Really enjoyed the first episode with David Barnes and am looking forward to the rest, but I have to ask a question of those of you who’ve listened to it. When David talked about “hearing the Benny Hinn music” start up, did anyone else think he may have meant Benny Hill? Regardless, I swapped those two out in my mind in their iconic settings,…[Read more]
@mrs-hittle, If I could, I surely would! My plane ticket from Portland to Nashville (at the times I needed, so I don’t have to bail early like last year) for Hutchmoot cost me more than it would to fly from Portland to Iceland! So, just the one trip for me, alas. But, for sure, everyone who can should go!
This is great news! I was moved to tears by the reading of The Battle of Franklin at Hutchmoot, and thought it deserved more performances than just the original run. I wish I could be there to see the fully-fleshed version!
Gypsy Martin commented on the post, Trouble Go Down: I Am Hidden Away In The Bosom of Christ 3 years, 1 month ago
These lyrics are so good. I have no sensible comment except to say that they are supremely satisfying and that Rebecca Reynolds is a magical ninja lyric-writer.
Gypsy Martin commented on the post, To a Schoolgirl in America: Writing Advice from C. S. Lewis 3 years, 1 month ago
That’s interesting, Jonathan. I wasn’t sure what he meant by the “eye” part of writing “with the ear, not the eye.” I didn’t associate “writing with the eye” with making sure the reader can envision what the writer is trying to depict, but rather with clarity and proper grammar. I took the rule to mean that we can write “correctly,” but if it…[Read more]
I can’t believe that I’ve never heard this perspective on creative work before. I shared this post on Facebook, and many people (both artists and non-artists, if there is such a thing) expressed their gratitude and said it was just what they needed to hear. I know it was just what I needed to hear.
Taborspace is good for me location-wise, as long as I’m not coming or going in rush hour. My schedule is really flexible too. @nathandetr0it and his lovely wife Lynn have a brand new baby, so they may not be so available for a while. 🙂
Gypsy Martin commented on the post, Writing With Flannery O'Connor: An Online Creative Writing Course 3 years, 2 months ago
This course is so good! I’m not kidding, it felt like my birthday every week when we got the new lectures and assignments. It was good scary fun. If you are considering it at all, I encourage you to sign up.
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