Category Archives: Artists

Digregorio receives Illinois Governnor’s Commendation

by Alice Andresen Charlotte Digregorio  recently received an Official Commendation from Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner for her 38 years of accomplishments as an author, speaker, university educator, writing judge, and exhibitor, advancing and promoting the literary arts for the benefit … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 5, 2017

with her two hands the artist frames blue summer sky   by kjmunro  (Canada) tinywords, Vol. 14:2, 2014

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You are a Writer, Whether or Not You Believe It

Tell yourself you are a writer and believe it. You’ll become a professional writer before long. I work more than an eight-hour day, and more than a five-day work week. I am always productive as a writer whether or not … Continue reading

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Your Responses to Describing “The Art of Writing”

Dear Readers,   Many thanks to all for responding with your one word to describe “The Art of Writing.” A few people duplicated words, but I decided to run them anyway.   If I have forgotten to run anyone’s word, … Continue reading

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Creativity Requires Sharing With Others

As I’ve mentioned many times on this blog, being a writer or any kind of artist or creative person should involve sharing your work with others. For me, a large part of being a writer is sharing what I have … Continue reading

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Can You Change the World with Your Writing?

Years ago, an artist-friend told me that she loves to share her art. She said even if just one person who sees it, feels it speaks to them, and gets him/her through a bad time in life, it is worth … Continue reading

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My Haiku Exhibit Moves to Rolling Meadows (IL) Library

My haiku exhibit will move to the Rolling Meadows (IL) Library, 3110 Martin Lane in Rolling Meadows, from October through Jan. 7. It will include more pieces of my work, such as the one below, as it is a larger … Continue reading

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