Leonardo da Vinci

Italian Renaissance architect, musician, inventor, engineer, sculptor, and painter Leonardo da Vinci, died at Amboise, in France on 2 May 1519. His drawings and writings are collected in the twelve volumes of the Codex Atlanticus (Atlantic Codex) whose name indicates the large format of an atlas of the dimension 650×440 mm and the atlas-like breadth… Read More Leonardo da Vinci

On Writing

Wystan Hugh Auden (1907 – 29 September 1973) is an Anglo-American poet whose four hundred poems elucidate everything from love to social themes and profound meditation. (Here you can read Funeral Blues and Elegy for J.F.K.) Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1948 for “The Age of Anxiety”, a long poem in six parts, Auden also… Read More On Writing

Inspiration

Brenda Ueland, journalist, editor and writer was born on this day, 24 October 1891, and died in 1985She was a pioneer in creative writing, best known for her guide on writing “If You Want To Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit” (1938).According to her every human being is able to write well: “This… Read More Inspiration