Re: JK Rowling's Original MS - art & arts
I have the sense that a person who is "good at" one sort of creative
expression also spends time in others. I write, but I also am an
artist (for examples:
http://www.br2.tantech.com/gallery/Some-art-Lezlie) One thing seems to
"feed into" the other in some sort of rhythmic flow.
It is easier to get the story moving when I'm in "stuck" places when I
can create the characters and/or the places in sketches -- but, those
little "doodles" are tools, not an end in themselves. A process very
much unlike my sculptures, which have their own beginnings and endings.
I also run into writers who are musicians. There seems to be a cross
over in the arts, I wonder how widespread it is? (Seems like I read
study somewhere about that ...) Lezlie
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> It is amazing how many authors are fairly descent artists. My guessis is that it has to do with the ability to visualize. Many writers
(and readers) see the equivelent of movies in their heads. To want to
draw some of it seems natural.
>like almost contradictory talents but they are actually complementry.
> I've always been fascinated by writer/artists. The two gifts sound
If you draw what you are writing about you can stumble onto extra
details. If you write about what you draw you can do the same. Its
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