Archive for December 2015

THE EMOTIVE SUBJECT

Dec 19th, 2015 | By

Commitment and sincerity are not enough An emotive subject is one guaranteed to provoke strong reaction in a large number of the populace. When the non-fiction writer decides to tackle an emotive subject, s/he is faced with two major obstacles. The first is choosing the right approach that will encourage people to read the book

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Poetry

Dec 19th, 2015 | By

Wearing his poet’s hat Aleister Crowley wrote: “A poem is a series of words so arranged that the combination of meaning, rhythm  and rime [sic]  produces the definitely magical effect of exalting the soul to divine ecstasy.”  This is possibly one of the most erudite observations ever made on the subject because we find those

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The Writer’s DIY Store

Dec 9th, 2015 | By

There’s a lot of DIY motivation going on in a successful writer’s career and unfortunately we often don’t learn about these things until much further down the line.  Writing is all about promoting ourselves and ‘getting the name out there’ in order to sell more books, articles or short stories – and there are all

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