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Poetry is an impulse as old as the human spirit: as old as language itself. We find it deep in time; in Isiah, Homer, St John, Corinthians (in the Bible), Dante, Shakespeare, Goethe – in writing and...
I have been an indie author of adult and children's ebooks since November 2011, have published eleven short ebooks/stories, and in that time I have realised that the best way to be found as an author ...
Suzanne Ruthven, author, commissioning editor, tutor, publisher, ghostwriter ... but not a literary critic. “Reviewing has one advantage over suicide: in suicide you take it out on yourself; in r...
Every serious writer needs a website to showcase their work. If you don’t already have one, there are many free sites offering you the tools to build your own, and get your own URL, often free of ch...
There are many good reasons for reading D H Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover and one of the less recognised reasons is for the comments Lawrence makes about the writing of fiction and characteri...
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