The Brand Library has Art Galleries and a Recital Hall, where art exhibitions are hosted and classical concert performances are given. The setting is surrounded by a magnificent verdant park, hiking trails, and a Japanese garden.
Occasionally, I fantasize about living in another time. Perhaps I’m romanticizing the past but as a child growing up I sensed people and things around me were different. There was a particular formality and a protocol that I enjoyed.
I was only twelve years old when I introduced myself to Shakespeare and read The Tempest. I recall there were moments when I could not grasp the language but I stuck with it. Why am I bringing that up? Because just as my twelve year old self had a stick with it attitude, today marks the seventh birthday of my Blog.
Yesterday I headed to the 20th annual Los Angeles Times Book Festival held at the beautiful USC campus. Literary mayhem at its finest.
Sometimes, it’s a matter of words getting reasonably sorted, arranging them like a conductor to sound out their rhythms. One has to continually learn the art of a good sentence, the ways to tailor cadence.
Writing is like a marriage; easy to be happy when you are naïve and hopeful but harder to sustain in maturity when know the pitfalls. With pitfalls, you can choose to opt out