The Trickster’s Hat by Nick Bantock

Bantock, Nick. The Trickster’s Hat: A Mischievous Apprenticeship in Creativity. New York: Perigee, 2014. Print. Genre: Writer’s/Artist’s craft book Summary: A little book brimming over with exercises to get you thinking, working, and creating! The author also helps you pinpoint when and where your self doubt is likely to creep in, how to curb it,… Continue reading The Trickster’s Hat by Nick Bantock

Stoke the Soul Fires

    You see that up there? White space. Blank, empty, open page. Writers face (and curse) that every day. “What?” The vast white screen chins at us. Aggressive. Challenging. Mocking. What are we going to put on it? What ideas, characters, settings, emotions are we daring to scrawl on that pristine open void? It’s… Continue reading Stoke the Soul Fires