By Megan Griffith Yesterday, I submitted my poems to literary journals for the first time in months. I even sent out some new poems that I’m a wee bit nervous about. I’ve been putting this off forever because the process is so intimidating, but it occurred to me that non-writers (or people who haven’t looked [...]
By Gwen MY DARLINGS MUST LIVE How could anyone kill their darlings when they birthed them? My darlings are the great thoughts, the succinct quotes, the magical insights, the metaphors, similes that light up my writing and make it sparkle like sunshine on rippling water. How can I kill them? Well, I can’t. To kill [...]
Amazon And Goodreads Summary Luxaar, a foreigner to the desert Provence of Zariban, and his troublesome partner The Rat plan what is to be a simple heist. Nothing goes as planned as soon as they enter the mansion of Rez-Hilkta. Eccentric, never seen and collector of rare items. Once inside they are introduced to a [...]
Pre-orders available for Erin Crocker’s “Forbidden” Does evil lurk in Devil’s Creek, or are residents of Paradise Grove manifesting a darkness far more sinister? Genre: horror, LGBT+, allegory b (A story that uses a metaphor to present a moral whether it be political or just about society) Pre-order an eBook on December 10th , or [...]
Happy Birthday to one of my favourite writers!
Jane Austen was born on December 16, 1775 in England. She authored six books and these books continue to be revered today. Her books include Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Sense and Sensibility, Persuasion, Northanger Abbey, and Mansfield Park.
Jane’s father encouraged her writing back then and even bought her expensive paper and pencils even when the family needed the extra money. She used her father’s library frequently by reading lots of books.
I distinctly remember reading Pride and Prejudice many, many years ago. I loved that book! I dreamt about meeting my own Mr. Darcy some day. But, I also remember Jane’s great sense of wit and wisdom in her writing throughout her novels.
Enjoy a few quotes from Jane Austen’s works:
“It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.”
― Sense and Sensibility
“I declare after all…
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When most people visit a blog unless they are bloggers themselves they will never truly understand the amount of work it takes to build a successful blog. For that reason, bloggers work often times are underappreciated because most people think we whip blog posts up in five minutes. It is our job to make blogging look easy and although it may look like we whipped these posts up in five minutes I assure you we did not and it probably took way longer than it appears. Saying comments like blogging is not that hard can come off as rude or insensitive and can really hurt someone’s feelings. Want to show a blogger you appreciate what they do? It is really simple avoid saying these things and you are on the right path to showing your favorite blogger your appreciation without even trying.
You’ll never make money– A very small…
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Philosophy- Okay so this is my new favourite subject!! It's so deep and interesting and it's the only subjecting where having multiple existential crisis actually helps you get good marks! And the cherry on top? My professor is absolutely hilarious and looks like George Lucas! Psychology- So we're basically learning stuff I've learnt in High [...]