Tag: Creativity

The 2017 Word: Crescendo

It is time for a crescendo! So … This is the year, I get loud.   In music, a crescendo is a gradual steady increase in loudness or force. This is a controlled set of bars, increasing the volume of an arrangement. A crescendo can wake both an artist and… Continue Reading “The 2017 Word: Crescendo”

A Word on Wednesday: Chapbook

A few chapbooks in my collection by Wisconsin poets: Jean Biegun, LaMoine MacLaughlin, and Stephen P. Mickey. The noun chapbook was coined in the early Nineteenth Century by combining the words chapman and book. This small paperback book, oftentimes just a mere pamphlet, is… Continue Reading “A Word on Wednesday: Chapbook”

A novel walk

I snapped the following pictures on the Ice Age Trail in Manitowoc, Wis. around 9 a.m. this morning. The scenery is inspiration for a fictional setting in my novel in progress. Enjoy the view, my friends. And, forgive my amateur photography skills.    … Continue Reading “A novel walk”