Category Archives: Writing

Sunday Reblog: Young Creators!

Originally posted on Annika Perry's Writing Blog:
It’s been a wonderfully inspiring morning! Whilst preparing breakfasts, packed lunch, loading the washing machine I had the joy and honour of listening to the winning entries of this year’s BBC 500…

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Cozy Read Wednesday: Short Story Sundays (The Short Story Supposition Book 1) by Elizabeth S. Tyree

This week’s Cozy Read is a collection of short stories by Elizabeth S. Tyree, Short Story Sundays.  If you’ve ever wanted to be an author, are an author, or just enjoy reading fiction, you’ll probably enjoy these stories.  Writing is … Continue reading

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Capote (2005), a movie review

I was tempted to call this a “classic” movie review but couldn’t decide.  Maybe it isn’t yet, but it probably will be in the not-too-distant future.  This movie about the fame of Truman Capote that came out the publication of … Continue reading

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Tuesday Teasers

O.K.  I know it’s Wednesday, but I wrote this on Tuesday and I published something else (about Inspector Morse) on Tuesday. I follow a blogger who takes part in a “weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm” … Continue reading

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SACKS AND NOTEBOOKS

Originally posted on Annika Perry's Writing Blog:
No doubt we’ve all set ourselves deadlines in our writing goals. Some may even come attached with a mental forfeit. Not many can be as extreme as the one Oliver Sacks set…

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Anatomy of a Grammar Nerd

Here is a very interesting overview of who the sticklers are about grammar. Thanks to Aman Mittal on WordPress for bringing it to our attention. Enjoy my Sunday reblog!

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Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello

Luigi Pirandello may not be a household name for many of us, so I’m going to begin with a bit of background.  Pirandello was born in 1867 on the island of Sicily, where his family owned a sulphur business.  At the … Continue reading

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Friday Fun — Pseudonyms – Yes? No?

Originally posted on Live to Write – Write to Live:
Friday Fun is a group post from the writers of the NHWN blog. Each week, we’ll pose and answer a different, get-to-know-us question. We hope you’ll join in by providing…

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The Writer’s Pro Shop Series, Why You Need It – A Guest Post by Hubert O’Hearn

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Hubert O’Hearn has previously been featured on Reading Recommendations. He is a Canadian-born playwright and journalist who now lives in Ireland. When he announced his new The Writer’s Pro Shop Series recently I…

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The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf

I don’t know why I’ve never before read any novels by Virginia Woolf.  I had certainly heard of her, and knew people who read her (or at least quoted her). I never studied her at university. I guess I just never … Continue reading

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