Christopher Jamaul Jones — WRITER

Interview with writer Christopher Jamaul Jones — 1. Who are you and what do you do? My name is Christopher Jamaul Jones, mostly known as CJ Jones. Originally from Jackson, Mississippi, though I reside in Central Texas.  I’m a published author, on and off again actor and currently Editor in Chief at Pridebuzz.com. 2. Why […]

A Portrait of the Artist as . . .

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young African Immigrant The novelist Yaa Gyasi and the artist Toyin Ojih Odutola — both born in Africa and raised in the same Alabama town — have become two of the finest observers of race in America.  

Emmanuel Carrère — WRITER

How Emmanuel Carrère Reinvented Nonfiction Late last October, as American electoral pandemonium was approaching its climax, I was in a living room in Paris where the 59-year-old French writer and filmmaker Emmanuel Carrère was talking about shame. “To write disagreeable things about the self, dishonorable things,” Carrère told me, reclining like an analysand on a […]

How to Write a Perfect Scene — WRITING

How to Write a Perfect Scene – by writer Lucy Adams   Any literature work consists of scenes. A thorough work on the plot of the story does not absolve the author from an equally thorough work on the scenes. Speaking in military terms, the polishing of scenes is tactics in the war for good […]

Michael Andreev — Artist/Writer

Михаил Андреев Зоттегем, Бельгия, 2016 Интервью с Исполнитель / Писатель Майкл Андреев – 1. Кто вы и что вы делаете? Я не столько художник, сколько арт-критик. До 40 лет я вообще был далек от искусства, а потом все изменилось. Раньше мои способности проявлялись в математике и физики, я получил высшее образование и степень кандидата физико-математических […]

Choosing a Topic for Your Future Book — WRITERS

How to Choose a Topic for Your Future Book – by writer Lucy Adams It is no secret that a writer often experiences some uncertainty when coming up with a topic. Whether to choose something that will certainly please the audience or take a chance and develop some personal idea, which may not cause a […]

The Ideal Library — WRITING

The Ideal Library by Luiz Valério de Paula Trindade —   Some years ago I used to have a private library at home holding slightly over 1,500 titles and for me, that was an amazing achievement. Not only due to the number of titles per se that I considered quite reasonable by that time but […]

The School That Saved Art!

  BRIDGEPORT, CONN. — Second-grader Yadeliz Santiago is joyously mashing black magic marker into a mound of white putty. She’s shaping the gray mass to depict a stage in the life cycle of a ladybug.

Can a Portrait Still Be Great Art?

  Can a Portrait Still Be Great Art? paintings and article by – Davis W. Morton   Compared to other features portrait artists try to represent, the most important feature that can make a portrait great is actually invisible. This feature has been called a spirit or a soul, a character or personality and in […]

Book Publishing in the Digital Age

Book publishing in the Digital Age, and times of streamed entertainment — by – Luiz Valério de Paula Trindade As it is widely known, in the early 20th century when the television was invented and started to enter the homes of millions of consumers across the globe, there were voices within the movie industry concerned […]