Reading poetry is what I’ve been doing more of recently as a writer of poetry must read it to see … Continue reading Powerful poems
FAITH AND FAILM. David Moxon (Author, A Once and Future Myth): The publisher and printer of A Once and Future … Continue reading Bishop wrote successful Lord of the Rings book
I’ve been thinking…and there should be more writing and literature on this blog, in the future, than general writing and … Continue reading More writing to come read: articles etc.
It is normal for an author to revise published works. Authors of books have done it all the time, I … Continue reading It is normal to revise one’s published work
One of things a publisher will want, I think, is commitment, and not serving the writer’s ambition first and foremost. … Continue reading Commitment is more than ambition
A powerful force arrested him And pushed him down the alley Where he heard a clown Speaking jests I must … Continue reading Cool view
Wisecracker: So you read those Indian romance poems in English. They’re English romances, then. Writer: It was a translation into … Continue reading Writers communicate internationally
In the throes of life, an artist happens to be picturing something in their mind, and wishes to translate that to paper. It may have arrived ‘through the ceiling’ as it was; or in the other words it just popped into their mind. It could come from observation of the real world; a landscape, a person; a thing. But like a camera the artist has a snap shot in their mind of something they want to put onto canvas or in a novel.
My dear boy, we never know what might happen to us. This is a curious world. – Geppetto says to … Continue reading It is a curious world
I don’t make a habit of reading obituaries or what is called the death notices, but as part of my … Continue reading Obituaries
When an article is merely interesting. If its my article, I deny it. Because I believe, rightly or wrongly, that … Continue reading Merely interesting?
For me, when it comes to reading a piece, the best effect is when I’m intrigued and stimulated by the … Continue reading This is stimulating reading
I’ve heard it said that it’s better not to use cliches in one’s writing and it’s better to say it … Continue reading Cliches are pain, are they not?
Do small touches make the difference to an article? Like a slight tweak, a slight delete, a shortening, a change … Continue reading Small touches matter: the edit that counts
There was a period where I again read, but critiqued, my own work, because I thought it wasn’t as readable … Continue reading Looking closer at my work
Some articles can be eye opening. The insights from people I’ve interviewed can be astoundingly insightful, helpful and eye opening. … Continue reading Interviewees are interesting, always
There was an article I did a while ago that was supposedly about a controversial issue, but the readership weren’t … Continue reading When there is already an angle – in the readership
I came across an encouraging obituary.