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Author Tori Bailey's webpage.
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Author KT Ashely is an American writer from the South whose genre is Historical and Realistic Fiction. A native of Louisiana, the writer also grew up in East Texas and lived several years in northern New England.
Much of his writing is influenced by historical events from contemporary to ancient. The human condition and it's affects on society are often the theme. Plot lines involving prejudices, indifference, wealth disparities and military service are common. Visit his Amazon author page.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Tomorrow meet KT Ashely, author of The Pool, and watch his interview here!
Monday, July 13, 2015
Clay caked hands held a drying face jug. The expression of a wide toothy grin, blank eyes, and flared nostrils seemed to be in a constant state of change. “Pottery embodies a time, place and invokes an emotional response. Some pieces can create a feeling of inspiration, nostalgia, and intrigue in how it is made. Then there are the face jugs. People either appreciate the artistry or are bothered by the expressions. The fact is a person will walk away with an emotional reaction.” Its creator, Bruce Bley, shared while he placed the jug on a shelf before covering it with plastic.
While being a featured artist at a national show was definitely a highlight for him, Bruce is at home doing the pottery shows that have become a part of his annual schedule. “After you do a few of the shows, it becomes like a social event. Friendships are forged with other potters. I have also created bonds with some of the people that return each year to purchase a piece for their collection.” Bruce sees the transaction of selling a piece of his pottery as more than just financial. “You are creating an experience for the person making the purchase. We get to talk with each other, share our enthusiasm for pottery, and discuss the inspiration or process for a particular pieces.