I‘m still feeling the glow from a recent fiction writing class at Stanford … https://continuingstudies.stanford.edu/
…at local public library.
…to me now! Went to a CA Writer’s Club meeting yesterday. The speaker was Poet ~ Devi S. Laskar ~. http://www.devislaskar.com/ She had us do some fun writing exercises. I’m not really even into poetry, but everything I see looks like a poem to me now.
…with info. I’m gathering from this great book! “Forensics for Dummies” by Douglas P. Lyle Wait! Is that the figure of a person in the background?
Went to a fascinating talk on CRISPR, a gene editing tool. I got lots of ideas for my Sci-Fi novel, in progress…
…and bookstores, for having such great Author events! I try to go to at least one a week. My continuing education, continues…..
I was surprised to learn that the frog fountain beside the Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco, is an homage to Mark Twain, who for a time was one of the “Bohemians” who spent time at the Montgomery Block building, which was previously located on this site. Others there at the time included Bret Harte, Ambrose…
“…You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.” ~ John Steinbeck Visited the lovely Steinbeck Center in Salinas. Inspiring on many levels. http://steinbeck.org/
Played a very fun Board Game last night! You read a card w/ the “First Line” of a famous book & try to guess the title or author. It’s harder than you might think. And a good reminder of the importance of a story’s first lines. It also taught me to “Beware of Librarians Bearing…
I’m starting to meet fellow writers to read each others work in progress. It’s good to get a different perspective.