Telling stories to children can bring many benefits–from encouraging language, speech, and creativity, to promoting a sense of wonder at the world, to building stronger parent-child bonds. And it can be fun for all! Continue reading Why Do We Tell Stories?
Ruth Hickman, of Ruth Hickman Photography, is an educator and visual storyteller, a native of the beautiful, sunny city of San Diego, California, and a passionate promoter of education, culture, travel, and people! Ruth is one of the most creative, outgoing, engaging, and energetic entrepreneurial women I have ever known. She has a professional background in commercials, television, film, and education, and loves capturing life’s … Continue reading Afro Latino También Project
My interview with Paulo Akiiki uncovers his naturalistic style of painting with broad brushstrokes to convey feeling and emotion. Continue reading Paulo Akiiki-Why I Became an Artist
This post discusses using art and writing to talk about anything, without limitations. Continue reading Using Art and Writing to “Talk about Anything”!
This post describes the art of Diana Riesco-Lind, her use of nature in her art, her strong connection to the Amazon region of Peru, and her desire to evoke empathy to the earth through her work. Continue reading The Artist’s Story – Diana Riesco-Lind
I started this blog to share some of my creative work–an autobiography, Haiku, a murder mystery, poems, short stories and the like–but also to share the creative minds and work of my fellow artists and writers.
I’ll be sharing the work and stories from artists and writers across the globe–from the USA to Peru to India to the Netherlands. (Photo taken @ Nippon Origami Museum, Narita Airport, Japan) Continue reading Welcome to my Blog
People have asked me why did I start this blog. Why do I want to write about writing and about art? Why are they important to me? And why write about others? My answer: Without art and literature (and science), where would we be? Stuck in a mud puddle somewhere, perhaps? Writing opens new worlds. Have you ever started reading a story and forgotten the … Continue reading Why Did I Start this Blog?