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Mar.03.2014 - 1:59 am
Finishing one notebook and starting the next, there is always a slight pain in the heart when moving on. Have recorded so much life in the one just ending, the lives of others,...
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Mar.03.2014 - 1:55 am
Some Thoughts On Editing The first draft is for you the writer to learn about the story or the poem.The second draft is for you the reader. Tell the story to your reader. From...
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Oct.20.2013 - 1:57 pm
Our lives take us on so many paths, I could have been a physicist, a gardener or a monk; each of these possibilities was real at one time. Instead poetry and literature choose me...
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Jul.26.2012 - 12:07 pm
The last two days have been filled with looking at and judging entries for the Anthology Prizes for this year's Koestler Awards. The Koestler's are a range of prizes for written...
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