African Art’s Influence on Pablo Picasso’s Cubism Paintings

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Ever wonder where Pablo Picasso got his ideas for his paintings? Check out this latest article to find out.

 

http://www.helium.com/items/2363122-african-arts-influence-on-the-works-of-pablo-picasso

Close Up of Pablo Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon

A Mullica Dialogue II | Quazen

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A Mullica Dialogue Ii | Quazen.

If you enjoyed  Squirrel’s first conversation, wait until you hear him get himself into trouble with Tom.

Here’s a snippet:

Tom: Now, Squirrel, you know that’s not your weekend territory. You might better not let your ma catch you round there neither.
Squirrel: I know. I know. It’s just I followed this girl there one day.
Tom: From where?
Squirrel: From her house, of course.

Read more: http://robin-harkey-dixon.quazen.com/recreation/outdoors/a-mullica-dialogue-ii/#ixzz23voukHj5

A Mullica Dialogue | Quazen

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A Mullica Dialogue | Quazen.

Ready for some fun with play on words dialogue? Then check this one out.

Here’s a sample:

Squirrel: Hey, man. Did you drive with the windows down again?

Mudflap: Huh? Why you say that?

Squirrel: Cause your flaps are muddy! (laughs)

Mudflap: Oh, nah. Wife had me sleeping with the pigs last night.

Squirrel: Again!? That’s the third time this week. What you do this time?

Read more: http://robin-harkey-dixon.quazen.com/recreation/outdoors/a-mullica-dialogue/#ixzz23vo0kEVe

My Debut Novel is Finally Available!!!

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I’m finally a published author!

 

After 15 + years of fearing, holding back, waiting for the right time, etc. I took the leap and wrote my first novel.

 

 

It’s an excitement I can also share with my teenage daughter. At 13, she is a published illustrator – drawing not only the cover art, but all of the inside illustrations as well! I am so proud of her.

 

My novel is currently available in paperback and hardback. The e-book format will be ready for purchase in another 4 weeks.

 

Here’s the links where it can be purchased:

 

Abbott Press website

 

Amazon.com

 

Barnes & Noble website

 

For those of you in the Charlotte, NC area who would like a signed copy, drop me an email here .

The Next Step Towards Publication

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Well, as of Friday night, I can’t turn back. Up until then, there was always the possibility that I could, but not now.

So what happened Friday? I hit “send” – and with the click of a button my manuscript (coupled with my talented daughter’s illustrations for the cover, etc.) where traversing through cyberspace in the direction of my publisher’s email.

Read more: http://writinghood.com/writing/submitting-the-manuscript/#ixzz1zZX5GVWV

Taking it All In…

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I get the email/call/etc. I’ve been both waiting for and dreading – “I’ve finished reading your manuscript and…”

How do I react? What do I do now?

Read more in my latest update on My Journey to Publication page.

A Poem for Father’s Day

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My dad is a hard man to shop for so when Father’s Day rolls around every year, I struggle on what to get him. This year, though, I thought I would write him a poem to tell him what he means to me.

It’s entitled Who You Are to Me. And it starts off like this…

Father,
You are to me…

To read the rest of  my dedication, click here.

Understanding the Doctrine of Redemption

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The doctrine of redemption is the cornerstone of the Christian faith. Without redemption, the whole premise of Christianity would be a moot point; a mere clanging cymbal adding to the confusion of feel-good theology in the muddy pool of world religions. It is the skeletal outline of the entire Holy Bible – from Genesis to Revelation…

To read the rest of this article, go here.

What the Bible Says About Music

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Music is God’s gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.”

Walter Savage Landor

The Bible gives practical examples throughout its pages on how music should be incorporated into our daily lives and God’s original design for musical worship.

Continue reading here.