Apr 25, 2018
Rhythm isn't limited to
the meter of specific sentences.
Paragraphs have rhythm.
Chapters. Entire novels.
Also, let's talk photography,
and interconnectedness of art.
Also discussed: keyboards,
the summer of movies.
Stories include ink dragons,
unsubstantiated scientific theories,
and a haunted...
Apr 18, 2018
time for an old fashioned road trip through
Nashville, Indianapolis, York, and Richmond.
What do you pack for the road?
Prepare as best you can,
and seek out the unexpected.
A listener creates his own InkStains challenge.
And John Urbancik gets excited.
Stories include: reflections,
how I write a novel,
Apr 11, 2018
First: do you need a formal education
to be a writer, painter, musician, or artist?
What other kind of education is there?
A Ten Day InkStains Challenge!
(Work till your fingers bleed?)
Reading outside your own demographic.
How I'm not reading enough
other points of view.
Stories this week include:
Life on the...
Apr 4, 2018
another April Fool's Day.
Faux pregnancies and spaghetti trees abound.
Some thoughts about stupidity in humor,
and about the importance of whimsy.
the things that work for you,
and building a community.
Also convention and appearance information.
InkStains on the Road.
Mar 28, 2018
A trip to the Hermitage
Museum & Gardens
collides with classic cosmic horror
in one writer's head, and the results
are instantaneous yet indescribable,
and provides evidence
that you need to get out of your house
every once in a while
to kickstart something.
Get out of your house and
out of your genre,
and do a...