Posts Tagged ‘lives of artists’

  • To Hell With Swords and Garter

    December 24th, 2017 | Art | journalpulp | 4 Comments

    Did you feel that tug? Like a half-forgotten idea you can’t quite put out of your head — the escalating sensation in the center of your chest telling you it’s time to shift your life? Nothing outrageous — no come-to-God moment, this — but rather a soft yet persistent pull in another direction: an urge, […]

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  • John Steinbeck In A Funk

    August 28th, 2012 | John Steinbeck, Writers | journalpulp | 8 Comments

    In 1948, after divorcing his second wife Gwyn, John Steinbeck fell into a funk during which he was able to write almost nothing, except a series of exceptional letters to his editor Pascal (“Pat”) Covici. Here’s a small sampling which I hope you find as life-affirming as I do: September 19, 1948 Dear Pat: You […]

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