First, I’d like you to watch this video. It’s really short, and I assure you it won’t be a waste of your time. Then, I’d like to tell you how much I agree with what Chuck Lorre had to say about writing.
I’m an ardent believer in the fact that all great writing comes from a place of truth, from a place well hidden inside our soul. I believe that those elements that are based on our own experiences, faults, and beliefs give substance to a story. I can see many writers who are reluctant about that. I can also understand why. It’s the most difficult thing to do. Once you start writing about yourself, in one way or another, you realize how difficult it really is. Continue reading
Besides being obsessed with butterflies, Vladimir Nabokov was also a big fan of Franz Kafka’s work, especially The Metamorphosis.
He even tried to edit the work in an attempt to make it even better.
This can pose quite an interesting question. Is an author worthy of editing the work of another?
This is a brilliant video if you are interested in understanding modern art. To put things into a proper perspective and to better interpret what the artist desired to transmit. Quite remarkable.
David Foster Wallace. Writer. Teacher. A rare intellectual. But all these pale when compared to his tremendous insight into what it means to be human. The things that are so obvious we don’t even notice them.
This short video is him explaining ambition, perfectionism, and the level of dedication required to be successful in any given field. Quite remarkable.
We’ve got a first look into the second installment of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy. The movie, starring sir Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, and Benedict Cumberbatch (in a way), is set to be released on December the 13th.