Monthly Archives: June 2020

How to develop your imagination in 2 techniques + 7 tips! — CNET NEWS BLOG

Imagination … this formidable capacity of the human being to conceive things which do not exist yet (or to dream those which will exist soon, as you prefer). Napoleon Hill said: “imagination is the laboratory of the world” . I … Continue reading

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TIPS FOR WRITING GREAT DESCRIPTIONS BY DAMARIS IRUNGU OCHIENG’ — DamarisIrunguO

A writers’ greatest task is to create a great reading experience, preferably a better reading experience than what the actual film or TV visual will provide. This is because, before anyone can put money on the visual, they have to … Continue reading

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Be a Successful Writer with These Tips — Laurie Morin

Beginning a career in writing is no easy task. It starts with the inspiration that comes from a fiery passion burning in your heart. However, many find that fiery desire sizzling out when they discover how difficult it is to … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of the Evolving #Writerslift — Voyage of the Mind

Tracing the #writerslift from its original roots through its curious evolution. A discussion of the six types of #writerslift in the Twitterverse today. via The Curious Case of the Evolving #Writerslift — Voyage of the Mind

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Sensory Memory — MosaicsOfBlue

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings, taking origin from emotions recollected in tranquility. -William Wordsworth Ink pens. Something about rainy days like today make me think of ink pens. Ink pens and obviously, school. Just a few days … Continue reading

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Cat’s Eye & some other Atwoods condensed — Reviewing Every Book on My Shelves

I know I said I’d review every book on the shelves, but then my first 7 posts would be all Margaret Atwood. And as much as I love her, that’s not how I want to begin. I really do love … Continue reading

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Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson — Churchly Piety

Clingham, Greg. The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Samuel Johnson wasn’t just a writer. He was a force of nature. You have to reckon with him, as is perhaps evident in that many writers … Continue reading

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A beginner’s guide to reading and enjoying poetry — Reading Room

Andrew McMillan, Manchester Metropolitan University One of the things you get asked most when people find out that you’re a poet is whether you can recommend something that could be read at an upcoming wedding, or if you know something … Continue reading

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6 Thoughts on Reviewing Poetry + tips & where to submit reviews – guest blog post by Alina Stefanescu — Trish Hopkinson

1. I come to reviewing as a reader, a simple lover of books. For many years, I believed that loving a book was not reason enough to review it. I believed that one needed special degrees in judgement in order … Continue reading

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CALELendar a poem, by Melissa Chaconas

branch out on words pivot the approach he prophecy relentlessly the part dreamed old- piece of night that transformations between me first word- last love intricately organic beyond reason strange benediction lesson mailbox wrath welcome letter picnic father instructions confidential … Continue reading

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