I’ve updated and added to this earlier post, first published here in Dec. 2012, in which I offer 6 of my short stories free to all readers! Please have a look, and do read my stories – this is my “gift” to you! And, bloggers and friends, please share and reblog this post wherever possible, if you agree that what I have to say here is an important message. Thanks, Everyone, for reading!!
I’ve been reading another brilliant book written by the very insightful, Seth Godin. I can’t get enough of this guy and his ideas on how we can work and create and live a life that’s meaningful. This one is titled, Linchpin: Are You Indispensible? and it was published in 2010. I wish I had read it a couple of years ago, but that’s water under the bridge.
I’ll quote from it now, however, to give you an idea as to why I’m writing this blog post at this moment.
“Art is a personal act of courage, something one human does that creates change in another.” p. 70
“The last element that makes it art is that it’s a gift. You cannot create a piece of art merely for money. Doing it as part of commerce so denudes art of wonder that it ceases to be art. There’s always a…
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