My Hong Kong Travel Log: Part 2 – The Adventure Continues – From the Peak to Macau and Home

By Seth Singleton We left the Peak for the comfort of our beds and a chance to sleep in for a few hours later than normal. Then we packed our bags and drove to the port and boarded a ferry to Macau. We checked in to our rooms at The …

That Night a Poetry Reading was (Almost) Drowned Out by Distractions

The power of great poetry is missed when the listener is distracted. I went to a poetry reading to see two good friends, Joseph Lease and Donna de la Perrière on August 30th. Then I listened to a poet who is new to me named Natasha Saje from Utah. I think it’s …

Write Fire Not Smoke

Editing the Fire When you are telling a story you want to write fire not smoke. Editing is playing with fire. In this case the goal is a controlled burn. However even a spark can become a wildfire. I recorded a podcast and wrote this post about editing for a …

Top 5 Reasons I Recorded “Do Superheroes Ever Have This Problem?” on my Anchor Podcast and Why I Plan to Record Them All

By Seth Singleton Storytelling was originally an auditory experience The first stories were spoken aloud. They told you how to find food, which plants were used to heal, and the history of the place where you lived. Not everyone is able to read Like listening to audiobooks, podcasts allow people …

The Academíe was the school where student artists studied masterworks of history like the plaster molds of statues by Bartolini and Pampolini, and legendary musical instruments by Stradivari and Cristofari found sanctuary

This is a series of posts following my wife and me on a tour of Italy.   By Seth Singleton Why the Academie? We had already seen the statue of David. It was gorgeous and stunning. Our guide Sylvie had explained that David had been viewed in a public square …

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