Monthly Archives: February 2014

Coming into Consciousness, Rodin’s “Danaide”

  Deconstruction Above is a picture of “The Danaide” by Auguste Rodin, a French sculpture alive during the turn of the century, between 1840 and 1917. Although Rodin is more famous for “The Thinker” and “The Kiss,” I chose to … Continue reading

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Meditation and writing

For the past month I’ve been practicing Zen meditation, partly because of a book I’m reading titled BUDDHISM FOR MOTHERS, and partly because of this TED talk on life-hacks that talks about how meditation can help you focus by quieting … Continue reading

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January 2014 Residency Recap

I thought I’d do a quick recap of the goals I had for January and how I did. 1) I wanted to push forward in my novel 1,000 words a day. Ideally, that would have meant writing 31,000 new fiction … Continue reading

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