Author Archives: Ann Isik

About Ann Isik

Artist/Writer, Proofreader/Copy Editor

Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Flash Fiction Challenge: Cornered


Cornered

A goat took up residence in a corner.

“He can’t live here.”

“His belly’ll tell him.”

Press came; religious groups offering garlands, money. Animal militants smashed windows. Continue reading

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Intentional Printing by Lynn Krawczyk


I promised a while back that I’d try out and report back on the techniques presented in the books I’m listing on my Recommended Books For Mixed Media Artists page. I planned on doing one a week. Of course, I … Continue reading

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Walking off a Cliff: Creating when Injured


I did. Well, I slid part way down the bottom bit and smashed my shoulder, a week ago today. Might need surgery. Fingers crossed. It was all very dramatic. Two ambulances. (Did they think I was in bits that would … Continue reading

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St Francis Gives Me An Image


The last time I wrote about art, I reported how I’d broken my printer trying to print on paper coffee filters. Before taking the mangled machine to printer hospital, I had one last go at healing it myself. And this … Continue reading

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Anaesfearsia


Every Friday authors worldwide gather around the virtual fireside of Rochelle Wisoff and share stories of 100 words, prompted by a common photograph, and exchange constructive criticism. Readers’ comments are also welcome. This week’s photo has been provided by Ted … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Flash Fiction Challenge: Exposed


Exposed

They finished their cigarettes in silence, ground them underfoot and strolled off towards the car park. The stubs, still smoking, danced a cheery reel around their heels for a short while, uplifted by a merry breeze, then tumbled from the bridge into the water. Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: In the Moment


In the Moment

“The soul of man is like to music;
From Heaven it cometh
To Heaven it riseth
And then returneth to earth,
Forever alternating.”
“Goethe,” he returned, in an undertone. But I think it’s water, not music?” Continue reading

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Walking Wisley: The Glasshouse: A Visual and Olfactory Delight


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Walking Wisley: Visual Delights IX


   

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Walking Wisley: Visual Delights VIII


The glasshouse at RHS Wisley is a feast of texture and pattern. Here are two types of weave from the tropical zone. Both are from different types of palm. I think the one on the right is a date palm. … Continue reading

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