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If you want to become a writer...

… YOU SHOULD LEARN. Language is like an instrument. Like a guitar or piano. If you know how to “play” well, you are able to improvise without thinking about grammar, synonyms, syntax and other similar stuff. 166 more words


Security Theater of the Absurd

“The tears of the world are a constant quantity. For each one who begins to weep somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh.” 300 more words

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The Importance of Not Being Earnest

A guest posting from David Schatzky

Some see life as a sacred mission to improve the species, to make the world a better place and to leave a legacy which will live on long after we’re gone. 180 more words

Pigs On Parade

Recently I mentioned we had been on a scavenger hunt across the city of Dublin for these Pigs on Parade. A hundred artists were selected to decorate a pig and these one hundred pigs are hidden in the city. 1,412 more words


Of Beckett and Bukowski

If you’re well dressed, people often assume you aren’t well read. For me at least. One of my proudest moments this year was when I walked into an old book store, and out of deference to my fur coat and fedora, the owner helpfully pointed out, ‘The novels are downstairs. 724 more words

Happy Days

I Can't Remember To Forget You: Proust and the Mother of All Descriptive Novels

Description. It doesn’t come easily to me. Other writers have spoken about this–there seems to be a definite divide among writers: some agonize over dialogue, while others have trouble with description. 1,223 more words