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Chapter 7 of My First Novel (First Draft)

So I haven’t written a single word of my own personal work in about three weeks now. It is a mixture of professional writing committments with a lack of inspiration that is keeping me from my work. 2,453 more words



1. First of all, position yourself geographically, especially if you are not from the area: Panamerican road, crossing Huasco Valley, at some distance of Vallenar center, Atacama Region, Chile. 838 more words


#Poetry 'The Turmoil Inside' by Fiza Pathan

The Turmoil Inside

My dear darling is it cold in your little world away from me?

I have melted with time over the years can’t you see. 304 more words


Poetry and Mapmaking

I’m really excited about Kei Miller’s latest book of poetry, The Cartographer Tries to Map A Way to Zion. The collection came out in June earlier this year but, unfortunately, it appears that it isn’t yet available in Jamaica. 365 more words


Literature: Lawrence Durrell, Justine

Idle, to imagine falling in love as a correspondence of minds, of thoughts; it is a simultaneous firing of two spirits engaged in the autonomous act of growing up.

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"The Town of 'Used-to-Be'" (1896)

The Town of “Used-to-Be.”

Grandma lives in a funny place,

The town of “Used-to-be,”

Where streets are “turnpikes” and people are “folks.”

And a nice hot supper a “tea.” 191 more words


why writers in kenya should start

Sometimes I discover a new word that has been coined. At least, new to me. Maybe others have used it before.

On this blog I have paid attention to the writers, to the books and the need for both. 75 more words