Pup Fiction By Sue Clancy
When I was a kid I knew a beloved Basset Hound named Lucy. Fiction writers are some of my favorite beings on this planet. Therefore all fiction writers must be Basset Hounds – correct?
Kidding aside, the Basset Hound is a slow-paced hunting dog. Writers (and readers) are slow-paced hunters of beneficial thoughts and ideas.
No matter how quickly information can be distributed or how fast new technology may work – it still takes time for a human to chase down a concept and evaluate its accuracy, intent and meaning – often with much correction and revision of thought along the way. At least now and again we’re rewarded with “Ah ha!” moments – a side benefit of which is that some of them have floppy ears and are called Lucy.
(This painting is currently at Caplan Art Designs http://www.caplanartdesigns.com)