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Tag Archives: Story
“Waiting For Words” Featured at the Museum of Motherhood
My story, Waiting for Words, is being featured for the next two weeks with the art of Sarah Nicholls as part of an ekphrastic project called M.A.M.A. (mothers are making art). You can see it here. A list of all the featured … Continue reading
Why a Good Book Is a Secret Door
Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we have bestselling author Mac Barnett, who is the author of fifteen books for children. He was the executive director of 826LA, a fabulous nonprofit writing center, and founder of The Echo Park Time … Continue reading
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Be An Artist, Right Now!
Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we have Korean novelist Young-ha Kim. Kim weaves tales that speak to the thrills and challenges of young Koreans in our increasingly globalized and ever-changing world. Young-ha Kim wishes that his eighth grade … Continue reading
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The Politics of Fiction
Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we have novelist Elif Shafak, who is the most-read female author in Turkey. She explicitly defies description. Her writing blends East and West, feminism and tradition, the local and the global, Sufism and … Continue reading
The Mystery Box
Welcome of another Tuesday with TED. Today we have writer, director, and producer J.J. Abrams. As the Emmy-winning creator of the smart, addictive TV dramas Lost, Alias, and Felicity, J.J. Abrams’ name looms large on the small screen. As the writer/director behind the … Continue reading
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Where Does Creativity Hide?
Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we have author Amy Tan. Tan is the author of such beloved books as The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God’s Wife, and The Hundred Secret Senses. Born in the United States to … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, Other Writers, Tuesdays with TED Tagged Ambiguity, Amy Tan, Creativity, Fate, Imagination, Intentions, Story, Truth, Uncertainty, Writing Life Leave a comment
The Story of Life in Photographs
Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we have photographer Frans Lanting, one of the greatest nature photographers of our time. His work has been featured in National Geographic, Audubon, and Time, as well as numerous award-winning books. Lanting’s recent … Continue reading
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How The Worst Moments in Our Lives Make Us Who We Are
Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we have writer Andrew Solomon. Solomon writes about politics, culture, and psychology and has spent his career telling stories of the hardships of others. His 2012 book, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the … Continue reading
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The 4 a.m. Mystery
Today on Tuesday on TED we have performance poet, multimedia artist, and storyteller Rives, who has been called “the first 2.0 poet,” using images, video, and technology to bring his words to life. Part poet, part storyteller, part philosopher, Rives … Continue reading
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