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”
The Microsoft Bing definition or Mindfulness. the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something: “their mindfulness of the wider cinematic tradition” a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. How I applyContinue reading “Being mindful without mysticism”
It’s great fun to write sonnets according to Shakespeare’s rules. AB AB, CD CD, EF EF, GG
10 syllables to the line with a turning point after line 12.
Try it for a brain workout.
Many are disgusted by Strauss’s opening. A woman plays a lad making love to his cousin, and the lesbian interpretation has to surface.
How does Darwin explain the evolutionary advantage to a woman having a big mouth? Read on, to find out!
How to build an opening chapter around an egg.
The last stop – how a novel happens. Berlin Diary – Summer 2012. How it started. I walked into the sunshine from the old East German airport, still called Schönefeld. (Beautiful Field). It shouldn’t still exist. It had long ceased to be fit for purpose and is now being renovated. Back then it was trulyContinue reading “How a novel begins.”
The Last Stop – A Berlin Story Endstation – Eine Geschichte aus Berlin – jeztz auch auf Deutsch. Clive’s latest thriller. Get the videos from YouTube The BNBS cover to look for! Sample Pages Chapter 1 ‘The bus or train?’ Jack Precious was not ashamed of talking to himself. After all, a simple decision canContinue reading “Out Now – My Berlin Thriller – Suspense suspended by comedy.”