s wickets I confused with cricket’s, as a kid, so gave cricket a miss for too long. Love it now, though I … Continue reading

Posted in ...heath quinn blog, composing, conceptualizing, editing, later prose, other arts, rhythm, writing for blogs, writing non-fiction | Tagged , | Comments Off on Confusion

Sketches

I think of plans as promises. Since, all too often, life’s crazinesses interfere with promises, my solution is compromise – I don’t plan tightly. Instead, I sketch ideas share?

Posted in ...heath quinn blog, conceptualizing, inspiration, later prose, writing for blogs, writing non-fiction | Comments Off on Sketches

Words and art and design

My words come from my heart. I find it hard to write words when I’m analytical. Yet my daily, paid word is often very analytical. I have an even deeper problem when it comes to visual art. I have to … Continue reading

Posted in ...heath quinn blog, conceptualizing, inspiration, later prose, writing for blogs | Comments Off on Words and art and design

Afghanistan, Karzai, and the easy-chair critics

Elizabeth Rubin has a new NY Times article about Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan‘s President: Karzai in His Labyrinth She offers a gentle-but-tough, compassionate, and honest view of the incredibly complex nature of Afghani politics, and Karzai’s nature. As excellent as this … Continue reading

Posted in ...Grafetti, ...writers' work, conceptualizing, editing, inspiration, writing for blogs, writing non-fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Afghanistan, Karzai, and the easy-chair critics

Back on the chopping block

When I start a blog, I have a sense of a theme and try to write the blog conversationally. As I struggle to express my thoughts, I walk around my points and use too many words. share?

Posted in ...Grafediting, composing, conceptualizing, editing, writing for blogs | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Back on the chopping block

Bittersweet

Of the two marmalades I made this weekend, the grapefruit was the more bitter. The clementine marmalade was lovely to the nose and succulent on the tongue, but the grapefruit felt good in my tummy — it was refreshing and … Continue reading

Posted in ...Grafetti, composing, early prose, editing, inspiration, other arts, writing for blogs, writing non-fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Bittersweet

Why I love newspapers

Or is it newscreens, newswebs or newsnets? I haven’t bought a paper paper in more than a year. One of my fav’s, TOI, isn’t available at my local newsstand. What’s the newsstand guy going to do when we’re all reading … Continue reading

Posted in ...Grafetti, ...writers' work, early poems, early prose, ego, inspiration, Wikipedia, writing for blogs | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Why I love newspapers

The Amateur

Calling someone an amateur is a common insult in the USA. But did you know that amateur comes from the French word for lover? An amateur is someone motivated to devote himself to something for the pure love if it. … Continue reading

Posted in ...Grafetti, composing, conceptualizing, early prose, ego, other arts, Wikipedia, writing for blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Amateur

NYC’s cop horses

Today’s NY Times carries a story about the horse cops in New York. Not the mounted police, but the horses themselves. These beautiful animals deserve great respect for being able to handle a difficult job. I also have much admiration … Continue reading

Posted in ...heather quinn blog (wp), early prose, editing, inspiration, sonics, writing for blogs | Tagged , , | Comments Off on NYC’s cop horses

NYC and politeness

The NY Times online edition was redesigned a couple of weeks ago. On the whole, the redesign is effective, in my opinion. I’ve begun to read the online edition with more care, because the site is now more inviting and … Continue reading

Posted in ...heather quinn blog (wp), composing, conceptualizing, early prose, editing, inspiration, writing for blogs, writing non-fiction | Tagged , , | Comments Off on NYC and politeness