Archive for April, 2021


“Kill your darlings.” That’s how the witty and urbane writer Dorothy Parker described the feeling behind having to slice, dice and lose chunks of one’s own work, chunks the writer may love intensely and feel make the work “ME.” We all go through it, but it doesn’t make it easier, as I explore in the Labyrinth Creators Journal over at the Immortal Artist. Bear with me as you double your pleasure, double your fun, with this voyage inside my head at twice the usual length.

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PAPA CAN YOU HEAR ME?

Watching Ken Burns’ definitive documentary on arguably America’s greatest 20th Century writer, someone who also writes can not help but think of the similarities and wide gaps between himself and the man. Ernest Hemingway developed a larger than life persona while privately he was quite torn, unhappy and confused sexually. The Labyrinth Creators Journal goes into some of my random thoughts and gets personal for both of us. Read the short, thoughtful blog that has 1600 dedicated visitors.

Immortal Artist: Labyrinth Project Creators Journal – Richard Alan Scott (New Entry