The 10 Bar

A couple of scenes take place inside this unusual bar near Jardin de Luxembourg. This bar has pretty much been miraculously preserved since 1955. Originally started by a dude from Spain named Mariano, it’d be hard to find a more authentic, vintage “dive” experience in Paris than this place which can hold about three dozenContinue reading “The 10 Bar”

Bullfighting, Seize and Pauline

A bar in Saint-Côme-et-Maruéjols, a village of about 700 in southern France, plays a pretty important role in A Moveable Marfa. At the Bar Tabac L’Alambic, Steve meets a most intriguing woman named Pauline Ferrand. Here’s a short excerpt– “To overcome loneliness, I occasionally rode my bike into the nearby Saint-Côme-et-Maruéjols in the evening andContinue reading “Bullfighting, Seize and Pauline”

Philosophy by Juan Miro concerning Human Action and Souls

“I am far more interested in, much more by, a human action than by all the museums in the world. As far as I’m concerned, there are only two kinds of people: the ones who have soul and the ones who don’t.” twitter.com/fundaciomiro/status/1224641475205566466 Follow me on twitter for more inspiration– https://mobile.twitter.com/CEHunt2

Ah, Inspiration! Food…

One can be inspired by food. Taste can be a very powerful sense. Mardi Gras season is reason to celebrate all the senses. One often hears about King Cakes, but one of my favorite culinary celebrations involve Louisiana Strawberries. The season is very short but very sweet. Louisiana Strawberries are some of the best I’veContinue reading “Ah, Inspiration! Food…”

Inspiration at Night in New Orleans

Inspiration is critical to any artist. Walking around New Orleans at night is an incredible source of inspiration to any artist with a pulse. Whether writing a novel like A Moveable Marfa, a short story or painting, nightscapes awaken within me a mood or feeling that can launch a burst of expression. A character canContinue reading “Inspiration at Night in New Orleans”

“Closing the Books” on a Novel

by Carl W. Hunt Readers of A Moveable Marfa will note in the biographical section at the end of the book that my brother, C. E., credits me with an assist in editing and content suggestions. That was a generous acknowledgement on his part and encouraging as we hope to continue to collaborate in novelContinue reading ““Closing the Books” on a Novel”