Tag Archives: Leonardo da Vinci

PITCHING ON A STORMY SEA

The concept you pitch could turn out to be the story that cannot be named! I’m an indie author. And one thing I’ve learned, after pitching directly to agents at a writers conference, is that beauty is in the eye … Continue reading

Posted in Adoration, ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, android, art history, Books, fantasy, Florence, Florence. Italy, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Italian renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci, literary fiction, Lost Paintings, magical realism, middle-grade time-slip adventure, paranormal romance, PEARL BY PEARL, poetry, REINCARNATION, romance, Sandro Botticelli, science fiction, science-fiction fantasy, Silent K Publishing, supernatural, the 'Mona Lisa', THE BEDE SERIES - V KNOX, The INDIGO PEARL, THE UNTHINKABLE SHOES -novel, time travel, Titanic, Titanic's lost shoes, Titanic's unknown child, Twinter the novel, V Knox, V. Knox author, Veronica Knox author, women's fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEONARDO!

Born April 15th – 1452 in the town of Vinci “There was born to me, a grandson, the son of Ser Piero my son, on the 15th day of April, a Saturday, at the third hour of the night. He … Continue reading

Posted in Andrea Verrocchio, art history, Books, Fine Art, Florence, Florence. Italy, Italian renaissance, Italy, Leonardo da Vinci, Second Lisa, Silent K Publishing, the 'Mona Lisa', THE VITRUVIAN MAN, time travel, V Knox, V. Knox author, Veronica Knox author | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

WONDROUS & DISASTROUS

APRIL 15 – A DAY TO REMEMBER Leonardo da Vinci was born – April 15, 1452         HMS Titanic sank – April 15, 1912 It’s uncanny that these are both subjects about which I’m most passionate. I … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Fine Art, Historical Fantasy, Leonardo da Vinci, literary fiction, magical realism, Nova Scotia, paranormal romance, REINCARNATION, romance, Sandro Botticelli, Second Lisa, Silent K Publishing, supernatural, the 'Mona Lisa', THE UNTHINKABLE SHOES -novel, Titanic, Titanic's lost shoes, Titanic's unknown child, V Knox, V. Knox author, Veronica Knox author | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

WHERE WERE YOU?

If meditation is time travel, then I have been there with Leonardo and Sandro and Lisa. I brushed against their cloaks of country-rough sackcloth or city-thick velvet trimmed in fur, and run my fingers over the heavy embroidered stuff of … Continue reading

Posted in Books, fantasy, Fine Art, Florence, Florence. Italy, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Italian renaissance, Italy, Leonardo da Vinci, literary fiction, poetry, romance, Sandro Botticelli, Silent K Publishing, the 'Mona Lisa', V Knox, V. Knox author, Veronica Knox author | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

WALK THIS WAY

Sometimes, to understand history, you must put yourself in another person’s shoes. Walk with me… Pretend for a moment that you are a master painter. You live in fifteenth-century Florence. It takes you over a year to complete a masterpiece. … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Florence, Florence. Italy, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Italian renaissance, Italy, Leonardo da Vinci, literary fiction, Lost Paintings, Second Lisa, Silent K Publishing, supernatural, the 'Mona Lisa', V Knox, V. Knox author, Veronica Knox author, women's fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The first cellular phone?

EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN I see an angel reading a text message. This painting, Tobias and the Angel (c. 1467) from the studio of Andrea Verrocchio, is considered to contain three of the earliest instances of painting by Leonardo … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Fine Art, Florence, Florence. Italy, Historical Fiction, Italian renaissance, Italy, Leonardo da Vinci, literary fiction, Lost Paintings, paranormal romance, Sandro Botticelli, Second Lisa, Silent K Publishing, the 'Mona Lisa', V Knox, V. Knox author, Veronica Knox author, women's fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

DEAR INDIANA JONES

IS IT EVER TOO LATE TO GET THE WORD OUT? Think of poverty stricken Van Gogh – a posthumous billionaire. Is that the sound of an artist turning in his grave? BOOKS OF FUTURE PAST So here’s the scene: it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Fine Art, Leonardo da Vinci, literary fiction, poetry, V Knox, V. Knox author, Veronica Knox author, women's fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

BEING ON TIME

HEART HISTORY & THE FINE ART OF TIME TRAVEL I ART My historical research is a personal renaissance of time-slipping into the past and materializing –truly being there, here, and everywhere via the art of 360 degrees of travel, and twenty-twenty vision. … Continue reading

Posted in Books, fantasy, Fine Art, Florence. Italy, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Italian renaissance, Italy, poetry, REINCARNATION, romance, Silent K Publishing, supernatural, time travel, V Knox, V. Knox author, Veronica Knox author | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

A TRUTH by any other name should smell as sweet  As an author I want to give my characters ideal names. They deserve the best. They deserve names that represent who they are at their core – a DNA signpost … Continue reading

Posted in Books, fantasy, Fine Art, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Leonardo da Vinci, literary fiction, paranormal romance, REINCARNATION, Second Lisa, Silent K Publishing, supernatural, the 'Mona Lisa', time travel, V Knox, V. Knox author, Veronica Knox author, women's fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

FICTION – CRAZIER THAN QUANTUM PHYSICS

BEING WAY OUT THERE A master of ceremonies on a pantomime stage, sidles up to the edge of the stage wearing his top hat and tails, waves his arms, and addresses the audience: “Did you know the universe is crazier … Continue reading

Posted in Adoration, Books, fantasy, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, literary fiction, Lost Paintings, magical realism, paranormal romance, PEARL BY PEARL, REINCARNATION, romance, science fiction, science-fiction fantasy, Second Lisa, Silent K Publishing, supernatural, the 'Mona Lisa', The INDIGO PEARL, THE UNTHINKABLE SHOES -novel, time travel, Twinter the novel, V Knox, V. Knox author, Veronica Knox author | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment