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Writing, manuscripts, history at the Metropolitan Museum

Over at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s website, Wendy Stein, a researcher of Medieval manuscripts, reflects on writing and its history. It’s very much worth a few moments of your time. I’m already missing that place.

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Interaction & the limits of writing fiction

Before I stumbled into writing, music was my thing, ever since I was about six years old. I played various instruments over the years – keyboards, bass guitar, guitar, clarinet, and a weird spell on the french horn that didn’t last long. One of the things I loved about music – especially performing it at […]

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Where do ideas come from?

I found this bit of old footage where Rod Serling, screenwriter, novelist, television producer, known for The Twilight Zone, answers the perennial question of where ideas come from. He summarises: … the easiest thing on Earth is to come up with an idea… the hardest thing on Earth is to put it down. Sometimes I’m […]