Tag: Writing

Life in London: Visiting an art gallery

Life in London: Visiting an art gallery

– Hello. I’m Gill at engVid, and today we’re doing something a little bit different for our lesson. We are going to be visiting a place in… Seven miles away from Central London, the Artful Pelican Art Gallery, which is a small art gallery and shop. And if you visit or if you’re in the

Yann Martel: ‘Transgression is central to art’

Yann Martel: ‘Transgression is central to art’

I think transgression is central to art. In art you cross borders and I’ve done that constantly in my fiction. So, for example, my first book was a collection of short stories and in it were the main stories about two students, one of whom as a result of a blood transfusion gets AIDS and

The Last of Us (feat. Writer & Creative Director Neil Druckmann)

The Last of Us (feat. Writer & Creative Director Neil Druckmann)

Hi, my name is Neil Druckmann and I was the writer and creative director of The Last of Us. And this is Lessons From The Screenplay. – [Narrator] Many people don’t equate video games with storytelling. They might think they’re simply about button mashing or blowing things up. But video games can tell deeply emotional

Drawing Relationships – UNC Writing Center

Drawing Relationships – UNC Writing Center

Suppose your assignment for sociology class asks you to look at a social issue related to gender and explore various factors that play a role. It’s a research paper, and you’re expected to make an argument about which factors are most important. You may decide to explore why women earn less on average than men.

Jarrett J. Krosoczka: How a boy became an artist

Jarrett J. Krosoczka: How a boy became an artist

Translator: Thu-Huong Ha Reviewer: Morton Bast Hello. My name is Jarrett Krosoczka, and I write and illustrate books for children for a living. So I use my imagination as my full-time job. But well before my imagination was my vocation, my imagination saved my life. When I was a kid, I loved to draw, and

Ethan Hawke: Access Your Subconscious to Achieve Creativity

Ethan Hawke: Access Your Subconscious to Achieve Creativity

When I first started trying to write – because I came on writing as an actor and you realize very quickly that there’s a big difference between being ambiguous and being vague. And being vague is out of focus, blurry, oh yeah everything’s kind of true. In being ambiguous is a little bit more than

The Four Stages of Creativity: Illumination

The Four Stages of Creativity: Illumination

[Eureka by Huma-Huma, a calm, ambient song, plays quietly in the background]. Sage from off-camera: Illumination. Sudden intervention. The moment of the Muse. The most obvious of the stages, for which there are many a metaphor. The light turning on. The seed growing from the earth. The oven timer ringing. The moment of illumination is