The Clues that Whisper

Everything I ever needed to know about writing I learned at an SCBWI conference.  Okay.  That’s a bit of an exaggeration.  I’ve read some very good books on writing like Natalie Goldberg’s WRITING DOWN THE BONES and Christopher Vogler’s THE WRITER’S  JOURNEY.  But I tended to get these recommendations from people that I met at … More The Clues that Whisper

A Bach Symphony?

 I had completely immersed myself ina very nice mystery for kids when I crashed headlong into the following line:  “A symphony, that’s what the place is like–a complex Bach symphony that sharpens your mind even if you can’t comprehend every strand of harmony. ” A Bach symphony?  I knew that J.S. Bach had written preludes, fugues, … More A Bach Symphony?