Tuesday Tirade / Inktober Day 26 (Connect): Ripe ideas

All previous drawings: https://linesbyleon.com/inktober/ Tuesday Tirade: Ripe Ideas Planning for National Novel Writing Month: Brainstorming ideas As I cut into the avocado, I knew immediately that it was a mistake. The razor edge of my paring knife pierced the outer layer entering the still hard, unripe (and therefore inedible) inner flesh. Too hard for guacamole,Continue reading “Tuesday Tirade / Inktober Day 26 (Connect): Ripe ideas”

Monday Musings / Inktober Day 25 (Splat): How Slow Can You Go?

All previous drawings: https://linesbyleon.com/inktober/ Monday Musing: How Slow Can You Go? I took out the first pizza from the 500-degree oven and set it aside to cool. As I proceeded to place the second one into the oven, the pan caught on the rack, jarring it from my hand. I watched as the toppings slowly—orContinue reading “Monday Musings / Inktober Day 25 (Splat): How Slow Can You Go?”

Inktober Day 24 (Extinct) and a Sunday Survey

MistakesWe made a fewThen a few moreConsequences piling upIdentifying the tipping point much too lateFutility becomes the word de jourWe didn’t learn a thingFrom the pastMistakes All previous drawings: https://linesbyleon.com/inktober/ Sunday Survey When I started conducting my author interviews, it was a way to get to know the people that I was participating in myContinue reading “Inktober Day 24 (Extinct) and a Sunday Survey”

Weekend Wrap-up / Inktober Day 23 (Leak): What can you draw?

All previous drawings: https://linesbyleon.com/inktober/ I’ve been told I’m good at drawing hands. Well, the left hand…or the right hand when it’s holding a pen or pencil. I’m blown away by how some artists can draw with such realism. Talent? Of course. Practice? Definitely. So, any chance I get to draw a hand I’ll take. AskContinue reading “Weekend Wrap-up / Inktober Day 23 (Leak): What can you draw?”

Thursday Thoughts/ Inktober Day 21 (Fuzzy): The Last Great Year.

All previous drawings: https://linesbyleon.com/inktober/ Thursday Thoughts: The Last Great Year? No answers here, just a whole lot of questions. Are our lives better now than they were a decade ago? Two? Do we need to go further back? At risk of sounding like the stereotypical comedic grandparent (of which I am not): “I remember when…”Continue reading “Thursday Thoughts/ Inktober Day 21 (Fuzzy): The Last Great Year.”

Weekend Wrap-up / Inktober Day 16 (Compass): The only constant is change.

All previous drawings: https://linesbyleon.com/inktober/ Anyone else caught off guard with the changes in the WordPress editor? My preview pane no longer opened in front of my editing page, and the font was different than if was before. Did I do something? Change a setting inadvertently? Nope. They changed it. Didn’t tell me, did they tellContinue reading “Weekend Wrap-up / Inktober Day 16 (Compass): The only constant is change.”

Free Book Friday, Book Review and my latest Interview: In Conversation With Author T.J. Christoff

But first, Inktober day 14: Helmet All previous drawings: https://linesbyleon.com/inktober/ In Conversation With Author/Poet T.J. Christoff About the interviews: When I published my first book, I looked for ways to reach new readers, and being a brand new author, participating in various book bloggers interviews was a good way to start. Some interviews were standardContinue reading “Free Book Friday, Book Review and my latest Interview: In Conversation With Author T.J. Christoff”

Thursday Thoughts / Inktober Day 7 (Fan): Opinion Media

All previous drawings: https://linesbyleon.com/inktober/ Thursday Thoughts: Opinion Media Was social media inevitable? If it didn’t make money… Should we call it what it really is: Opinion Media? Isn’t that what free speech is? Having a platform for expressing your opinion? Perhaps every post should have a watermark that says, “This is an opinion.” Unless it’sContinue reading “Thursday Thoughts / Inktober Day 7 (Fan): Opinion Media”

Weird Wednesday / Inktober Day 6 (Spirit): Not-so-Super Superpowers

Let’s get to Inktober’s business first: All previous drawings: https://linesbyleon.com/inktober/ Weird Wednesdays: Not so Super Superpowers Some superheroes use their powers for evil—[boo, hiss]—others for the good of humanity—[Yay!]. Superpowers come in all forms: genetic, accidental, mutation, experimental, or otherworldly intervention. We can’t all be so lucky (unlucky?), but we all have some hidden talent.Continue reading “Weird Wednesday / Inktober Day 6 (Spirit): Not-so-Super Superpowers”