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Archive for January, 2012
by Dan Tricarico • 11 comments
Enjoy money, fame, and power. Not really.
If you’ve ever thought about editing your own on-line literary journal, it’s never been easier. A forum thread recently came up regarding a Scribber who wanted experience as a slush editor. My r...
by Nina Munteanu • 22 comments
T.S. Eliot called the lines “meaningless” and “a serious blemish on a beautiful poem”...
“Love makes an object beautiful—Eliseo Lagano Ubi amor ibi oculus est (Where there is love there is vision)—Richard of St Victor Do you recall John Keats’ enigmatic last two lines in Ode on a Gr...
by Dan Tricarico • 29 comments
*With apologies to Raymond Carver.
Last week I gave a sixty-minute presentation called “Writing with Precision and Clarity” to some twenty-odd second year teachers in my school district. One of the first things I said was that I felt...
by Justin C. Key • 14 comments
Seven websites, books, and apps I have personally found helpful in writing.
Writing Excuses - Writing Excuses is a podcast geared towards writers of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror. The cast consists of published novelists who share their insights on many different aspec...
by Nina Munteanu • 5 comments
Within a short period of time, the ability to record and share “stories” had moved from a closeted elite to the world citizen. That is what the printing press—and the internet today—did. Both have shifted the zeitgeist of an entire world.
In the early 1400s, when Lady Vivianne Schoen, the Baroness Von Grunwald, lived (the hero of my latest book, The Last Summoner due summer of 2012), one of the largest libraries in Europe was at the Un...
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