Tag Archive for Writers

Edgar Allan Poe Encore

It is October when we celebrate fall, celebrate Halloween and with that said, have an opportunity to celebrate the works of Edgar Allan Poe. We’ll work on a writely applied October post marathon of all things Edgar Allan Poe.

To start here is a visual five minute biography on the life of Edgar Allan Poe.

Remembering J.R.R. Tolkien

In 1973, at the age of 81, J.R.R. Tolkien passed away. We are grateful that his work did not pass away as well. Tolkien has inspired many creative beings to further his work or the spirit of their own creativity.

Edgar Allan Poe Tell-Tale Heart with James Mason

Here is an incredible piece of animation from 1953 of Edgar Allan Poe’s short story The Tell-Tale Heart. This UPA Production was the first adult only carton in Great Britain under the British Board of Film Censors classification system. I couldn’t tell you why really. I guess scary deserves an X rating. » Read more..

Phenomenal Woman

Maya Angelou wrote a poem called Phenomenal Woman which Amy Sky set to music. It is a beautiful poem and I thought it would be nice to share for Mother’s Day. I didn’t know it was set to music and was amazed at how beautiful the poem was after being rendered to music. I like it when lyrics are poetry and when poetry is lyrics. It is a truly gifted person that can do both and Maya’s poem Phenomenal Woman is lyrical. » Read more..

Mel Torme April Showers

I’ve posted less but thought of Writely Applied often. I’m not blogging much, but I’m writely applied in my work which requires creativity in its own right. I’ve spent a few moments smelling the roses, or really smelling the spring rain that may bring roses. The sound of rain is always appealing to me; I’m a lover of all things weather as each type of weather evokes some sort of feelings or memories. » Read more..