It’s simple. Take a photo. It doesn’t matter how good it is. Look at it later, on a large screen and begin to study the things you failed to notice when the camera was out. Let some ideas flow. It’s up to you whether you stick to the Haiku format or just have a post-photoContinue reading “Haiku and Photography”
Category Archives: Haiku Mindfulness
Berlin in Haikus
An author likes to have a project on the go, which isn’t always easy due to the vagaries of inspiration. In such circumstances I look back through some photos and choose one to write about. After all, the act of making a photograph is, in itself a mindful act. I spotted this amazing woman, inContinue reading “Berlin in Haikus”
Writing expressionist novels leads me inevitably to write mindful literature. The technique of exaggerating the observed in order to explore its forces, forces me to create situations in which every human emotion is examined. This includes the fears and loves of the reader. The chapter in The Last Stop where Jack and Maria dispose ofContinue reading “Writing Mindfully”
Taking a Haiku chance.
It’s about breaking boundaries. The sculpture is in the Bose Park in Berlin, so I thought, do your Haiku in German! Inner me asks, ‘What is the problem?’ Outer me replies, ‘If I make a mistake, it will be out there – for all to see, or read.’ Inner me insists, ‘People make mistakes allContinue reading “Taking a Haiku chance.”